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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
An Optical Illusion

I took this photo of a simple footprint in the sand. To my surprise it looked like it was embossed in the sand rather than imprinted in the sand depending on how I perceived the source of light to be, i.e. coming from the left or coming from the right, respectively.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Marie Gauthier.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot G12
Focal Length: 21.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO160
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