The Mysterious Factory Where the First Sentient Robots Were MadeS

Extranoise creates what he calls "enhanced reality" photographs, shots of real-life places that he turns into strange, CGI-looking hyperreality. How does he make an abandoned factory look like one of the glowing set pieces from video game Portal? He uses tone mapping to make their colors pop and glow surrealistically. Want to see more of his reality-based dreamscapes?

Here are some of my favorites. This looks like an abandoned factory that's become a dimensional portal to another world.

The Mysterious Factory Where the First Sentient Robots Were MadeS

And this one looks like a robot train (actually, one of the new superfast trains in Paris) that might take you deep into the heart of a planet where slaves wait for Riddick to rescue them.

The Mysterious Factory Where the First Sentient Robots Were MadeS

And what is this? An abandoned hyperdrive engine?

The Mysterious Factory Where the First Sentient Robots Were MadeS