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Beautiful Examples of Transparent Screen Trick Photos

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Two weeks ago we published a showcase of beautiful pinhole photography, and this weekend again we’ve got something unusual and creative to lift up your spirits and challenge your creativity. Illusions can be eye-catching and attractive and when you apply them to computer displays, the results can be quite interesting and deceptive. Screenshot Take transparent screen trick photos, for example. The idea is simple: you take a photo of your surroundings and set this photo as your desktop wallpaper. Once the display is positioned precisely, the transparent screen trick is achieved. Simple, but what can you do with this simple idea? Below we present a short selection of some original transparent screen trick photos. The environments presented in these photos appear to have a completely transparent screen which creates an optical illusion. And here you go — now you have something fun to do over the weekend!

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Two weeks ago we published a showcase of beautiful pinhole photography, and this weekend again we’ve got something unusual and creative to lift up your spirits and challenge your creativity. Illusions can be eye-catching and attractive and when you apply them to computer displays, the results can be quite interesting and deceptive.

Take transparent screen trick photos, for example. The idea is simple: you take a photo of your surroundings and set this photo as your desktop wallpaper. Once the display is positioned precisely, the transparent screen trick is achieved. Simple, but what can you do with this simple idea?

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Below we present a short selection of some original transparent screen trick photos. The environments presented in these photos appear to have a completely transparent screen which creates an optical illusion. We also feature step-by-step-tutorials in the end of this post: and here you go — now you have something fun to do over the weekend!

Transparent Screen Trick Photos

Strobist Lighting

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6365 Clear Screen

6/365 Clear Screen

Untitled

Untitled

Peon.master

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First Attempt

First Attempt

I WIN!!!! alternative 10365

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Transparent screen 3

Transparent screen 3

Transparent screen. [177365]

Transparent screen. [177/365]

Experiments

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Transparent Screen 6

Transparent Screen 6

Transparent Screen 1

Transparent Screen 1

Transparent Screen Experiment

Transparent Screen Experiment

Transparent Screen 5

Transparent Screen 5

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My Transparent Screen!

My Transparent Screen!

Transparent screen 3

Transparent screen 3

Transparent Screen

Transparent Screen

transparent screen

transparent screen

Transparent Screen

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Transparent Screen - Tristan

Transparent Screen - Tristan

transparent screen

transparent screen

Beethoven

Beethoven

Transparent screen

Transparent screen

Transparent iBook

Transparent iBook

My transparent screen

My transparent screen

Transparent Laptop Screen

Transparent Laptop Screen

TS-pc2

TS-pc2

Transparent Screen First Try

Transparent Screen First Try

Transparent Tablet

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See-thru laptops!

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Caffè a computer

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Grayscale

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Transparent Screen

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iPod touch

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Transparent Screen 2

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Added a laptop

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Transparent Screen Laptop

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Transparent laptop

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Standing on Chair

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Keithconroy

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Play Desktop With Me?

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My transparent macbook

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Peon.master

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Transparent Screen Tutorials and Resources

Just for Fun - Transparent Laptop Tutorial This project involves taking three different pictures. The first two will be taken at the same time, and the last will be taken after some editing. It is very important that you do not move your computer or tripod during the whole process.

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Transparent TFT Screen Tutorial Learn how to create a transparent looking tft screen by combine smart photographing with some easy photoshop tricks. You will need a camera tripod and of course a digital camera to do this.

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Transparent Screens Flickr Group A huge and growing gallery of photos with the transparent screen trick effect.

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