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Port 1010 Building - Architects: Ashton Raggatt McDougall

An optical illusion. The horizontal lines are in fact straight as can be seen when zoomed in. The phenomenon is called The café wall illusion.

The key is that the stripes or mortar separating the horizontal layers must be of an in between shade.

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  • Uploaded on April 30, 2011
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    by Paul Strasser
    • Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2011/04/28 09:58:16
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 135.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/13.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash