Multimedia designer Shukhrat Pardaev assembled this beautiful tilt-shift video of San Francisco, following in the footsteps of shorts using the same miniaturization technique on New York and Sydney.

"San Francisco: The Beautiful City" brightens and cleans up its namesake, as tilt-shifting tends to do. All the more reason for the next video to get into the historically gay Castro district and other city lively neighborhoods, as suggested by YouTube commenters.

[via Bits & Pieces, Laughing Squid]