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Optical Illusion


I passed this by the photo club members today and it freaked with their heads. Now it's your turn. Take a look at this image which I came across on the Web recently:

Shadows illusion

See the squares labelled "A" and "B" - they're actually the same colour.

You don't believe me do you? No one does: I certainly didn't. If you've got any sort of image manipulation software then save the image and then sample the colours, or crop out everything other than those two tiles. Then you'll see it's true.

It's very odd.

Written 04/03/08

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On 05/03/08 at 10:36am Anna Marsh wrote:

touch of that german guy that does all that illusion stuff. can't remenber his name off the top of my head, saw an exhibition at the Science Museum not long back.

From Russia at RA is fantastic byw.

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