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.

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!

#2

Forced Perspective

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#6

Sleeping Over Water

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#7

Jumping Fishes

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YvonneBernal
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This feels like I've entered into another dimension

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#8

Grass Hair

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YvonneBernal
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I gotta wonder if she knows Sideshow Bob??

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#11

The Balcony

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Autumn
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#17

Cliffhanger

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AmandaPanda
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#21

Train Rotation

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PriyankaJatan
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The look on his face when he realises that there's a train coming behind him...

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#25

Help Me!

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FionaMessenger
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Proof that the less there is in a scene, the more believable it is.

#26

Autumn Winds

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maryhadalittlelamb
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

nice one! even the bag the taken care of

#29

Curiosity

Ronen Goldman Report

#30

Dialogue

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FionaMessenger
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Are thes guys famous? They look familiar somehow, especially the one in the middle.

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#33

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#35

Climbing The Wall

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FionaMessenger
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If only the window frames had been horizontal rather than vertical, this would have been perfect...

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#38

P O O L. X I I

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guess
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm back from the Grocery Dimension, Got you a supriiise

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#40

Come On, Buddy, We Almost Got You!

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#41

Climbing Walls #serradocipo #minasgerais #mg #euamobhradicalmente

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#42

Hang On

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#43

Sidewalk

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#44

Shadow Perspective

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#45

Perspective

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#46

It's All About Perspective

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#47

Gravity Fools

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#48

Forced Perspective

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#49

Reaching

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#51

Log Splitting

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#52

Danger In Iceland.

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#54

Relaxing

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#56

The Kontraptionist

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#57

Sit And Stand

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#58

Optical Illusion

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#59

Trainwreck

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#62

Octavious

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#63

Too Tall For The Ceiling? Maybe Not.

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#66

'unbelizeable' La Milpa, Belize:trap

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Jaredolivo
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cool, I love the converse btw lol

#67

Batman And Robin

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