Your eyes, trying to compensate for poor lighting, are playing tricks on you.
By now, you've probably seen this dress and formed a really strong opinion about it.
White and gold? Blue and black? Literally thousands of people think they know!
You know, the people who make your TV shows look good between filming and the time they hit your screen?
According to Ben, the photo — taken with a camera phone in poor lighting — casts the whites in a blue tone and mutes the gold to a darker color.
People who see blue and black are seeing the photo at face value. People who see gold and white are compensating to the photo's lighting and aesthetic.