Not what you think!!! – An optical illusion from the macro world.

These days I experimented with a new setup using g my old analog lens on an adjustable macro extension.

Look again… it’s not what you might think!
Look again… it’s not what you might think!
Look again… it’s not what you might think!

I started to shoot what I had available on my desk and thus picked a red pencil. These pictures were the result.

Your first impression was slightly different, even X-rated, wasn’t it? 😉

Here’s the pencil from another angle. Just to prove my point. 😉

I really liked the optical illusion created by a super closeup of such an everyday item.

What do you think?

By the way, here’s what the retro setup looked like:

Retro setup with analog lens, adjustable macro extension and digital SLR.