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Spectacular “River Giants”

Spectacular “River Giants” | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
High-speed photographer Jack Long takes captures of colored water eruptions that resemble stained-glass jellyfishes. Suspended in mid-air, these liquid forms only last a fraction of a second, and some shots require two cameras to create a three-dimensional effect. Jack Long calls them “Giants,” and as pretty as they look, they actually take a lot of...
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A very colourful set of photos that look like flying jellyfish.

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Amazing Water & Sound Experiment #2

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This has to be an illusion...Brusspup!

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Corrie White

Corrie White | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
My interest in photography started at an early age, but only in the past few years have I been able to find the time to practice this hobby. My main interest is macro, especially the water drops.
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I don't know if this counts as a illusion but clearly this is stunning water droplet art.

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Water Wigs, Images of Water Balloons Exploding on Bald Men’s Heads

Water Wigs, Images of Water Balloons Exploding on Bald Men’s Heads | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Water Wigs is a colorful series of images by advertising photographer Tim Tadder.
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Amazing optical illusion or "glitch in the Matrix"? - The Feed Blog - CBS News

Amazing optical illusion or "glitch in the Matrix"? - The Feed Blog - CBS News | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
YouTube video that shows the use of sound give the appearance of manipulating water's flow Read more by William Goodman on CBS News' The Feed Blog.
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Incredible Flowers Created with Splashes and High Speed Photography

Incredible Flowers Created with Splashes and High Speed Photography | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Photographer Jack Long has an absolutely amazing series of photographs titled Vessels and Blooms that features liquid flowers captured by shooting high spe
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The images are not faked with Photoshop, but are instead single exposures that result from months of planning and testing.

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Awesome Water Illusions by Brusspup (Video)

Awesome Water Illusions by Brusspup (Video) | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Youtuber Brusspup uses sound to make water defy gravity in yet another cool experiment of his.
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Brussup!

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High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures

High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
The water droplet is the quintessential cliché of high-speed photography. Any Internet search will produce a dizzying number of bursting and rippling liquid surfaces. Yet in the right hands, even the familiar can be extraordinary.

[Not an illusion but just as unbelievable! -GC]

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Time Fountain - Optical Illusion

This device creates the illusion that a simple stream of water droplets can defy the known laws of physics. By controlling a set of flickering LEDs, the dripping water can appear to slow down, freeze in mid-air, and even reverse in direction.

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