you've probably seen some 'tilt shift' photography recently, where the focus has been manipulated to make objects in the image appear miniature, like a wee train set. you can browse through examples at tiltshiftphotography.net, and there are tonnes of flickr groups, like this one, or you can go to tiltshiftmaker, a site that allows you to upload and manipulate your own photos. it helps if you have the right kind of photo, as it doesn't work equally well with all. still, it's a fun site to play around with. i used this photo i took in Vietnam, which kinda sucks, but i have seen some pretty amazing examples.
i also found this tilt shift music video via drawn.ca
Bathtub IV from Keith Loutit on Vimeo.