Sometimes all you need is a camera, a little imagination, and the right camera angle to capture something that is both deceptive and interesting. The person who took this photograph was able to make it appears as if a very large crane was lifting the moon into the night sky. In doing so, it almost […]
Seven people leaning against a wall marvel at the sight of a flying dog. It almost appears that the dog is full of helium. Two other similar photographs worth revisiting are Climbing from Erik Minnema and the optical illusion courtesy of Hurricane Sandy.
OK Go is an American band known for their unusually quirky videos. For their latest effort promoting their new single The Writing’s on the Wall, from the forthcoming album titled Hungry Ghosts, they decided to dive head first into the realm of optical illusions. What they came up with is an entertaining music video featuring […]
This man appears to be so big that he can grip the base of a tower and hold it like his own personal toy. It would be interesting to know how far away he is standing from this structure when this picture was taken. For another interesting forced perspective photograph, check out the Eiffel Tower […]
If you were parked here taking this photograph, would you feel comfortable driving over this bridge? Is the car heading up the hill in the distance about to drive off the end and into the cold waters below? This is a photograph of Storseisundet Bridge in Norway. It is the longest of eight bridges that […]
Patrick Hughes creating paintings using a reverse perspective technique that he calls “reverspectives”. Looking at one of these paintings from the front (see image below) make it difficult to figure out exactly what makes them so unique. This painting shows a series of shops in perspective view giving the painting a sense of depth. The […]
This one minute commercial for the Honda CR-V features a number of different optical illusions. The tag line for the commercial is “An Impossible Made Possible”, and the result is a mind-bending and pretty entertaining advertisement. I typically do not like many commercials, but I must admit that this one was well done. Do you […]