Optical Illusion.

© John Connolly

Optical Illusion.

Nancy L. Green level-classic 5/31/2008 2:03:45 PM

What a COOL find John, I LOVE this!! <>< #932700

Margaret R. Barry 5/31/2008 2:11:25 PM

LOL! Fantastic find and capture, John! #6001846

Deb Koskovich 5/31/2008 2:32:01 PM

Very unique and interesting, John! #6001926

Stan Kwasniowski 5/31/2008 2:33:23 PM

John, awesome #6001929

Lorraine A. Cook 5/31/2008 2:34:09 PM

Sure is an 'EYE' CATCHER, John!(LOL)<:))

I recently planted two cactus in the sunroom.

I also have a tropical log in water. The log is sprouting roots...and in a few weeks the leaves should appear...I hope! Once the leaves 'arrive'...I will pot the log in soil. #6001931

Christian Rosito level-classic 5/31/2008 3:01:04 PM

Great find John, agree with Lorraine an Eye catcher! Great image! #6001977

Karen Engelbreth 5/31/2008 3:32:31 PM

Great find and capture, John! #6002046

Carol Sawyer 5/31/2008 3:36:10 PM

Fantastic find and great capture,John!! #6002061

Brett Dolsen 5/31/2008 4:09:45 PM

An excellent find and capture John!!Great fun image and I gotta get out more!!Here comes the sun finally!
Brett #6002175

William C. Raco level-classic 5/31/2008 4:12:23 PM

Very cool find and photo, John #6002187

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/31/2008 4:45:21 PM

I wish I could capture a shot like this.The town I live in is so plain,not much color.Beautiful color and clarity,John!!!!!!! #6002286

Stephen Zacker level-classic 5/31/2008 4:51:04 PM

Fun find and image #6002314

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/31/2008 6:08:38 PM

Terrific find John, love it! #6002552

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 5/31/2008 6:12:23 PM

WHOA!!!!!! What an awesome find, John!!!!! Fantastic details!!!!! ♫ k #6002562

Colleen Farrell level-classic 5/31/2008 6:22:06 PM

LOL! Do you think they realized they put the eyes in wrong?! Terrific find, and wonderfully captured, John--the grey brick of the wall behind it makes a perfect contrasting background. #6002603

Ken Smith level-classic 5/31/2008 6:58:31 PM

Now that is a unique look...thanks for sharing from the archives! #6002701

Barbara Waldoch 5/31/2008 8:06:10 PM

Terrific find and capture, John!
I would love to know if this was done on puropse or somebody made a mistake hanging them up :-) #6002872

Robyn A. Terrell 5/31/2008 8:16:36 PM

Super cool...Love it!
Robyn #6002896

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 5/31/2008 8:36:22 PM

Great find John!,
Amalia #6002936

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 5/31/2008 9:14:35 PM

Too fun John!! What a great find... and great capture!! #6002995

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/31/2008 10:31:36 PM

LOL great capture John! #6003095

Paul E. Earl 5/31/2008 11:56:52 PM

LOL!! I love it!! #6003153

Ray Thoms 6/1/2008 5:46:44 AM

Great shot John....don't see that type of sign much any more! Well done! #6003604

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/1/2008 6:26:26 AM

HAHAHA what a fun find and capture my friend!!!!! #6003778

Douglas Perry 6/1/2008 6:41:29 AM

Good "eye" John. #6003861

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 6/1/2008 6:55:07 AM

Funny Douglas...LOL!!!! GREAT find, John and GREAT capture! <>< #6003943

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 6/1/2008 7:23:45 AM

LOL, John - great 'eyes' to spot this photo op.!! ;o) The tones, textures, lighting, details and composition here all are excellent, too...and your title is perfect!! :o) #6004135

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/1/2008 7:27:41 AM

what a cool find!! great eye 8D!! nice colors & details!! #6004143

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 6/1/2008 7:58:57 AM

How fun!!! #6004260

Tiia Vissak 6/1/2008 10:31:33 AM

very original! #6004788

John Connolly level-classic 6/1/2008 1:54:54 PM

Thank you for your fun comments on this image, I enjoyed and appreciated your thoughts on this weird scene! #6005444

Bambi L. Dingman 6/1/2008 2:08:02 PM

What a fun image, John! #6005481

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 6/1/2008 2:45:22 PM

My Eyes are NOT playing tricks on Me
This is Fabulous John!!
What a Great Fun find!!!!!

