M.C. Escher and Digital Toys

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UploadedNovember 12, 2008
TakenNovember 9, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Exposure1/80 sec at f/13
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length53 mm
ISO100
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The artist M.C. Escher painted / drew puddle scenes more than a few times. His talent lay in presenting the impossible in totally reasonable visuals.
You can't see this puddle in the real world, as the photo is flipped vertically. Our brains instantly recognize the tree, then it instantly knows a reflection shouldn't look this way. It does not compute.
Escher would've liked that.

5 responses

  • Biff Wellington

    Biff Wellington said (12 Nov 2008):

    nice, I like puddle photograpky

  • Robert Duncan

    Robert Duncan   gave props (12 Nov 2008):

    interesting piece.

  • Jennifer Rowe

    Jennifer Rowe gave props (13 Nov 2008):

    Escher would definitely agree

  • Sheena Best

    Sheena Best gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    like peering into another world... gorgeous

  • Merlin Peck

    Merlin Peck (Deleted) said (16 Nov 2008):

    Nice effect. I like Escher too. But, my brain won't listen when I try to talk to it. I thought the puddle was real.

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