Mike’s Experiments - CSS: Image Replacement

Using this technique you can offer users a simple and reliable masthead image with alt text while still offering cool hover/focus effects. This method also preloads the secondary image allowing an instantaneous transition between states. Great for branding images or logos.
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Embedded Image Replacement Technique

To see this technique in action, simply hover over or focus on the image below, unless styles are not supported, of course.

Embedded Image Replacement