Melodie #6005585

John Connolly level-classic 6/1/2008 3:51:42 PM

Many thanks Bambi and Melodie!
Great to hear from you again after all this time, Bambi! #6005790

Lisa R. Buffington level-classic 6/1/2008 6:03:41 PM

Cool image and great find. Glad you shared it with us. The clarity and details are outstanding. #6006191

John Connolly level-classic 6/1/2008 6:44:44 PM

Thanks a lot Lisa, I appreciate your input. #6006371

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 6/1/2008 7:14:10 PM

LOL, VERY FUNNY John, Keep the sense of humor, GREAT capture and find! #6006461

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic 6/1/2008 8:30:02 PM

Great find, John!Love the POV a lot! #6006664

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 6/1/2008 9:59:18 PM

Wow, this is a terrific photo, John. Fantastic details, textures, color, lines, composition. Wonderful work! #6006827

Avril Young level-classic 6/2/2008 1:21:03 AM

ha-ha what a delightful photo...very good detail and colour...thanks for sharing... #6007142

Judy A. Lawhon level-classic 6/2/2008 5:41:10 AM

I love this quirky image....great find and capture, John!! #6007902

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 6/2/2008 1:48:34 PM

What a great find John ~ I love this fun shot! #6009712

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 6/2/2008 2:38:57 PM

How creative! There are wonderful design elements here, John. A fun shot for sure!! :) #6009883

John Connolly level-classic 6/2/2008 2:57:52 PM

Thank you Peaches, Inge, Vladan, Avril, Judy, Susie and Jennifer for your support and kind remarks! #6009940

David Phalen level-classic 6/2/2008 6:00:59 PM

Great find and capture!! Love the colors and clarity!! Fun shot!! #6010565

eileen bedford 6/2/2008 7:22:28 PM

This is soo cool, love it, glad you dug up this fun shot. #6010844

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 6/2/2008 8:36:39 PM

Fantastic capture John and so amusing and funny. I had to look in the mirror to see how my own eyes look like...LOL! It's such fun shots like this that I thoroughly enjoy. Well seen and captured! #6011026

John Connolly level-classic 6/3/2008 4:01:17 PM

many thanks David, Eileen and Reynaldo for your kind remarks. #6014832

Raymond Pauly level-classic 6/5/2008 4:13:39 PM

Well seen and captured, John! #6023535

Erika Haight 6/6/2008 2:53:01 PM

Ooohhhhh John, What a neat find!!! Love the title too!! Great work my friend! #6027916

Tony Ebben 6/6/2008 3:01:51 PM

Maybe that's where I should go for my new glasses, I reckon you'd be able to see a lot through them!!! Well spotted & taken mate. #6027940

John Connolly level-classic 6/6/2008 3:45:53 PM

Thanks a lot Raymond, Erika and Tony for your kind comments, they are appreciated. #6028108

Lynn Haack 6/8/2008 7:16:23 PM

This is one great photo!! I love it...and the BG is perfect to highlight the 'eye glasses'...congrats on EP! Lynn #6035462

John Connolly level-classic 6/9/2008 3:44:36 PM

Thanks Lynn, I appreciate you dropping by! #6039691

Howard B. Cheek 6/10/2008 7:32:28 PM

And the "eyes" have it John.
I "see" a very cool image here, Interesting advert technique :)
Howard #6045234

John Connolly level-classic 6/11/2008 3:53:34 PM

Thanks Howard, I value your input here! #6048980

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 6/11/2008 4:33:25 PM

A great find..I love them!! Wonderful lighting, colors and design. Well seen and captured. #6049092

John Connolly level-classic 6/12/2008 3:19:36 PM

Thank you so much Marilyn! Movie World is a great day out! (if you can afford it) #6053483

paola A. Jofre 6/17/2008 10:44:44 AM

what a cool find John!!! you did a wonderful in capturing it...excellent lighting and detail!! :) #6070948

