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« Reply #75 on: 29/06/2011 12:55:03 »
OK this MJ lookalike is deliberate  :) ...

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« Reply #76 on: 02/07/2011 04:17:20 »


In beaver cosmology, your soul goes back into the trees.
 

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« Reply #77 on: 02/07/2011 15:38:31 »
In beaver cosmology, your soul goes back into the trees.

Beaver ? , surely it’s a sloth …
 

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« Reply #78 on: 02/07/2011 22:15:49 »
It's got beaver written all over it. Just shows you are what you eat.

 

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« Reply #80 on: 11/03/2012 00:43:46 »
Marmite Jesus ...


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/8071865.stm

Gotta spread that on Jesus toast.
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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #82 on: 02/04/2012 11:09:32 »
I see thing on woods... faces, animals and more
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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #83 on: 05/04/2012 13:31:53 »
Do you see a face in this plastic sheeting? It was staring at me when I was in my kitchen a year or so ago!
 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #84 on: 17/05/2012 02:40:07 »
Seeing faces in patterns and textures is a huge part of my life. Faces of the unknown surround me, one forming another and another as I create them with my brush or they spontaneously appear in my camera lens.

Pareidolia, Paranoiac Critical Method, Frottage, Visual Perception, Facial Recognition, these are just a few of the terms used to describe my ability. I have spent hundreds of hours researching, trying to find out why I see these faces, who they are and if there is anyone else that has the same type of visions as I do. 

To clarify my work, I will start with my paintings; pretend you see a face in the clouds and had a long paintbrush; you could bring out the face with the brush by highlighting and shading so others could see what you see.  Well, that's how I create the faces in my art, they are already there, I just bring them out for you. My photographs are completely different and more perplexing for me. I don't do anything to my photos, the faces just appear.  They are everywhere. 

Any thoughts?
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« Reply #85 on: 17/05/2012 03:06:18 »
Do you see a face in this plastic sheeting?

higher contrast and a tighter crop helps ...

 

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« Reply #86 on: 17/05/2012 05:11:57 »
I was sheet faced on Saturday night.
 

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« Reply #87 on: 17/05/2012 06:18:36 »
Seeing faces in patterns and textures is a huge part of my life ... they spontaneously appear in my camera lens.

 My photographs are completely different and more perplexing for me. I don't do anything to my photos, the faces just appear.  They are everywhere. 

Any thoughts?

Excessive pareidolia can be a psychiatric symptom,

If you see faces "everywhere" then you will see faces in photographs of everwhere,
i.e. the camera is not generating the frequent face illusions, your brain is.
 

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« Reply #88 on: 17/05/2012 07:35:30 »
Ok
Seeing faces in patterns and textures is a huge part of my life ... they spontaneously appear in my camera lens.

 My photographs are completely different and more perplexing for me. I don't do anything to my photos, the faces just appear.  They are everywhere. 

Any thoughts?

Excessive pareidolia can be a psychiatric symptom,

If you see faces "everywhere" then you will see faces in photographs of everwhere,
i.e. the camera is not generating the frequent face illusions, your brain is.


Hmmm....   Please count how many faces you see before clicking on this thumbnail.
 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #89 on: 17/05/2012 07:48:39 »
Others see them as well..
 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #90 on: 17/05/2012 08:27:44 »
Others see them as well..

I'm only getting a witchy face on "face 1" ...



I can't see any faces on "face 2".
 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #91 on: 17/05/2012 15:29:54 »
I would like RD to explain to me how this is possible.. I have thousands of pictures with faces in them that are so clear, it only takes a second for someone to see them. Without prompting, or power of suggestion.


This picture I took will be the perfect example.  Look in the center of the photo and tell me the first thing you see.
 

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« Reply #92 on: 17/05/2012 23:10:11 »
I would like RD to explain to me how this is possible.. I have thousands of pictures with faces in them that are so clear, it only takes a second for someone to see them. Without prompting, or power of suggestion.

The brain is biased towards identifying patterns as faces, there has been evolutionary selection for it : an animal will have a better chance of survival if it errs on mistaking an inanimate thing as a face than vice versa.  [ the unrecognized face could be a predator or prey ]

Very little visual information is required for us to interpret something as a face, e.g.   :-)   :¬)
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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #94 on: 18/05/2012 02:27:17 »
Are you sure it's not Boris Karloff?
 

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« Reply #95 on: 18/05/2012 02:53:49 »
Are you sure it's not Boris Karloff?

I didn't know Boris wore red lipstick ...

 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #97 on: 26/11/2013 02:32:25 »
Chonosuke Okamura saw faces in millimetre sized mineral grains ...


http://www.improbable.com/airchives/paperair/volume6/v6i6/okamura-6-6.html

[ Not just faces ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chonosuke_Okamura ]
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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #98 on: 03/05/2014 14:15:22 »
I spotted these in a mandelbox fractal

 

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Re: Have you noticed faces in things?
« Reply #99 on: 16/10/2014 12:53:02 »
I see faces in things all the time, Mostly clouds.
I've just started a Facebook page with lots of photos I have taken ...

newbielink:https://www.facebook.com/groups/600377633407123/ [nonactive]
 

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