challenge on nature photography - day 5

January 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

For my Day 5 image of my #challengeonnaturephotography, I am revisiting the greenhouse at RHS Wisley that is just outside London's M25 ring road, in Surrey. This is an overhead shot of a fabulous and rather small succulent that just cried out to me to be photographed.

fractals in naturefractals in naturechaos theory as seen in a succulent. By Surbiton nature and product photographer Marion Wotton

I call this 'fractals in nature'. I love finding patterns in plants and the natural world more widely. I find it just fascinating how beautifully harmonious, structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing patterns can both be innately 'understood' by plants and creatures and described by complex mathematical formulae.

 


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