Show and Tell: Objects in Photo Are Larger Than They Appear

September 7, 2008

This week: a prize for guessing the prize for guessing. Or, Show and Tell: Bridge, part 3.

At last week’s Show and Tell, I presented a vase that wonder woman Lori from Weebles Wobblog, All Thumbs Reviews, and Drama 2B Mama won as a prize for correctly guessing that the Show and Tell from the preceding week took place in Budapest. It turns out that Lori also has a fertility-related Budapest story, and she presented her own Show and Tell with a photo of the Chain Bridge from a very different perspective.

Here, again, is the vase that Lori won due to her knowledge and experience.


I asked people to guess the height of the vase. Guesses ranged from 8 inches to 12 inches. Thanks to everyone who guessed – but none of you were even close. Here is the true scale of the vase:

The actual height of the vase is 3.25 inches. So, this means that Wishing 4 One was the closest at 8 inches. Congrats! Her prize is in the works and will be presented at next week’s Show and Tell.

Today’s lesson: Appearances can be deceiving.


8 Responses to “Show and Tell: Objects in Photo Are Larger Than They Appear”

  1. Mel Says:

    Oooooh, that was so cool. I didn’t guess the height because I couldn’t even begin to imagine the size. Though I was picturing so much bigger. Like 16 inches or more.

  2. Kristin Says:

    That is so cool! I really thought it was larger.

  3. Murgdan Says:

    Ahhhh! Love it! Great miniature work!

  4. Stephanie Says:

    Oh wow, I honestly thought it was much larger to!

    Cool 🙂

  5. Kristin Says:

    I’m with everyone else! Great photo trickery. 🙂

  6. Courtney Says:

    That’s so awesome! How cute!

  7. Astral Says:

    It looked really tall!! You are right about appearances. I enjoyed your show and tell.

  8. Lori Says:

    I just received it and it’s so CUTE! It will have a prominent place in my kitchen.

    Love the Pez dispenser, too.

    Safe travels, my friend.

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