Crossroad of Realities: Photography Subverts Gaming Scenes

lightning night scene trailer

lightning cars moving fast

lightning crossover intersection

As an offshoot of the same series, Benoit Paillé collaborated in generating a set of primarily binary (two-image) lightning storm GIFs that operate along analogously surreal lines.

lightning street

lightning overpass

lighting scene

In this case, despite each scene being fully virtual in terms of content, our pattern recognition abilities to fill in the gaps between frames and render these almost-static and physically ‘fake’ urban images lifelike.