It's easy to warp or distort a photograph digitally, but snapping a picture that'll bend your mind without the use of Photoshop isn't quite so simple. One of the best ways to create surreal pictures naturally is via the use of reflections. They play with your perspective and cause you to think about the image in a totally different way due to the optical illusions they can create.


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Take a look at the pictures below to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, the list includes some of the best optical illusions caused by reflections we could find. Some are funny, others are beautiful, and all are guaranteed to play with your mind. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1 Reflection Creates A Moon

Reflection Creates A Moon

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Yvonne Bernal 10 months ago

I'd love to have that view right outside my front window!

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#3 Hyde Park Is Perfect In Fall

Hyde Park Is Perfect In Fall

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tara hasani 10 months ago

This is why universe is a piece of art .

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#6 Perfect Tree Reflection

Perfect Tree Reflection

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Arabella Atlee 10 months ago

When will my reflection show who I am inside?

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#9 The Reflection Of An Identical Car From Window Perfectly Matches

The Reflection Of An Identical Car From Window Perfectly Matches

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Yvonne Bernal 10 months ago

That's hilarious. At first I thought the shading on the window was making the car appear tinted... then I realized after reading the title, it's the reflection of the open window.

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#11 Walking On Clouds

Walking On Clouds

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Yldîz Chengi 10 months ago

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia ! Gorgeous!

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#12 Did My Friend Piss His Pants? Nope, It's Just The Reflection Of The Chairs In The Room

Did My Friend Piss His Pants? Nope, It's Just The Reflection Of The Chairs In The Room

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Yvonne Bernal 10 months ago

That's hilarious. Even more funny if he were delivering a serious speech and everybody keeps laughing....

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#13 When Will My Reflection Show Who I Am Inside

When Will My Reflection Show Who I Am Inside

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Yvonne Bernal 10 months ago

It would have to be fake. The reflection cannot show the front of the flower bouquet, OR the front of her dress. MOST IMPORTANT, it could not show the groom's tie, as she would be blocking the reflection! Sorry, I call P0hotoshop

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#14 The Reflection Makes This Chimpanzee Look Like He Is Wearing Her Dress

The Reflection Makes This Chimpanzee Look Like He Is Wearing Her Dress

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Yvonne Bernal 10 months ago

He also appears to have his hand going down the front of her dress too!

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#15 Perfect Reflection

Perfect Reflection

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Fatemeh 10 months ago

This one didn't mess with our head.It messed with his and hers.

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