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Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos

Artist and photographer Michael Paul Smith has spent hours upon hours photographing one special town that he holds very dear to his heart. There is something that always drew him to it, and the images he created are simple, but stunning.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

They glow with small-town charm and innocence, reminiscent of days and decades past.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

The town he photographs is quaint and beautiful.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

There’s not much going on in these pictures, but it’s obvious that this town is nothing but charm.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

But when you zoom out, you instantly realize it’s not real.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

Michael builds custom models and cities.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He creates very realistic settings.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

Most of what he creates are from a very vintage era in time.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He uses real life background settings to include in his photos.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He started this hobby to perfect his photography.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He actually has mimicked the town that he grew up in.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He says this is what America looked like when he was a kid.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He sets up most of them just on card tables.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

Then uses real like surrounds such as mountains, trees, etc.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

The final photos and settings has to be just perfect to look real.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

The final photos are very convincing that they are real.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He’s created several different settings.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

He enjoys the selfies that come with it.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith
Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

I would love to actually live in this town if it existed.

Artist Uses Perspective Real Life Backgrounds With Model Cars To Create Realistic Vintage Photos
Michael Paul Smith

If you only saw the photos, I think anyone would be convinced that this was an actual vintage town that used to exist at one point in time. Check out his website to see even more pictures.

Written by Chris Stuber

Chris Stuber loves the outdoors and has a huge passion for life, family and friends. He's the happiest guy you'll meet. He lives his life to the fullest and is always on a quest for knowledge. Chris enjoys the little things and has a thirst for adventure. You can usually find him hiking in the mountains, kayaking on a lake or in his garage building something unique.

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