So many images are Photoshopped these days that it's hard to know what to believe anymore. But you don't need to be an editing wizard to mess with people's perceptions of reality. All you need is a camera, some willing friends and an eye for obscure camera angles. And as you can see from this list compiled by Bored Panda, when those three simple ingredients are combined correctly, the end result can be just as mind-boggling as anything done in Photoshop.


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Have you created your own optical illusion without the use of editing software? Then show the world a different perspective by sharing your pictures here, and don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1

Halp

lurkch Report

pdspd 2 years ago

absolutely amazing

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#2

Forced Perspective

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AmandaPanda 2 years ago

The dog was probably tripping balls

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#3

Perspective Can Be Awesome

Shikabamdesertwolf Report

Christa-MariBentham 2 years ago

VERY well done!

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#4

Optical Illusion

Stefan Van den Bergh Report

FionaMessenger 2 years ago

Very good, very Escher.

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#5

Anything Is Possible

Jamie Bowlby Whiting Report

DanielBoulet 2 years ago

Really quite brilliant!

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#6

Sleeping Over Water

wzopf Report

AmandaPanda 2 years ago

Looks like they are coming out of a stargate

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#7

Jumping Fishes

Tina Terras Report

YvonneBernal 2 years ago

This feels like I've entered into another dimension

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#8

Grass Hair

Koldunov Report

YvonneBernal 2 years ago

I gotta wonder if she knows Sideshow Bob??

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#9

Eloise Amberger - Australian Synchronised Swimmer

imgur.com Report

JerieRagsac 2 years ago

lets out some air back there, missy? XD

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#10

Perspective

Aaron Willcox Photography Report

Christa-MariBentham 2 years ago

So sweet, Would work great as a wedding pose pic!!!

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#11

The Balcony

Christophe Kiciak Report

Autumn 2 years ago

I wouldn't even feel safe when the picture was the right way up...

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#12

A Great Illusion

suMMer30 Report

Christa-MariBentham 2 years ago

Well done!!

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#13

Wicked Handstand

DreamBig20761 Report

TinyDynamine 2 years ago

I love it!

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#14

Take A Seat

Steven Guzzardi Report

KatinkaMin 2 years ago

Love the slightly glum pose!

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#15

Superhero In Tube

Dimitri Bogachuk Report

RobLeBlanc 2 years ago

Well, that escalated quickly.

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#16

Perspective

arbili Report

TinyDynamine 2 years ago

That takes some strength to hold that pose!

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#17

Cliffhanger

Steph Goralnick Report

AmandaPanda 2 years ago

"Long....Live...THE KING!" (someone will get this reference)

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#18

Optical Illusion

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ChiNbaMuNkh 2 years ago

canon mongolia

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#19

Point Of View

Christopher Hassler Report

Princesapranka 2 years ago

Practice more crunches

#20

Pool

ho1gersson Report

MichelleCharles 2 years ago

Dimension change

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