Ice patterns

Ice patterns – toned black and white Although I have converted this photo to black and white and given it a toning effect, the colours are not that far off from the original, with warm sunset colours on the blue ice.  I liked the contrast at the edge of the unfrozen pools. We’ve had quite […]

Pollen Ripples

Pine Pollen Ripples, Loch Garten, Strathspey. Pollen from the overhanging Scots Pine made these galaxy-like patterns & clusters, with the gentle ripples along the shoreline. Fractal mathematics (the mathematics of natural patterns) tells us about self-similarity: nature shows us similar-looking patterns at many different levels of scale. “Concerning matter we have been all wrong.  What […]