John Connolly level-classic 6/17/2008 2:14:38 PM

Many thanks Payola! great to hear from you again! #6071487

Luigi Di Serio level-classic 6/19/2008 8:34:12 AM

Wow, very vivid love the colours and specs of course #6078162

Tiia Vissak 6/19/2008 8:46:42 AM

Congratulations! #6078231

Colleen Farrell level-classic 6/19/2008 8:49:22 AM

WTG on your finalist, John! Congratulations! #6078247

Christian Rosito level-classic 6/19/2008 8:49:53 AM

Congratulations on your finalist John! Well done! #6078250

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic 6/19/2008 8:57:32 AM

Congratulations on your finalist my friend! #6078327

Kathy L. Clark 6/19/2008 9:09:14 AM

Congrats John on your wonderful finalist. Way cool. #6078451

Daniella Puente 6/19/2008 9:31:30 AM

Congrats on this excellent finalist! #6078710

Margaret R. Barry 6/19/2008 9:35:13 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, John! #6078759

Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2008 9:36:58 AM

Big congrats, John, on this terrific finalist capture :) #6078779

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/19/2008 9:39:49 AM

BIG Congrats on your finalist! #6078816

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 6/19/2008 9:43:29 AM

Huge congratulations John on a well deserved finalist!! Good luck in the next round. :-) #6078865

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 6/19/2008 9:43:49 AM

Congratulations! #6078868

Michelle L. Frick 6/19/2008 9:56:36 AM

Congratulations John! What a cool find!! #6079055

Ray Clarke 6/19/2008 9:59:40 AM

Congrats on this great finalist John...it obviously caught the judges eye! #6079093

Nadya Johnson 6/19/2008 10:05:56 AM

What a COOL find, John! It looks surreal! Congratulations on an outstanding, most unusual finalist! #6079161

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 6/19/2008 1:13:32 PM

Fantastic find and capture, John! Big congratulations! #6080662

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/19/2008 2:00:55 PM

A big Congratulations,John. #6080851

Renata Gusciora level-classic 6/19/2008 2:35:12 PM

Congratulations,John! #6080945

Deb Koskovich 6/19/2008 3:07:32 PM

Good for you John, this is a really cool one! #6081046

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/19/2008 3:33:19 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist my friend! Good luck in the next round!

I love this photo. #6081149

Eivor Kuchta 6/19/2008 3:39:37 PM

Great find, John! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #6081181

Barbara Waldoch 6/19/2008 4:28:41 PM

Harty congratulations John on making the Finalist! #6081427

David Phalen level-classic 6/19/2008 4:37:15 PM

WTG John!! BIG Congrats on a great Finalist!! #6081468

Dan Holm level-classic 6/19/2008 5:03:38 PM

CONGRATS on this fun, unique Finalist, John! #6081613

Lorraine A. Cook 6/19/2008 5:11:54 PM


Good Luck in the next round, My Friend!<:)) #6081662

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/19/2008 6:05:20 PM

Glad this one made it John, so cool, congrats!! #6081880

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/19/2008 9:55:35 PM


Renee Doyle level-classic 6/19/2008 11:33:42 PM

This is FANTASTIC John!!!! Huge congratulations to you on this wonderful finalist!! #6083074

Kate Jackson level-classic 6/20/2008 12:48:52 AM

Big congratulations John. Real cool! You've had me looking up smart focus now. Do you mean Smart Sharpen? #6083226

Avril Young level-classic 6/20/2008 2:28:35 AM

A big congrats on your finalist a well deserved win... #6083379

Carol Sawyer level-classic 6/20/2008 3:20:41 AM

Congratulations John!!!! #6083530

Jeff Robinson level-classic 6/20/2008 3:34:11 AM

Great find John; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #6083567

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/20/2008 6:52:06 AM

Super congrats!! #6084434

Anita Hogue 6/20/2008 7:17:18 AM

Cool shot, John, Congratulations! #6084569

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 6/20/2008 7:48:24 AM

BIG congrat's on your Finalist recognition for this image, John!! :o) It's a LONG way down to the bottom of your comments now, too - lol!! ;o) Phil and I trust that you and Marg have a great weekend!! :o) #6084688

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/20/2008 9:32:19 AM

Congrats, John, on a great image! #6085177

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/20/2008 9:38:23 AM

Wonderfully seen and captured, John!
Congrats on this fun and fabulous finalist!
~♥~Lisa #6085199

