US Bank Tower Illusion

As expected the illusion doesn’t totally translate in the clip below, but after a late lunch at Blue Star on Saturday Susan and I went cruising around the Eastside (with a visit to Evergreen Cemetery) and came back westward on Whittier Boulevard to capture what was a noticeable vision trick regarding downtown’s US Bank Tower.

Basically to the naked eye it looks bigger further away, but as you draw closer the skyscraper appears to shrink. Like I said at the top, on shakycam video the effect isn’t nearly so dramatic, but there’s a hint of what I’m talking about: