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Chapter 10 - How Lighting Creates Optical Illusions

On this optical illusion web site you will find the explanation for optical eye illusions and why we see optical illusions.  Visual perception and optical illusions are discussed in depth as is the brain and optical illusions.

The lighting of objects or of a scene can alone produce an optical illusion. In still more cases, it can be a contributing factor in an optical illusion.

All the illusions of brightness-contrast may be produced by lighting. Surfaces and details may appear larger or smaller, harsh or almost obliterated, heavy or light;

This chapter of Luckiesh's optical illusion book discussed several aspects of lighting in relation to optical illusions.

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About This Book Preface Chap 1, Introduction Chap 2, The Eye Chap 3, Vision Chap 4, Geometrical Chap 5, Figures Chap 6, Angles Chap 7, Depth/Distance Chap 8 Brightness/Contrast Chap 9, Color Chap 10, Lighting Chap 11, Nature Chap 12, Painting/Decorating Chap 13, Architecture Chap 14, Magic Mirror Chap 15, Camouflage

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