Ben Heine mixes drawing and photography to create a scene that is half real and half imaginary. In a past interview, he stated his works in this series (called Pencil Vs Camera) are “…all about illusion, 3D, dreams, augmented reality, and fantasy.” On this empty street, he creates the illusion that a non-existent trolley is [...]
Anyone who owns a camera can create their own optical illusions using forced perspective. In the photograph below, which looks to be from the 1940′s, a woman sitting on the beach holds two of her miniature friends in the palms of her hands. She really seems to be enjoying herself, doesn’t she? Who knew camera [...]
A photographer gives a dead tree new life by capturing the photograph at exactly the right angle.
Today’s video will demonstrate how certain visual cues help your brain to create the perception of depth. Two playing cards are presented, but the one that appears to be furthest away is actually closer to you than the other.
Do you notice anything peculiar about the kid in the hat? Does he look a little too old to be carried through the water?
Some experts project that the total economic damage from Hurricane Sandy could be as high as $50 billion. One person affected by the storm was able to capture an optical illusion compliments of Sandy. Can you tell what is going on in this picture?
Is this man climbing a large white ladder? What is going on here? This photograph was taken by Erik Minnema.