These 40 photos have little surprises hidden after a closer look

Can YOU spot what’s wrong with these snaps? Mind-bending photos need a second look – from a catalogue model with three hands to a tarantula blending into a woman’s hair

  • Social media users from around the world have shared mind-bending snaps
  • DrivePedia put together a list of the funniest images in a viral online gallery
  • One woman posed while a tarantula was camouflaged into her brunette hair 
  • Groom wrote initials on the soles of shoes – without realising it spelled out ‘HELP’
  • Sometimes capturing the perfect photo isn’t a case of getting the ideal frame, pose and lighting, it’s all about things going wrong and creating something unexpected. 

    These photos all capture something that tricks the eye or needs a second look – from a catalogue model with three hands to a tarantula that blends into a woman’s hair.

    DrivePedia rounded up a selection of the funniest optical illusion images from around the world that have been shared on social media because they deceive the eyes on first glance.

    One picture of a woman can be seen to wear a tarantula on top of her head, and with her brunette hair mixing in with the furry legs of the spider, it’s not easy to spot straight away.

    Meanwhile one groom attempted a romantic gesture by putting his and his wife’s initials on the sole of their feet – without realising it spelled out ‘HELP.’  

    DrivePedia rounded up a selection of the funniest optical illusion images from around the world that have been shared on social media because they deceive the eyes on first glance. Pictured, a woman standing behind a mannequin, making it look like the jeans are her's

    DrivePedia rounded up a selection of the funniest optical illusion images from around the world that have been shared on social media because they deceive the eyes on first glance. Pictured, a woman standing behind a mannequin, making it look like the jeans are her’s

    Didn't see you there! Another woman, with her brunette locks, had a massive tarantula sat on her head - but with a matching brown coat, the spider was very well blended into the woman's hair

    Didn’t see you there! Another woman, with her brunette locks, had a massive tarantula sat on her head – but with a matching brown coat, the spider was very well blended into the woman’s hair

    The three-armed father! Another person, from the US, was surprised to see one of the models posing appeared to have multiple hands in an advertisement

    The three-armed father! Another person, from the US, was surprised to see one of the models posing appeared to have multiple hands in an advertisement  

    Hang on... bare foot? One snapper, from the UK, spotted a bizarre shape of footprint in the snow as they walked in it themselves

    Hang on… bare foot? One snapper, from the UK, spotted a bizarre shape of footprint in the snow as they walked in it themselves

    One groom attempted a romantic gesture by putting his and his wife's initials on the sole of their feet - without realising it spelled out 'HELP'

     One groom attempted a romantic gesture by putting his and his wife’s initials on the sole of their feet – without realising it spelled out ‘HELP’ 

    Not exactly a children's toy! One person, from the US, was stunned to notice a button for 'beer' on a kid's play cash register

    Not exactly a children’s toy! One person, from the US, was stunned to notice a button for ‘beer’ on a kid’s play cash register  

    In a sneaky DIY job, one builder from the UK had put a block of wood into the brickwork (pictured)

    In a sneaky DIY job, one builder from the UK had put a block of wood into the brickwork (pictured) 

    Teacher's pet! One class in the US were surprised when a student brought their dog into the lecture hall - though the huge animal wasn't immediately clear to the eye

    Teacher’s pet! One class in the US were surprised when a student brought their dog into the lecture hall – though the huge animal wasn’t immediately clear to the eye  

    Another woman, whose location is unknown, was left chuckling after realising her leggings were almost perfectly matched the flooring of the apartment building

    Another woman, whose location is unknown, was left chuckling after realising her leggings were almost perfectly matched the flooring of the apartment building

    Nearly invisible from the snow surrounding it, this white bunny rabbit was totally camouflaged as it sat on the cold ground outside

    Nearly invisible from the snow surrounding it, this white bunny rabbit was totally camouflaged as it sat on the cold ground outside

    Are these really appropriate? Another person couldn't help but notice the shapes of naked figures in a collection of vases

    Are these really appropriate? Another person couldn’t help but notice the shapes of naked figures in a collection of vases  

    Another Reddit user shared several snaps of his thumb, which is lacking in the creases that most humans do because he is unable to bend it

    Another Reddit user shared several snaps of his thumb, which is lacking in the creases that most humans do because he is unable to bend it 

    Those t-shirts are a bit in your face! One person, in an unknown location, shared a snap which perfectly captured how red sleeves appear to crease to show a human's expression

    Those t-shirts are a bit in your face! One person, in an unknown location, shared a snap which perfectly captured how red sleeves appear to crease to show a human’s expression 

    This cute elephant is just going about its business, eating some greenery, when the photographer spotted the shape of it's ear: it looks like the side profile of a human face

    This cute elephant is just going about its business, eating some greenery, when the photographer spotted the shape of it’s ear: it looks like the side profile of a human face

    This woman's black tights blended in so well to the colour of the vase she was holding that it looked like a third leg as she crouched down for a photo

    This woman’s black tights blended in so well to the colour of the vase she was holding that it looked like a third leg as she crouched down for a photo