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What's Going On In This Trippy Image Of Yosemite National Park?

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Tom Hale

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clockNov 23 2016, 19:04 UTC

Kevin Wolf

Take a glance at this image (below) and see if you can work out what’s going on. Is it a photo of a starry night? A painting? Maybe a digitally manipulated illustration?

It is actually a photograph taken by San Francisco-based filmmaker Kevin Wolf in the natural wonders of Yosemite National Park, California. However, all is not quite as it seems.

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As Wolf explains, “I flipped this photo upside down because the sand under the river kinda looked like stars.” 

If you're looking at this image on a phone, give it a flip around and you'll see it's simply the reflection of a lake. You can even make out some of the ripples where the water meets the base of the mountains and wooded area.

Come to think of it, those trees did look a bit weird…

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