Shiny Legs Optical Illusion

Ambiguous 7 February 2017 0 Comments

Shiny Legs Optical Illusion

Take a good look at the the legs in this photograph. Do they appear to be shiny to you, as if they are wet or have oil rubbed on them?  Would you believe that they are not oily at all?  Instead, they are just a normal pair of dry legs with streaks and spots of […]

Expecting Winter by Erik Johansson

Ambiguous 12 January 2017 0 Comments

Expecting Winter by Erik Johansson

Swedish surreal photographer Erik Johansson created this photo-manipulation that depicts a scene where seasons meet.  The woman in the foreground is using a giant needle to sew white sheets together.  Behind her, the sheets that she has already sewn appear to be snow-covered ground. Regarding Erik Johansson’s creative process, he notes that: It always starts […]

Ultimate Stunt by Thomas Barbèy

Ambiguous,Impossible 22 August 2016 0 Comments

Ultimate Stunt by Thomas Barbèy

Thomas has once again used his photography skills and imagination to come up with this very unusual balancing act.  Merging a photograph of a tightrope walker headed toward the viewer with a photograph looking up at a chandelier and ceiling, a confusing and unsettling image is born. Regarding the process that Thomas uses to create […]

Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

Ambiguous,Video 25 July 2016 0 Comments

Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

Kokichi Sugihara of Meiji University in Japan created this very intriguing video featuring a series of ambiguous cylinders.  If you look at the objects placed in front of the mirror and then look at their respective reflections, you will notice that they look like completely different shapes.  How can this be?  Obviously, there is something […]

Fear the Walking Dead Season 2 Poster

Ambiguous,Skull 5 May 2016 0 Comments

Fear the Walking Dead Season 2 Poster

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard of the wildly-successful Walking Dead series on AMC.  As with many successful television shows, the creators decided to create a spin-off series to complement the original called Fear the Walking Dead.  Season 2 centers around the premise that survivors of a zombie apocalypse board a […]

A Somewhat Disturbing Beard

Ambiguous 28 April 2016 0 Comments

A Somewhat Disturbing Beard

I ran across this image the other day and almost just scrolled right past it.  I was kind of wondering what the point of the picture of this man with a beard and glasses was.  As I was scrolling, however, a set of eyes caught my eye which caused me to do a double take.  […]

Vase Face by Gene Levine

Ambiguous,Stereo 7 April 2016 0 Comments

Vase Face by Gene Levine

Thanks to Gene Levine for sending over one of his latest 3D stereograms.  It incorporates the face/vase ambiguous optical illusion in addition to the hidden image located in the pattern below it.  Take a deep look inside the gray swirling pattern and see if you can get the hidden image to pop out at you. […]