The pool and arches optical is our version of the many similar illusions we have seen over the years of arches straddling things. Ours utilises a beautiful picture (origin) of a swimming pool overlooking a fantastic sea view. But what has happened to the pillars of the arches?
With the great news this week that Nelson Mandela has been released from hospital we have designed an optical in his honour.
Today's illusion is shown on a new Microsoft Surface Tablet. We have put the word opticalspy behind a chevron shaped grid pattern twice. Can you see something strange? If you hover over the picture you will see it with the grid removed. Thanks to masodo for help with the code
We have designed a new perspective type illusion for you today. Here we have a typical skyscraper with two window cleaners cradles hanging from the top. The perspective of the photograph makes it look like the one at the top is much longer than the one at the bottom. But on the two dimensional picture they are actually exactly the same length. If you don't believe us, get your ruler out and measure it yourself. See - I told you. (don't you just hate know it alls)
We have designed a physiological cube illusion for you and this one will really blow your minds. Are they sticking in or out or both and are the little white dots turning from white to black and back again, but most of all - why does my head ache?
If you are an Optical Spy regular you will know we are not all about illusions. We just like pictures that make you think. So here we have something we put together that doesn't fall into any category other than 'what's going on here' What we really like is that the sky line at the bottom looks great in white!
We wondered if humans could differentiate between left and right eyes. So we put together a picture with someone who's eyes have been swapped over. What comes to light is that if the eyes are slightly tilted it is not immediately noticeable.
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