Tromp L’oeil in Photography

trompe l’oeil
ˌtrômp ˈloi/
unpunctuated: trompe loeil; noun: trompe l’œil; noun: trompe l’oeil; plural noun: trompe l’oeils
  1. visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object.
    • a painting or design intended to create the illusion of a three-dimensional object.
      plural noun: trompe l’œils
French, literally ‘deceives the eye.’

29 thoughts on “Tromp L’oeil in Photography

  1. wonderful – that looks like it could be the plate I asked about earlier in the week covered with delicious food!

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