This is a rare and curious image…..
The picture originates from 1888 in Germany & was first seen public ally on a postcard for the “Anchor Buggy Co” with a caption that reads “You see my wife, but where is my mother in Law?”
The illusion plays on what is called Perceptual Ambiguity, looking at certain regions of the image your mind will play towards one of the enclosed images. For example, staring at the necklace will tilt you more towards seeing the old women whereas staring at the nose will lean you towards the young woman.
If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, here’s something you should know. Scary animals with subtle drop-shadows look much better than those without shadows. Above, you will see the original image, that this man has tattooed. Very cool, especially how the tail of the scary arachnid looks like it’s in the air and about to strike.
These are some really amazing 3 dimensional wall paintings that look real.
This could be a good option if you are running short of space & wish to give your limited space a much bigger look.
This look a unbelievable tree, isn’t in?. There are 2 trees, one is place back of the wall and the second one is in front of the wall, and a tree has been cutted so amazingly it look like an illusion
The pool reflection in this cave is one of those amazing optical illusions. With perfectly quiet water, a pool of water can give you a flawless mirror like reflection. In cases like these it´s hard to determine which side is the is the real side and what is the reflection illusion. Or maybe its a perfectly symmetrical cave! …
Chinese artist Li Wei from Beijing started off his performance series ‘Mirroring’ and later on took off attention with his ‘Falls’ series which shows the artist with his head and chest embedded into the ground. His work is a mixture of performance art and photography that creates illusions of a sometimes dangerous reality. Li Wei states that these images are not computer montages and works with the help of props such as mirror, metal wires and acrobatics.
Source: Li Wei Art
The photographs of Gillian Brown are specials; Why? you’d probably say at first. But look! don’t conclude things only at the first photo. Go reading and you’ll see few more photos of the same set – only seen from different perspectives.
The truth is that these aren’t just paintings painted over real life photos. How did the author achieve this? The 3D effect these images accomplish works only from certain angle of view.
If you remember our articles about Felice Varini , you’ll immediately recognize the technique and understand how they work.