"FAKE VIEWS" ~ A.K.A. "Artistic License" on CREATIVE ARTS THURSDAY/FRIDAY
Artistic license is a colloquial term, sometimes a euphemism, used to denote the distortion of fact, alteration of the conventions of grammar or language, or rewording of pre-existing text made by an artist in the name of art.
This photo of a portion of the Big Thompson River in the Colorado Rockies … was pretty good … but, the rushing water on the left was a bit barren and therefore a distraction from the whole (IMO). So, I added the Tree Swallow in flight to fill the void. I deem it a nice decorative piece of art … albeit a "Fake View".
Ditto the photo atop the article; the sunset original needed something, so, I put in the fisherman's silhouette.
© A. Mac/A.G. (Both Images)