See your loved one’s smile in the clouds, spot a dog’s face in the grain of a wooden wall, or see a creepy face peering out at you from the shadows. No, you are not delusional or “crazy”. I just experienced a very interesting phenomenon known as Pareidolia. Simply put, it means seeing familiar objects or patterns among random objects.
And we’re not the only ones who think it’s great. Her Facebook group for “Things With Faces” has been inviting people to share their pareidolia photos for over a decade. Dear Panda, please scroll down and upvote your favourites. If you like their stuff, be sure to join the group. What’s the weirdest case of pareidolia you’ve ever had? Let us know in the comments.
of Facebook group “Things with Faces” has been in operation since September 2012. He’s been sharing photos of what appear to be faces for over a decade. An online community that not only survives, but thrives for a long time deserves respect.
bored panda I got in touch with the founder of the very popular “something with a face” Ville Hising from the group, a graphic design expert, was kind enough to answer a few questions. Read our full interview with him.