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After browsing around Worth1000 (Endless rabbithole that it is), I finally decided upon this image in the “Out of Place” contest, titled “Stonehenge beach”

Stonehenge Beach by s4shaban.

What strikes me so intensely about this image is the combination of fantasies that it so deftly accomplishes. The beach itself is gorgeous and inviting, a place that most people would identify as a dream destination. Stonehenge is a classical destination for the modern tourist (And certainly a place I would like to see).

This manipulation, while quite skillful, is successful because of the fantasy that it invokes instead of just the trick that it plays