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Michael Paul Smith, who could quite possibly be a giant for all we know, seems to have a passion for cars and photography. But as you can see from the above pic, he is quite big, or is he.  Michael has spent the last 25 years creating detailed 1/24 scale models, and brining them to life in Elgin Park. Elgin Park is a virtual community that he has created containing a collection of 1/24th scale recreations of everyday scenes from the middle of the 20th century.

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Through his lens you get to glimpse a brief moment in time, where it lets your imagination run wild. The detail in his models are so realistic that you don’t realise you are looking at 1/24 scale models, right up until he shows you how its done. You have to admin his passion and imagination and we hope he continues to create these wonderful image for many more years.

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For more images, take a trip around Elgin Park

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It started at a young age with bedroom posters, the Countach of course. This slowly grew into a super car die-cast model collection, fifty five 1:18 models at the last count. At which point it had almost taken full control, the incurable Mad Car Disease ran deep though my veins all the way to the bone. And things for my loved ones just got worse as the cars where now being bought at 1:1 scale, after a BMW, HSV, and couple of Audi's, the disease reached my brain, pushing me over the edge and down the rabbits hole into the world of the bedroom poster.

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