The leaning tower illusion won the VSS Illusion of the year contest in 2007. Below is horizontal version of the same thing. These two photo’s are completely identical..
Here’s the explanation from a comment on Richard Wiseman’s Blog.
July 14, 2010 at 5:36 am |
I think your mind expects a single vanishing point in the center of the two photos. If the vanishing point were in the center, then the two tracks would be pointing in different directions.