Emiel Van Hemelrijck level-classic 6/20/2008 11:23:53 AM

Congrats John on your finalist #6085527

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/20/2008 11:52:10 AM

Way to go John! Go for the gold


jo ann c. #6085628

Heidi Knight level-classic 6/20/2008 1:01:25 PM

WOW Congratulations on your finalist here John. Way to go mate! #6086066

eileen bedford level-classic 6/20/2008 1:39:43 PM

A BIG Congratulations on this piece John, so well done......... #6086323

John Connolly level-classic 6/20/2008 1:58:52 PM

Thank you for your kind comments and support, I appreciate them all. #6086438

RC Fritz level-classic 6/20/2008 5:26:12 PM

Very creative, John!! Congratulations on your Finalist! #6087184

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 6/20/2008 5:49:56 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist John. #6087260

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 6/20/2008 6:56:21 PM

CONGRATS my friend!!!!!!!!!111 #6087501

Manuel Barrera level-classic 6/21/2008 3:45:03 AM

congratulations, John #6088812

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 6/21/2008 4:58:10 AM

Congratulations, John!!!! #6089062

ALLEN O. HOWARD 6/21/2008 7:37:18 AM

Congratulations John!!! Great shot! #6089827

Susie Peek-Swint 6/21/2008 2:15:49 PM

Many congrats John ~ I had a feeling we would 'see' this one again.. love it!! #6090873

John Connolly level-classic 6/21/2008 2:50:43 PM

Many thanks RC, Kristi, Cassie, Manuel, Colette, Allen and Susie for dropping by and your kind remarks. #6090954

Joan Powell 6/21/2008 6:58:17 PM

Congrats on this great image ! #6091446

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/21/2008 10:07:56 PM

Congratulations John. So HAPPY for YOU! -Laura Swan #6091859

John Connolly level-classic 6/22/2008 2:20:01 PM

Thank you Joan and Laura for your support and kind remarks, I appreciate it. #6093873

Gary Lange 6/23/2008 7:30:28 AM

Many congrats on this wonderful shot, John! Love it!! #6096693

Graham Robards level-classic 6/23/2008 11:09:59 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Joh,very clever find. ~Pat #6097670

John Connolly level-classic 6/23/2008 9:49:53 PM

Many thanks Gary, and Pat and Graham for your kind comments, they are appreciated. #6099499

Douglas Perry 6/24/2008 6:55:39 AM

Congrats John. Well earned. Hope you win. It would be nice to see. #6100805

John Connolly level-classic 6/24/2008 4:28:35 PM

Thanks a lot Douglas, I appreciate your input! #6102651

Ross Throndson 6/25/2008 1:53:22 AM

Big Congratulations on this eye catching Finalist, John.....Great Image!! :-) #6104013

Eugenio Diaz 6/25/2008 9:23:54 AM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist!!! #6105529

John Connolly level-classic 6/25/2008 4:15:08 PM

Thank you Ross and Eugenio, I appreciate you dropping by and your kind comments! #6106797

Sue Marshall 6/28/2008 3:12:26 PM

Big although belated congrats to you John on this fabulous Finalist!!
What a great find!!! :-) #6118033

John Connolly level-classic 6/28/2008 3:21:16 PM

Thanks a lot Sue, I appreciate yor kind remarks! #6118052

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/28/2008 6:30:03 PM

Hi John! Big congrats on this well deserved honor ~ way to go

jo ann c. #6118454

John Connolly level-classic 6/29/2008 3:14:11 PM

Thank you so much, Jo Ann! #6121507

Patricia Ronan 7/7/2008 4:06:14 PM

Congrats on your finalist John, great "eye" to spot this image:) #6151344

John Connolly level-classic 7/8/2008 2:59:17 PM

Many thanks Patricia, it is really great to hear from you again! #6155802

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/17/2008 8:34:05 PM

Very cool John, a great story telling finalist, congratulations! #6193147

John Connolly level-classic 7/18/2008 2:54:48 PM

Thanks a lot Donna, I appreciate your input here! #6196003

Wm Nosal 9/12/2010 10:50:13 AM

Cool Shot!
Eye See! #8896153

John Connolly level-classic 9/12/2010 2:56:46 PM

Thanks Wm, this one goes back a while! #8896510

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One from my archives, shot back in December, 2003. I found these upside down and back to front eyes hanging from a wall at Warner Bros World, at the Gold coast in Queensland.
Captured at 1/80th f5.6 and ISO-64. Cropped, curves, levels and smart focus in CS2.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 31.90 mm, Model: C730UZ

Uploaded on 5/31/2008 1:27:54 PM

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