25+ Photos Look Fake, But They’re Absolutely Real

Have you ever seen a photo so strange, or with something so unusual, that it made you look twice? It could have been an optical illusion, or just a cleverly timed shot that makes something appear different than it actually is- either way, you do a double take.

Here, we’ve compiled 30 photos that are so unbelievable, you’re going to have to stare at them for a little while. However, one thing you should keep in mind is that there is absolutely no Photoshop in these photos. They’re all 100% real, and 100% prepared to blow your mind.

1. This dust storm in Australia looks like a giant mug of beer.

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2. Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake, China.

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3. An actual sinkhole in Guatemala City in 2010. It is 60 feet wide and 200 feet deep.

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4. This looks like a scene from a sci-fi film, but they are actually real trees. They are pruned to appear in perfect straight lines.

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5. Optical illusion created on display outside Paris City Hall. It looks like a giant grass sphere, but it’s actually flat.

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6. Can you spot the little guy? This isn’t a family of giants – they just took a photo on a mountain that blended perfectly with the rock below it.

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7. An optical illusion created by extremely clear water.

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8. The Eureka Tower Car Park in Melbourne, Australia has lettering that jumps out of its surroundings.

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9. A tornado and rainbow converge over Kansas.

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10. The Crooked Forest in West Pomerania, Poland has over 400 bent pine trees.

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11. This isn’t an optical illusion, it’s just part of a phone line that has been destroyed by a fire in Russia.

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12. Seaweed appearing as giant monster in the waves.

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13. The aftermath of a 2010 toxic waste spill in Western Hungary. The red hue of aluminum byproducts makes the landscape look insane.

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14. Optical illusion art – not Photoshop – by Felice Varini.

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15. What happened to train tracks in Canterbury, New Zealand after an earthquake.

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16. The floating cruise ship is actually a speciality resort hotel in South Korea.

17. A natural rock formation on a mountainside near Alesund, Norway.

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18. A photo taken at just the right moment: When a rainbow hit this spectacular waterfall.

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19. This is an actual building – rather, it’s an abstract tarp thrown over the building while it was under construction.

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20. The giant salt flats in Bolivia make it appear as if you are walking on water.

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21. French graffiti artist Tilt has swamped one half of a Marseille hotel room in decoration, while the other half remains completely blank.

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22. This is a lenticular cloud that looks shockingly like a UFO.

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23. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are actually playing tennis on a water court.

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24. Madrid-based artist Alicia Martin transforms thousands of books into towers that pour out of windows and into the streets.

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25. The runway at the Gibraltar International Airport has a regular road crossing through it.

26. An actual plane landing at Liepzig airport as it crosses over the Autobahn.

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27. This unusual art installation in New Zealand makes it appear as if a giant piece of paper is falling from the sky.

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