this post was submitted on 05 May 2024
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[–] [email protected] 99 points 1 month ago (5 children)

Am I dumb if these all just kinda look the same to me lol

[–] [email protected] 33 points 1 month ago

The difference was more clear before this image was reposted to hell and back and got all blurry

[–] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Light interacts with colors and paint and will refract more or less accordingly. Because our eyes work through light capture, that's how this concept works for us.

I might wage that unless you're in said room it will be harder to realize this effect.

I would also say that this only effects perception and I guess a windowless room will need a lot of artificial light (just a guess though).

[–] Exulion 5 points 1 month ago

Pretty much look the same to me too, wonder if it is different in person.

[–] [email protected] 38 points 1 month ago

I don't think I would have known what each one was attempting to show without the explanation.

[–] [email protected] 17 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (1 children)

The one that says “shortening” actually looks longer to me - like a long tunnel going off into the dark.

[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Same here. The "stretching the space vertically" looks like it's elongated it horizontally to me.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

Maybe it depends on whether you think walls should be lighter colored or bot?

[–] AnUnusualRelic 14 points 1 month ago

"How to use the bottom of that dark grey paint tin you've had in the cellar for ages"

[–] GreedyPrivatize2 2 points 1 month ago (1 children)
[–] Trex202 8 points 1 month ago