This Photo Has NO Red Pixels


You read that correctly, your eyes are lying to you. While these strawberries look red, the blue tint to the photo permeates the whole picture, and there are actually no red pixels in the image at all. Your brain is trained to think it sees certain colors, which is why the strawberries still appear red.  A visual illusion called color constancy, the image was created by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

If you need proof, this GIF below shows the same image in Photoshop, with the color picker showing how “red” is actually just a different shade of blue/green. Isn’t science cool? Via CNET: