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Fractal in the nature : Snowflakes

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 5:16 AM
Hi deviants !

How are you today ?
Today, I was browsing my art RSS feed, when I see this wonderfull article on Fubiz about snowflakes. (available in English by clicking on "Français" on the top right corner of the article ;))

A Russian photograph called Andrew Osokin succeed to give us impressive macroscopic snapshots of snowflakes !

Wait !! What ??? you gonna make us read something about photography ! But ... But... You're the Fractal Community Volunteer! not the photography one...

Yes I will ! And why??
Because I'm not only a fractal artist, I'm an art lover... and how do I improve my skill ?
By taking inspiration from other mediums, by looking for some new artworks everyday !
And this is quite interesting, believe'll learn a lot by doing this !
So let's go back to our article... :giggle:

To quote the article : 

Those photos are focused on the beautiful and unique structure of snowflakes, the result offers us beautiful images including a selection is to be discovered in the future.

In fact yes !
But if you look carefully to those photos you will be able to see the wonderful repetitive pattern.
Here are some of those cliché and the "same thing" made with a fractal software!

In our gallery : 

Infaflake by SidicusMaximus MicroWinter by lindelokse The Dark Side of Enceladus by JP-Talma Frost by lindelokse Crystal field by bib993 winter lights by rce-ordinary

In the history of fractal art : 

Koch snowflake (also known as the Koch star and Koch island) is a mathematical curve and one of the earliest fractal curves to have been described. It is based on the Koch curve, which appeared in a 1904 paper titled "On a continuous curve without tangents, constructible from elementary geometry" by the Swedish mathematician Helge Von Koch.
Here are his application on the snowflakes shapes fractal :

Article made by available here : "Snowflakes macro photography" 
Image are property of Andrew Osokin.
deviations by : lindelokse SidicusMaximus JP-Talma bib993 rce-ordinary
Koch snowflake resources available on wikipedia

Today, I was browsing my art RSS feed, when I see this wonderfull article on Fubiz about snowflakes.
A Russian photograph called Andrew Osokin succeed to give us impressive macroscopic snapshots of snowflakes !
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catelee2u Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very lovely, thanks!
SaTaNiA Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
petrova Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist
I also have to say that I have never heard of Helge von Koch before and he comes from my small country... fail on that. >.>
SaTaNiA Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:giggle: :hug:
Thank you, very nice, love the snowflakes :D
SaTaNiA Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah :)
wolfepaw Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautiful, Damien!! Snowflakes are perfect examples of fractals. Let's face it, fractals ARE the art of nature!
SaTaNiA Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :hug:
GypsyH Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh I love this!
SaTaNiA Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :hug:
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