Japanese photographer Naoki Honjo is known for his cute representations of familiar places, shot to look like miniature models of the real thing. He achieves this effect by using the tilt-shift technique, which creates a very narrow line of focus. As he writes in the afterword of his book "Small Planet" published in 2006: "Small changes in point of view can lead to big changes of consciousness. I think this is the role of photography."
We spoke to the 30-year-old artist during his recent visit to Hong Kong.
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Naoki Honjo's "Small Planet" is showing at Harbour City's Gallery by the Harbour in Hong Kong until May 18
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