FAKE: Lausanne Chalet

This is what Google did to one of my snaps of a medieval chalet in Lausanne, just a few meters from Lac Léman,

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Lausanne Trees

This is what Google did to one of my snaps of a budding tree in Lausanne, just a few meters from Lac Léman,

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Zurich Castle

This is what Google did to one of my snaps of a castle in Zurich, right next to the main train station (Zürich Hauptbahnhof). Even the original photograph is quite impressive – it was taken with my little point-and-shoot camera in color mode, yet it turned out nearly black and white.

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Prime Tower

This is what Google did to one of my photographs – Google applied some interesting colors, not actual colors you’d ever see with your eyes, but nice colors nonetheless:

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Bumblebee on iridescent flower

This one is not far from the truth, but it is still a fake: it’s what Google did to enhance a snap I took of a bumblebee, hard at work gathering his lunch in September, in Zürich:

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Porte Jaune Unstretched

I was pretty impressed with this view of the Porte Jaune building in the downtown area of the Alsacian village of Mulhouse:

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Water Tower

I was pretty impressed with this impression of an antique water tower – used for filling steam trains – and it reminded of some of the work of M.C. Escher, who was known for hanging objects in empty space.

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Umbrella pines

I was pretty impressed by this modified snap of some umbrella trees in Provence:

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Royal Mail sentinals guard an English village

I’m continuing the series with this image of what looks like two mailboxes in the quaint English village of Welwyn Garden City. I transformed it using an incredible iPhone application called MRRW (“mirror”):

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But in this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.

FAKE: Face in the soup

I’m beginning the series with this image of a bowl of soup. I transformed it using an incredible iPhone application called MRRW (“mirror”):

Just for the record: the photos I post are never in any way retouched or enhanced or changed – except for cropping.

But this series of blog posts entitled FAKE I publish some rather interesting images I have enhanced in some way.