Honestly, this optical illusion doesn't change colour

The TikTok optical illusion
(Image credit: @Beatonthebeeb via TikTok)

Who doesn't love an optical illusion? And sometimes even the most simple of images can have an uncanny effect. Today's optical illusion is no different. A new TikTok video is blowing minds, and you'll soon see why. 

The video was posted by famous optical illusion TikToker, Beatonthebeeb. He shares a black and white photo of the Brooklyn Bridge – all very simple. But he then causes it to appear to spring to life with colour. How? Read on to find out. And if you love this design and fancy sinking your teeth into some more mesmerising brain-bogglers, make sure you check out our roundup of the best optical illusions


♬ original sound - Dean Jackson

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.