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Players are miniature with this special lens

Valery Hache / AFP / Getty Images

Spain's Fernando Verdasco and France's Jo Wilfried Tsonga play during the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match on April 19 in Monaco. This photograph was taken with a tilt-shift lens which uses selective focus to change perspective and depth of field. When shooting from a high vantage point, a tilt-shift lens can make the subjects appear to be miniature.

 

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