Spirals in Nature

Collection by Gabriele Hunter


Spirals in Nature

Gabriele Hunter
Spiral staircase leading to the 'Café Glockenspiel' in Munich. fabulous photo by Philipp Klinger


Spiral staircase leading to the 'Café Glockenspiel' in Munich. I took several shots of this staircase from different angles, but this one is my favorite, because of the bit of wall which is still visible on the right side (looked strange when i cut it off a few shots earlier) and because of the intersecting railings. Technique/Processing I took 2 shots, 2EV apart from each other. The first one already had dialed in an exposure correction of +1EV, because i wanted to retain the bright walls…

Tournefortia staminea, Soldierbush, is a genus of flowering plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae.

Curving yellow flower stalk glistens in the morning light... Tournefortia staminea

A delightful curving stem accented with tiny five-petaled yellow flowers sitting up on raised stems. I love the view of its curve covered in buds, moving infinitely back in space... or so it seems. And imagine a row of these tall bushy shrubs covered in these curvaceous yellow sprays! A favorite spot for hummingbirds! Tournefortia, commonly known as Soldierbush, is a genus of flowering plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae. Tournefortia staminea was first published under the name…

wow!  details of a flower close up

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Flower pattern pictures, plant pattern photos, photo gallery, picture gallery, from National Geographic.

A perfect fibonacci spiral

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Fern frond


Fiddleheads will forever make the faerie in me smile. ~Charlotte (PixieWinksFairyWhispers)


Wish list addition: Succulents. All of them.

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Spirals in Nature


This photograph of a curly fern was taken at the Mackay Botanical Gardens, QLD Australia. The camera was a Canon 400D SLR, and the lens a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro. A Canon Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX flash was also used.

Purple Rose.

Purple Rose.


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28/366 - Patterns in nature

The pattern of this plant reminds me to the golden spiral in geometry. 28-01-2012 (Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm by Komine, @f8, 1/100s, ISO 200, FL-50 flash, handheld, OVF)