Fascinating picture - Shadow Camels

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  1. KD

    KD Gone fishing

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    Don't know whether you've seen this before, but I find it fascinating.

    If you check out the attached photo from National Geographic you will see that the black shapes are NOT the camels, the narrow stripes below the shapes are, the black shapes are the shadows of the camels, as this photo was taken from overhead.


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  3. Gill-cdthing

    Gill-cdthing Gone, but who cares huh

    im no good with these optical illusions lol i cant get my head round that one,
     
  4. Pierce

    Pierce Administrator Staff Member

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    Imagin the sun is low.

    The size of the shaddow is large.

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  5. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    Wow!!!!! :cool:
     
  6. Gill-cdthing

    Gill-cdthing Gone, but who cares huh

    nah doesnt work, i never see those magic eye things either lol, i reckon they are a huge con :D
     
  7. KD

    KD Gone fishing

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    Have to agree with you. Can't get my head around them not being camels. I know the science, but my brain isn't fooled :D

    As for the magic eye pictures. I remember when everyone had them. A house wasn't complete without a magic picture on the wall.

    Stoopid things. They are for gazers and not thinkers. I'm obviously a thinker :rolleyes:
     
  8. Princess

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    Lol I dont think this is one of those magic eye things :)
    Its just looking at things from a different perspective. Your actually looking at the camels shadows on this picture.
    The real camels are the tiny shapes under the shadows
    Very cool!
     
  9. Karen1972

    Karen1972 Gold Member

    That is an amazing picture!! Loved it! Thanks for sharing ;o)
     
  10. Lola

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    Amazing picture, spent 1 1/2 hrs trekking accross the sahara on one of those, 10mins would have been sufficient :rolleyes:
     
  11. KD

    KD Gone fishing

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    [​IMG] What an experience though :cool:
     
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