Ames Room – Growth & Shrinking Illusions
A surprisingly convincing optical illusion that can bring mini-giantess growth into the real world.
If you’d like to see yourself or your friends shrink half size or grow to the ceiling, you could do worse than visit your local science center.
(For added perspective, using the squares in the middle as a reference, imagine walking alongside the people above and below while remaining at the same height!)
The Ames Room is an elaborately shaped chamber designed to deceive the eye. From a specific angle, it looks like a perfectly ordinary small room. When somebody is actually walking diagonally away or toward you, your senses will tell you the person is getting smaller or larger.
Here’s a helpful video explaining the how the Ames Illusion works: