http://ds106.us/assignments/design/ – Assignment: The Big Caption – Description: In the spirit of http://thebigcaption.com/ take any photo featured on The Big Picture (http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/) and add typographical text elements in a way that changes the message.
Here’s my go at it 🙂
I saw this picture of really happy revelers at Glastonbury Festival – just sheer joy on their faces… and I thought, well this is so straight forward – what if I turned it on its head… what if they weren’t just really cool people having good fun… but something more sinister.. AND with so much trouble in the world and so many wars etc.. should anyone really be smiling? OK, lighten up, I know.. but back to the juxtaposition… I started by thinking of the reasons why folks shouldn’t be smiling – or why in reality so many folks are NOT smiling – times are tough! – anyway – so who MIGHT be smiling these days… a-ha…. it came to me… The text on his shirt was difficult to make readable….