Thursday, June 11, 2009

Closely resembling a real house

 
I'm pretty certain this is 3-D, but I've got a lazy eye and those damn things never work for me.  Here, print these off and see if it works, will you?
 
 
Note: glasses not from listing

Note note: No, really, if I don't say that someone will think they are

16 comments:

Annarchy said...

I don't know, I think it looks sort of celestial, maybe not God's living room, but one of the lesser saints...the patron saint of Pottery Barn...

Patricia Linehan said...

Someone's been playing with the filters on their photo editing software...

Dani said...

I think they used the soft focus feature to make it look better, kind of like how Glamour Shots would do that for ugly women to make them look "sexy". But, like Glamour Shots, it's not working.

Stuart said...

I kept expecting Barbara Walters' visage to suddenly pop up and start interviewing Jay-Z.

But anyway ... 7 bedrooms? Really? What, did they just staple 2 double-wides together and call it an estate?

Still, I kinda like it, in a Psilocybic sort of way.

Charlene said...

It's like the "Mudd's Women" version of real estate.

You remember that episode: Kirk convinces the women that the drug they've been given to make them glamorous is just a placebo, and it's their own self-confidence that's making them look sexy. The fact that they're also wearing sexier makeup, sporting a softer hairstyle, and are being filmed through a soft-focus lens with more flattering lighting in those shots is of course irrelevant.

Alissa said...

Like those 3D things it does hurt my eyes to look at it. It just seems so off. This is what a house on alien planet or an alternate universe would look like.

Christy said...

I truly hope this isn't in 3D. I couldn't handle that creepy painting of that child in the 1st bedroom to be 3D. I hate that painting. Why people continually buy prints I do not know. And why you'd want a creepy child staring at you while sleeping is another mystery all together.

Anonymous said...

Who knew Dooce was so popular among real estate photographers?

http://www.dooce.com/archives/photos/01_31_2003.html

mudslicker said...

Did they take all these shots thru a pitcher of Funny Face Jolly Olly Orange flavored drink?

Everything looks so orange-y....



*Pics courtesy of Rootin' Tootin' Raspberry Realty*

Anonymous said...

They have a "Possible view of mountains if built-up" but then again, don't we all.

blake said...

I really liked the house, but only because it made me feel trippy.

I was trying to give them the benefit of doubt that they didnt go overboard with the saturation and blur tools. I knew someone who had a camera that took pictures like these, automatically "blowing out" all the color levels.
.....until i saw picture 4&5 and saw the fade-to-black frame on the picture. One of the true signs of a hack trying(failing at) photo retouching.

scowl said...

Is there any wonder that there's a web site devoted to Photoshop disasters? Once people who don't know what they're doing find those adjustments, there's no stopping them.

I suspect this relator was at the computer saying, "Softer. Softer. No, even softer! Perfect! Now more saturation. No more. Even more! Yes, now it looks like an oil painting."

scowl said...

And Sara, I'm surprised there was no comment on the exterior shot. It features our beloved white PVC chair's bastard older brother, the metal folding chair!

Anonymous said...

The pictures have the same over exposed lighting that I see on CSI: Miami. All it needs is that red headed guy removing his sunglasses dramatically.

Anonymous said...

Funny Face! omg, blast from the past, we used to drink that stuff by the gallon as kids~

saint said...

Sadly enough, it looks like a poorly made HDR photo or just long exposure with poor lighting. Like someone had technical skills but didn't realize you shouldn't make the end product look fake, which makes a photo look interesting to the human eye because of the excess contrast (which our eyes are naturally drawn to) but utterly fail as commercial advertising of a house.