Incredible Optical Illusions Created by Shadows. 20+ Photos

Incredible Optical Illusions Created by Shadows. 20+ Photos

What happens when a shadow gets tired of following around the same people and objects all the time, and goes rogue?

It turns out that shadows can produce some incredible optical illusions, and turn up in the most unexpected places and forms.

We have compiled a list of all the times that shadows refused to do as they were told, and took on a life of their own.

Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and don’t forget to vote for your faves!

#1 Tree’s Shadow

#1 Tree’s Shadow

#2 Playground Shadows

#2 Playground Shadows

#3 This Trucks Shadow Says “Hi”

#3 This Trucks Shadow Says “Hi”

#4 The Sun Melted The Snow Everywhere Except Where The Bikes’ Shadows Were

#4 The Sun Melted The Snow Everywhere Except Where The Bikes’ Shadows Were

#5 Mt. Rainier Shadow From My Backyard

#5 Mt. Rainier Shadow From My Backyard

#6 This Spiders Reflection In A Pool

#6 This Spiders Reflection In A Pool

#7 Not Everybody Is What They Seem

#7 Not Everybody Is What They Seem

#8 Shadows Of Leaves From A Tree During A Solar Eclipse

#8 Shadows Of Leaves From A Tree During A Solar Eclipse

#9 Cheerful Shadow

#9 Cheerful Shadow

#10 Found The Eye Of Sauron While Wine Tasting

#10 Found The Eye Of Sauron While Wine Tasting

#11 The Shadow Of My Plane Formed A Rainbow Around It

#11 The Shadow Of My Plane Formed A Rainbow Around It

#12 The Reflection Of Kitchen Appliances Looks Like People In A Park

#12 The Reflection Of Kitchen Appliances Looks Like People In A Park

#13 Who Never Thought About This?

#13 Who Never Thought About This?

#14 Shadow Gives Impression Of Infinite Staircase

#14 Shadow Gives Impression Of Infinite Staircase

#15 Even The Shadows In Scotland Are Plaid

#15 Even The Shadows In Scotland Are Plaid

#16 This Cat Food Bag’s Shadow Looks Like A Cat

#16 This Cat Food Bag’s Shadow Looks Like A Cat

#17 Sitting On The Couch With A Headache And An Ice Pack On My Head When My Girlfriend Tells Me Not To Move

#17 Sitting On The Couch With A Headache And An Ice Pack On My Head When My Girlfriend Tells Me Not To Move

#18 Why Hello, Little Sundog

#18 Why Hello, Little Sundog

#19 I’m Sure This Shadow Became Self-Aware

#19 I’m Sure This Shadow Became Self-Aware

#20 My Friend’s Golf Team Photo Had Some Unfortunate Shadows

#20 My Friend’s Golf Team Photo Had Some Unfortunate Shadows

#21 The Shadow Of This Juice Glass Looks Like A Rose

#21 The Shadow Of This Juice Glass Looks Like A Rose

#22 This Einstein Poster Casts A Sinister Shadow

#22 This Einstein Poster Casts A Sinister Shadow

#23 Proposed To My Girlfriend And Realized There Is A Heart In Our Shadows

#23 Proposed To My Girlfriend And Realized There Is A Heart In Our Shadows

#24 These Fishnet Stockings Made From The Table’s Shadow

#24 These Fishnet Stockings Made From The Table’s Shadow

#25 The Shadow On His Shirt Makes It Look Like The Guy In The Back Is Badly Photoshopped Into The Picture

#25 The Shadow On His Shirt Makes It Look Like The Guy In The Back Is Badly Photoshopped Into The Picture

#26 Untangled Wire, Looped Shadow

#26 Untangled Wire, Looped Shadow

#27 When Your Life Is A Mess But You Can Still Keep Up Appearances

#27 When Your Life Is A Mess But You Can Still Keep Up Appearances

#28 My Shoe Lace Shadow Looks Like A Man Climbing A Mountain

#28 My Shoe Lace Shadow Looks Like A Man Climbing A Mountain

#29 Cool Sticker Shadow Effect I Saw This Morning

#29 Cool Sticker Shadow Effect I Saw This Morning

#30 The Shadow Of Two Mailboxes Makes A Perfect Up Arrow

#30 The Shadow Of Two Mailboxes Makes A Perfect Up Arrow