Amazing optical illusions

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+29 1. Kaworu commented 9 years ago

wow that was pretty cool! I really like the gears at the end. :D
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+8 2. MoT commented 9 years ago

The cogs was really cool - I didn't expect all three to be rotating in perfect unison!

Magical stuff... close call between ultra-slow motion stuff and that for what's most magical.
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+13 3. Granko commented 9 years ago

It's not an illusion, it's real... Interesting is just the way it is done...
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+11 4. MiNo commented 9 years ago

Which GENIUS came up with this?
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+9 5. DarkiKun commented 9 years ago

that is actually really kewl =O
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-10 6. Voutelamberopipi commented 9 years ago

#4 a single one
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-2 7. PortugaL26 commented 9 years ago

muito fixe. very cool
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-6 8. tominator1983 commented 9 years ago

Not really an optical illusion, "per se". This appears to be more of a technological example of using a special filter over a certain kind of print-out (where each frame of the animation is split into different thin vertical pieces, and revealed one by one when the filter is passed over it).
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+5 9. CrackrJak commented 9 years ago

Definite contenders for illusions of year.
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+10 10. waquin commented 9 years ago

#4 I think these are taken from a book by Colin Ord.
http://sites.google.com/site/colinord/magic-moving-images
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+6 11. codenamegizmo commented 9 years ago

i have that, it's from a stupid book my brother ordered years ago. pretty cool though...
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+5 12. NathaneM commented 9 years ago

wow, a 2d 3d animation. pixar should be closed.
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-4 13. coupable commented 9 years ago

like to see dancing teens :P
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+5 14. orion commented 9 years ago

The successive animation frames are encoded as parallel stripes and moving thin window over the picture selects one of them. It's simple trick - let's say animation has 20 frames: strips 0,20,40,60,.. make up first frame, strips 1,21,41,... second and so on.
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+5 15. liverpoolboy commented 9 years ago

These illusions have been around for a while their not new but they are very very cool by far the best vid i have seen on snotr for ages..

#10 thanks for the link

MORE LIKE THIS PLEASE NOW >:) >:) >:)
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+3 16. Zebedee commented 9 years ago

I recently bought a box of greeting cards with this effect triggered as you open and close the card. You can also get them online:

http://www.amazon.com/Gallop-Cards-Scanimation-Rufus-Butler/dp/0761152393
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+3 17. moese commented 9 years ago

nice vid. that is a special kind of a moiré pattern.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moir%C3%A9_pattern
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+4 18. angrytattedguy commented 9 years ago

Very cool like redneck xbox hehe.
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-6 20. wbeaty commented 9 years ago

This video was taken from Youtube user brusspup. That's a shame, since by concealing the original author, it keeps us from finding his other vids where he gives instructions for making them.