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Cylinder mirror optical illusions

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Vurdlak writes – “These people figured out some way of doing an incredibly distorted drawing so that when they stood a reflective cylinder (cylinder mirror) in the middle of it, the reflection showed the picture as intended. One of these is of Mission San Rafael, the exact view you’d see if I tilted my Nikon digital camera up – Escher portrait lyes inside this photo. “Link.

6 thoughts on “Cylinder mirror optical illusions

  1. Oddly, I remember buying a Rick Wakeman LP in the ’70’s that included a sheet of mirrorized mylar (to roll into a cylindrical mirror) and trippy distorted cover art for you to ‘decode’.

    Album art used to be so damned cool. Them danged CDs ruined a nice medium.

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