March 15, 2010
Welcome to Elgin Park, population 1 (Michael Paul Smith, its creator)
Time stopped there in 1964,
yet it's had about 20 million views
and some days approaches 750,000 page views on Flickr.
Jim Koscs' New York Times story tells you all about it.
Or just browse the Times' slide show.
describes his photos
[above and below]
March 15, 2010 at 04:01 PM | Permalink
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Very cool, and yet I still have a sense of the "uncanny valley" in these images.
Is there anyone that can tell me why? How is it that with this much detail, I can still sense it is a replica or scale-model, rather than the real thing, even before reading the description....?
Posted by: EEJ | Mar 17, 2010 3:04:12 PM
Dang! You can see the reflections of the trees in the cars! How does he do that?
Posted by: tamra | Mar 15, 2010 9:04:09 PM
That is soooooooooooo cool!
Posted by: JoePeach | Mar 15, 2010 4:27:58 PM
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