Convincing (consistent light source for all composited objects; interesting scale shift; accidental feeling
Photo found on Flickr. Exposure allows a lot of light to pour in and make the colors very vibrant; almost a graphic feel. Selective cropping in camera (cutting off the rest of the word just to read _no) and placing the text at the bottom make it feel grounded and permanant.
A poster by Turksib combines two seperate ideas—screaming and a rushing train—into one image. Soft air-brush like quality of coloring gives an etherial quality and makes it feel much less shape-based.
This image, though an actual photo of a side of a house, appears to have been manipulated. Very powerful—almost feeling like it could be of Russian Constructionist influence (but where’s the red?). The softness of the ground (both in shape and also hue/value) is of such a different language from the letters (stark, solid and sharp) that the two seem at opposite ends of a spectrum. Because of this the need to find the relationship between the two is intensified…