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Awesome color/optical illusion.

     

by eduardoangel – November 17th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel

This awesome color/optical  illusion is known as “Adelson’s checker shadow illusion.”

Grey_square_optical_illusion

The squares A and B on the illusion are the same color, although they seem to be different.

Don’t believe me? This can be easily proven by sampling the colors of A and B in an image-editing program like Photoshop or erasing the squares in between A and B.

Grey_square_optical_illusion2

Still not convinced? I wasn’t either, so I went ahead and erased EVERYTHING except the two labelled squares.

Grey_square_optical_illusion3

Cool uh?

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