W/NW Pareidolia - seeing faces in things
Old 04-08-2016   #1
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W/NW Pareidolia - seeing faces in things

Pareidolia, often manifested by the appearance of faces in everyday objects.

Here is the baboon that lives in my floor:



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Great idea. I see such faces all the time. But there are none in my gallery; I'll have to go a-seeking.
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Old 04-09-2016   #3
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Photos of rocky cliffs and black and white photos of grass lawns are great for spotting what is now called "Pareidolia", a newly made-up word BTW.
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I must admit I didn't see the face in this until someone pointed it out to me.

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I must admit I didn't see the face in this until someone pointed it out to me.
Would it be a (very 3D looking) cats face Keith?
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I must admit I didn't see the face in this until someone pointed it out to me.
You're driving me crazy Keith! I see a few eyes, a few smiles... where is it!
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I see a crocodile in Keith's shot, (but I've been watching grade D sci-fi movies).

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Would it be a (very 3D looking) cats face Keith?

There's a head there that is a bit triangular and threatening ... sort of like something out of one of the transformer movies.

Definitely not why I took the shot though!
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So I guess I'm not the only Long who sees robot faces in buildings.
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And who hasn't seen all sorts of baleful grins in the headlights and grilles of old autos?
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I must admit I didn't see the face in this until someone pointed it out to me.


I see a cross-eyed tiger.
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And who hasn't seen all sorts of baleful grins in the headlights and grilles of old autos?

And sometimes they're rather menacing.




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Pareidolia, often manifested by the appearance of faces in everyday objects.

Here is the baboon that lives in my floor:



Post yours!
lovely floor!

it's not a baboon. It's a proboscis monkey
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i see not faces, but...well, the other side, everywhere.
In the desert...


at the bottom of the sea...


as the hero in Quake says, "Your face...your ass... what's the difference..?"
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this is also not a face but full (small) figure
only noticed way after the photo was made
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Wonderful idea Michael.
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A friend sent me a link to this photo project in The Guardian on facial pareidolia, and I recalled this excellent thread by Michael.. time to revive it!


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