Alternative text (alt text) is meant for readers who cannot see an image, such as blind readers and readers who use a text or mobile browser. It should summarize an image's purpose, and should not duplicate its caption. Every image should have alt text, except for purely decorative images, which should instead have "
The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of Powderfinger discography cached on 19 May 2013 at 20:20.
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A wide shot of a stage with four musicians visible: each is playing a type of guitar. A drum kit is mid-stage but the drummer is obscured by lighting and equipment. The audience are across the front, below stage, some have one fist raised. A photographer is centred, front of stage, another is further to the right with a camera pointing at the band, a third cameraman is at left pointing into the crowd. Behind the group on the left is a large screen which depicts various words including "Fight clouds baby blue despair skin red lies lost stars ith empty rocket paint love g". Overhead lights shine down on the performers. To the right is a large sign with white writing "bring your living room to life" on red-orange background.