Impossible Frame

Impossible 21 October 2014 0 Comments

Impossible Frame

The man in this photograph is putting the finishing touches on a homemade rectangular wooden frame.  As he tightens the final screw, however, he cannot help but notice that something seems peculiar about the carpentry.  The two pieces of wood in the center cross one another in a very unnatural way.  How did he build […]

The Way to the Top

Impossible 12 November 2012 0 Comments

The Way to the Top by Erik Minnema

Impossible scenes are always welcome on this site.  We have previously featured impossible items such as triangles, stairs, nuts and tennis courts.  The following photograph represents an impossible chess board.  The modified board appears to be a flat surface.  But something is odd about it.  The pawn in the lower left corner looks as if […]


Forced Perspective 28 September 2012 0 Comments

Climbing - Forced Perspective

Is this man climbing a large white ladder?  What is going on here? Perhaps this is just the case of a man on his hands and knees on the pavement with a camera tilted at an angle to give the impression that he is climbing.  This photograph was taken by Erik Minnema.