The Purple Giant

Forced Perspective 21 May 2015 1 Comment

The Purple Giant

Kind of a funny forced perspective photograph I came across a while back and put in a folder for future post ideas.  It certainly looks like the man in the forefront (the purple giant?) is significantly taller than everyone else around him.  He is standing on some sort of ledge closer to the camera than […]

Anamorphic Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

Anamorphosis 3 July 2014 0 Comments

Anamorphic Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

There are a number of talented artists creating anamorphic drawings on pavement and sidewalks, we see their work all over the Internet.  New Zealand artist Jame Harkins creates his three-dimensional drawings on a different surface – in the sand at the beach.  In his drawing shown here, a tall skinny ladder leads up to a […]

Hidden Camel Optical Illusion

Hidden Objects 4 February 2013 1 Comment

Hidden Camel

A camel is hiding in this tranquil poolside scene.  Can you find it? I am not sure exactly where this image is from.  It looks like it was maybe some sort of advertisement for a product.  If anyone has any information on this, please let us know in the comments.

Pool by David Macdonald

Impossible 23 August 2012 0 Comments

Pool by David Macdonald

“Pool”, by David Macdonald, features a man in the center of the image who appears to be climbing down a ladder.  (I suppose he could be climbing up, but since he is looking down, that is probably the direction that he is headed.  Either way, the illusion is the same!)  The top and the bottom […]

Swimming Pool Illusion

Anamorphosis,Video 14 August 2012 0 Comments

Swimming Pool Illusion by Brusspup

Brusspup had to drain his pool and used the opportunity to create a new anamorphic illusion.  When standing in a specific spot, a blue #2 pool ball can be seen in the pool.  From all other angles, the ball is distorted. Additional footage related to the creation of this optical illusion can be viewed by […]