Quote Originally Posted by Q.G. View Post
To convince viewers that a photograph was taken in amongst the astronauts, the camera needs to be in amongst the astronauts. If you want to take a picture of a model cityscape that is meant to look like as if it was taken at street level in a real cityscape, the camera needs to be in the model where you would be in the real street.
Agree, this is probably going to be far more important than any other issue like focus or DOF.

Quote Originally Posted by holmburgers View Post
This issue of perspective seems self-evident. I guess I am wondering how we can overcome the limitations of lenses. Alas.....
Quote Originally Posted by erikg View Post
Don't use a lens at all, use a pinhole.
Amen, maybe something like this, but than in a model environment(Zero Image 4x5 in 25mm configuration):