Saturday, March 12, 2016

How to fake a giant rat (and why you shouldn't trust pictures on the internet)

A man in London has claimed to have found a rat bigger than a small dog and a cat put together – but all is probably not what it seems.

A man claimed to have found a monster rat in London, but all may not be as it seems.
Photograph: Tony Smith/SWNS

What actually seems to be going on is a little trick called forced perspective, using an optical illusion to make an object closer to the camera look much bigger. Like the Hackney Rat.
In fact, you too can try and make your own giant rat photo.

More: The Guardian

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