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Faux Tourist Photography

Reiner Riedler's 'Fake Holidays' Shows a Break from Reality

— December 2, 2011 — World
Technology continues to become an important factor in nearly all aspects of life for many individuals, affecting jobs, home life, and even the way people spend vacations, as Reiner Riedler's 'Fake Holidays' photo series illustrates.

Riedler, a Vienna-based photographer, shows through his work just how much technology and simulation affects people, changing the way people experience nature and vacation time. As the accompanying text to the series by Jens Lindworsky explains, "When wishes are out of reach, simulation is taking over our leisure time and our holidays." While visitors to a theme park just a decade ago would simply ride the attractions, guests can now choose to capture a simulation video in front of a green screen as they pretend to ride a roller coaster.

Whether you welcome these technological changes with open arms, or you'd prefer to lounge on a real beach during your vacation, Reiner Riedler's 'Fake Holidays' series offers the audience much to think about.
Trend Themes
1. Simulation Vacations - Offering simulated vacation experiences as an alternative to traditional travel could disrupt the tourism industry and appeal to those who can't afford a traditional vacation or prefer not to travel.
2. Faux Photography - The rise of faux tourist photography presents an opportunity for photographers to offer their expertise in creating more realistic simulated vacation experiences.
3. Virtual Reality Theme Parks - Developing virtual reality theme parks could revolutionize the entertainment industry by offering immersive and interactive simulated experiences that rival traditional theme parks.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - The trend towards faux tourist photography provides an opportunity for photographers to explore new areas in simulated photography.
2. Tourism - Offering simulation vacation experiences or package deals that include virtual reality experiences could disrupt the traditional travel industry and appeal to those who cannot afford traditional vacations.
3. Entertainment - Developing virtual reality theme parks could revolutionize the entertainment industry by offering immersive and interactive simulated experiences that rival traditional theme parks.
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