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Tourmaline . toy photograph of Wild West David Levinthal Smithsonian Diorama - 4 horses running with horse drawn carriage in background

Miniature Photography from David Levinthal’s Diorama

As you may well know, my sister and I went to the opening of the David Levinthal exhibit at the Smithsonian in DC.

A very cool feature of that exhibit, is that one of David Levinthal’s dioramas is on display. To my understanding, Levinthal commissions custom pieces for him to then assemble to the needs of the photographs he envisions. While behind glass, and with only a 50mm lens at my disposal, I managed to capture a few interesting shots of the piece and I wanted to share those with you here.

These pieces are roughly 1:32 scale, meaning the adult figures are about 2 1/4″ (5.72 cm) tall and very intricately detailed.

One Response to “Miniature Photography from David Levinthal’s Diorama”

  1. eob2

    They indeed are very detailed and beautiful, good job with capturing them in the photos.


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