Photo challenge this week has sent me to trawl through my 20000+ photos to see if there’s anything that “isn’t exactly what it appears to be”. I found one:
That’s Souvik at Angkor – in the right spot to be puckering up to the Vishnu-carved temple face. At various monuments, you can see people being silly like this; I’ve seen them at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, at the Taj Mahal at Agra, even at the seaside, making perspective distorted photos. We were tempted by this spot at Angkor – the Bayon temple.
The angle of the photographer has to be just right, otherwise it’s just a person sitting on a ledge, like my friend here: