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An orchard in autumn. The apples are ripe and the sky is full of puffy fair-weather clouds.

The farmer's whim has been to plant two kinds of trees -- one bearing red apples and one with yellow apples. He has planted them in checkerboard fashion. What the viewer can see is that while the horizontal and vertical rows show up in the picture as ideal straight lines (as called for by ideal single-vanishing-point perspective) the diagonal rows curve around in graceful parabolic arcs!

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