Do your eyes deceive you? The optical illusion images of things prove that they are not always as simple as they appear.

  • Mind-bending photographs are shared by people who reveal photos they thought were normal. 
  • A bunch of bananas is actually a yellow snake hanging from a branch. 
  • Another picture shows a group bird in a bowl which looks exactly like lettuce leaves 










These images show that our eyes can sometimes be skewed by the second time we look. 

Photos shared by individuals from around the world. Doc Journals has compiled the best photos into a gallery.  

Onbe’s image shows a naked woman lying on her back, on top of a couch. But then you realize it is a wave of water ice. It looks as though a torrent of lava is flowing down some rocks. Then you realize it’s actually a sunset through dark clouds.

You can also find delicious glazed doughnuts in other places. A truck full of chicken might be just a few milk bottles if you look closely. 

FEMAIL has some great examples of this…

Yummy! who doesn't love a bowls of baked beans and avocado on the side of a summer meal? Just be careful this particular dish doesn't jump at you

Yummy! A bowl of cooked beans with avocado is a great side dish for a summer dinner. Be careful with this dish.

That's a whole load of ducks relaxing under a tree in a lake! Or, actually, a whole load of unlucky motorcycle owners left stranded by flooding

It’s quite a few ducks lying under trees on a lake. Oder, in reality, unlucky motorbike owners who were left without a home due to flooding. 

Oh dear! Wedding fashion seems to have really taken a turn in recent years... Luckily though, this US bride is simply being photographed in front of a shoulder

Oh dear! The wedding trend seems to be taking a serious turn.

What do you sea? You'd definitely be forgiven for assuming this lady was swimming with a smaller man who has a spiky hairdo, but consider this: anemones exist

Where do you see the sea? Although you might be forgiven for thinking that the lady is swimming with a shorter man with curly hair, it’s possible to see anemones. 

What the cluck? Oh look, a truck full of merry chickens - that are in actual fact a bunch of milk bottles with red tops

Is that a cluck? OMG! A truck filled with merry chickens. They are actually a collection of milk bottles with red tops.

Not a-peeling! Here's a tip, the next time you reach for a lovely ripe bunch of bananas, make sure it's not a little snake on a branch

It’s not a peeling! A tip: The next time you grab for some ripe bananas, be sure to not reach for any little snakes on branches.

Use your loaf! It looks like there's a freshly baked baguette in a tin here, but if you try to bite into it you may just get a mouthful of fur

Use your loaf! You can’t eat the baguette if it isn’t already baked.  

This one shows just how magical water can be, if it wasn't for the climbing equipment you might think you were looking at a surfer on a wave

This picture shows you just how amazing water can be. Without the climbing gear, you may have thought you were watching a surfer riding a wave.

Now this is freaky... it's uncanny how much these pretty, glossy little snakes look like delicious glazed doughnuts

Wow, this is crazy! These tiny little glowing snakes look almost like glazed doughnuts.

Choo choo! Watch out for the cat-shaped train coming straight for you at the end of the tunnel—especially if you're a mouse

Choo, choo! Watch out for the cat-shaped train coming straight for you at the end of the tunnel—especially if you’re a mouse

A big bowl of lettuce anyone? Well you're not in luck this time unfortunately—because these are parrots

You want a big pot of lettuce? Well you’re not in luck this time unfortunately—because these are parrots

Who doesn't love burritos with heads as a delicious topping on the streets of New York? Anyone? No? Well that's a relief as this is simply a trick of the eye

Burritos with heads are a great topping for the streets of New York. Anyone? No? This is a trick of your eye, so it’s no surprise that you are relieved.

There's something about the hole in this kitchen floor that is screaming 'I'm cute', but we can't figure out what it is...

The hole in the kitchen floor is screaming “I’m cute!” but it’s not clear what…

Ooh la la! This provocative ice formation is ready for their close up for a magazine glamour shoot

Ooh la la! The provocative ice formation can be viewed close-up for magazine glamour shots

Your classic lava explosion over a pile of rocks is in fact a beautiful sunset through stormy clouds—beautiful

Your classic lava explosion over a pile of rocks is in fact a beautiful sunset through stormy clouds—beautiful

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