When I went to Edinburgh for the first time, I couldn’t stop shooting so I came back with tons of shots. This one in particular was taken from Edinburgh Castle, so to distinguish it from the others I did a faux-tilt-shift effect to miniaturize the city. The trick to making a real-looking miniature is to use the Lens Blur feature in Photoshop, *not* the Gaussian Blur, because the Lens Blur will simulate actual lens fall off.
↳ Following the death of his grandfather, Thorin Oakenshield is set to take over as head of the company, or so he thought. Smaug, a multi-millionaire from the north, has brought the company to ruin in his abscence, and taken its riches. With the help of his companions, he sets off to take back the company, but Smaug is not the only one standing in his way.
As someone who has a business degree and is also an artist, I can say without a doubt that this is one of the most creative and well made AU! graphic arts representation of The Hobbit in here. It is utter perfection!