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20 Accidental Optical Illusions Captured on Camera

 Have you ever taken an ordinary picture and later noticed that it just looks all odd and confusing? It wouldn’t surprise us if you did because optical illusions can happen naturally. Photographing something from an odd angle, or just noticing an unusual natural phenomenon and capturing it on camera, can result in the most puzzling pictures and situations. The entire internet was struggling to understand these 20 head-scratching pictures at first. But if you look closely, you’ll surely understand what’s really going on.

1. This is an entrance into an underwater observatory at Lake Zug in Switzerland

Optical Illusions entrance to underwater observatory at Lake Zug in Switzerland
Image Source: Acid Cow

2. Wait, what?!

Optical Illusions baby and man face
Image Source: Reddit

3. This isn't a picture of snowy mountains, it's just a frozen windscreen

Optical Illusions frozen windscreen
Image Source: Reddit

4. The ice remnants stuck to trees after a flood make it appear as if the trees are covered in really clear water

Optical Illusions ice remnants stuck to trees after a flood
Image Source: Acid Cow

5. The odd but amazing shape of the columns at the Jama Masjid mosque in Ahmedabad, India

Optical Illusions Jama Masjid mosque in Ahmedabad, India
Image Source: Acid Cow
 
 

6. Where's the second half of this girl?

Optical Illusions girl only top half visible
Image Source: Reddit

7. A floating ship!

Optical Illusions floating ship
Image Source: Acid Cow

8. This picture looks like two separate pictures (taken at Charles River, Boston)

Optical Illusions Charles River Boston
Image Source: Acid Cow

9. How did this happen?

Optical Illusions neat line trees
Image Source: Acid Cow

10. Why is there a rock in the middle of that bench?

Optical Illusions rock in the middle of a bench
Image Source: Acid Cow

11. The "carts" sign looks as if it's floating

Optical Illusions floating sign
Image Source: Acid Cow

12. Wow! That's one endless library

Optical Illusions library
Image Source: Reddit

13. This wall makes me dizzy!

Optical Illusions wall
Image Source: Acid Cow

14. This building looks like a flat square

Optical Illusions building looks just like a flat square
Image Source: Acid Cow

15. Is it a cat? Is it a raven?

Optical Illusions cat raven
Image Source: Reddit
 

16. The church is the same color as the sky, which makes it look transparent

Optical Illusions blue church
Image Source: Acid Cow

17. The girl is holding a bag of popcorn

Optical Illusions girl is holding a bag of popcorn
Image Source: Reddit

18. That's one short cup!

Optical Illusions short cup
Image Source: Acid Cow

19. The clouds begin in a neat line

Optical Illusions clouds
Image Source: Acid Cow

20. A dizzying floor!

Optical Illusions dizzying floor
Image Source: Acid Cow
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