3 tree wrapping optical illusion photos

3 tree wrapping optical illusion photos
Cadair, Oak 2010

 Mr. Olsen says these are:

"An ongoing series of constructed photographs rooted in the forest."

In these real photos, by wrapping white fabric around tree trunks and
taking a photo from a specific spot, Zander Olsen shifts our
perspective.

In the photo above, it took me a second to actually see the
hills in the distance.

3 tree wrapping optical illusion photos
Jhutti 2004

For me, the photo above seems to flatten and become two distinct images, as if Mr. Olsen placed two separate images together.

3 tree wrapping optical illusion photos
Untitled (Cader) 2008

Here, the tree wrapping is more obvious. But stare a while longer, and see what happens.

See more of these photos: Zander Olsen>> 

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