Facebook users have said that this image looks like giant lamps being sold in someone’s yard, but if you look closer you’ll see that it’s not what it seems
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This bizarre optical illusion blows people’s minds as many think they are giant lamps.
Facebook users said the image looks like giant lamps being sold in someone’s garden.
But if you take a closer look, it’s clear that they’re not huge at all. From the angle of the photo, the lamps look like they are sitting on the grass.
However, the photo was taken to make an ordinary lamp set look massive.
If you look up at the picture you can see the lamps hanging from a wire but because they were ripped up close they look bigger than they are.
One user said online: “This is one of the most compelling illusions I’ve seen in a while. It took me long enough to figure it out.”
Another said: “I’m at work staring at this like an idiot – just found out.”
A third confused viewer added: “I don’t think I would have ever gotten it, I just accepted they were huge.”
Some online said the rusting and chipping around the rim also contributed to the effect.
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Recently we highlighted how the camera can make things not appear as they are.
Another weird optical illusion went viral, and at first glance it looks like it was taken straight from the Coachella or Glastonbury headline set.
If you look at the snapshot below, can you see the people standing in the crowd? What about the bright lights shining off the stage?
Well, it turns out you’re not actually watching a concert – it’s just a cotton picker working through a field at night.
In reality, the crowd is the natural fiber field, and the lights and stage are actually the giant harvester that was simply working the night shift to pick the field.
Your mind has managed to trick you into seeing something completely different because the visual areas of the brain receive and process information.
Your perception was distorted because when your brain and eyes try to communicate, things don’t connect immediately and the interpretation of the image gets confused with something else.
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