Last week I took some pictures in downtown Calgary. This one looked good on the camera preview, a nice contrast between the landmark Calgary Tower being dwarfed by newer office buildings. But still being a noob camera owner, I didn't really get the exposure right.
So I opened the picture in Picnik and tweaked the saturation and contrast until it looked interesting.
Then, employing the cheapest design trick of them all. I added some text in the most acceptable font of them all: Helvetica.
Now you know a dirty, cheap photography trick: don't be a hack like me, be original.