Okay, just for the record, I DO have a version of this photograph where the sign is correctly in focus, however…
I came across this sign while out for a walk. It made me start thinking of what it would be like to be lost in the forest – we’re talking fairy-tale degrees of scariness here – and then in the distance you see a sign. “Thank goodness,” you think. “I’m saved”.
Desperately, you crawl to the foot of the sign. Every step an agony, every breath a terror.
You look up at the sign, which you are sure will help get you home safely. And you see… this.
And so, I deliberately chose the version of the sign that suggested a bad dream. Panic, terro, missed focus and over-saturation.