Top 10: Stunning Forced Perspective Photos

LeTune September 1, 2010 4

Forced perspective is a technique often used in commercial photography, film making and other artistry. But what happens when this method to employ optical illusions is practiced by the common man or woman? Here are ten excellent examples of forced perspective photography, taken by tourists, beach visitors, bored teenagers and other vagabonds.

Sunset Oil

Vertical World

Water Reflection

Stargate Vs. Swimming Pool

Soul Escape


Salt Flat Creativity

Alien Spaceship Beaming Sunlight

Divine Aircraft

Human Watering


  1. George September 1, 2011 at 2:26 pm -

    Whoa! I love these. They seem super realistic. I especially like the human watering one.

  2. Danny September 12, 2011 at 7:44 pm -

    I don’t get the 2nd one :s

    • annie January 12, 2012 at 11:33 am -

      u have to look it from another angle the man is not hanging .. he’s lying on the street :)

  3. Law Reaves August 10, 2012 at 9:40 am -

    Fun Forced perspective, yes, but not all of these are forced perspective. Some are just interesting camera angles.