The news


I did not appreciate the power of patterns until I studied graphic design. Whether naturally occurring or man-made (or a combination of both), they add interesting details to a photograph or other artwork. Sometimes the patterns themselves make fantastic photographic subjects, as you can see in the photos featured in this week’s post.

Terrace field yunnan china denoised.jpg

By Jialiang Gao, (Original Photograph) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-SA-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Terrace rice fields in Yunnan Province, China.

Date: March 2003

Additional Note: This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Removed some noise and sharpened a bit.

Tessellated Pavement Sunrise Landscape.jpg

By JJ Harrison ( (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Sunrise, “Tessellated Pavement”, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. The „Tesselated Pavement“ is the result of an orthogonal joint…

View original post 306 more words