Port 1010 Building - Architects: Ashton Raggatt McDougall

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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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Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Hi Ovi

Thank you so much! Very kind of you.

Warm greetings, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Thanks very much Adem! I’m glad you like it.

Selamlar, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Hi Stephan

Many thanks for your appreciation!

Warm greetings, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Hi Filipe - Flipantunes

Thank you so much for your magnificent compliment! Obrigado!

Saudações, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Those are very kind words Boris - bnbronin, and a tremendous compliment. Thank you so much!

Kind regards, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Ciao Francesco

I much appreciate your comment and your visit.

Best regards, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Thanks for your very generous compliment Hervé!! You are most kind.

Amitiés, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Dank je wel Henk! Leuk dat je langs kwam.

Groeten, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

こんにちは, miru3po

あなたの優しい言葉のために、あなたの褒めいただきありがとうございます。

挨拶, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Thanks Haokmtu! I appreciate you dropping by and complimenting this.

Greetings, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Hi Thomas

Thank you so much! I think that you may be due another visit to this part of the world :)

All the best, Paul

Paul Strasser 14 days ago

Das ist wunderbar Manfred! Sehr vielen Dank!

Grüße, Paul

Sergey Brandys 2 days ago

Hi, Paul. Beautiful picture. LIKE. Best regards, Sergey

Paul Strasser 2 days ago

Thank you for the compliment Sergey!

Greetings, Paul

Peter Harig 2 days ago

Eine großartige Aufnahme !

LIKE

viele Grüße aus Bernburg

Paul Strasser 2 days ago

Vielen Dank Peter!

Grüße aus Canberra, Paul

Heiner F. 2 days ago

Super Foto! Alle Farben passen zueinander, und als Krönung noch die optische Täuschung. Genial.

YSL

Beste Grüße, Heiner

Paul Strasser 18 hours ago

Hallo Heiner

Vielen Dank für Dein großzügige Kompliment und freundlichen Worte!

Grüße aus Australien, Paul

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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

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