The Tuesday Inspiration: Nature knows best

by Helen Hooker September. 13, 2011 5595 views

Unlike many man-made designs, nature always seems to know that today??s theme is the best way forward and I thought this snail??s shell would illustrate this concept effectively. Based on the Fibonacci sequence it??s an example of nature at its most aesthetically pleasing, although of course the former occupant of this particular shell would sadly never been able to appreciate the beauty of his/her home from the inside!

Thanks to Vivienne [photoblog.com] for setting today??s theme. Last Tuesday??s theme was ??closeness??. The other interpretations of this week??s theme can be found here [photoblog.com].

The ??Tuesday Inspiration? began in 2009 when Stefan [photoblog.com] and I started setting each other a photographic challenge on a? Tuesday. Very soon afterwards, we decided to open this up to other PB members, followed by the idea that we should not reveal what the subject is, so that other members could compare how different members view a single theme. The Tuesday Inspiration is not a contest or a challenge, but a group of people all agreeing to post their interpretation of a single theme on Tuesdays. Each week, one of the contributors sets the theme. There are now over 40 members contributing to the TI. We have only two ??rules?: don??t include the subject in the TI title or tags and please comply with standard PB guidelines on courtesy, etc. If you would like to take part, please send me a message via this blog.

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Birthe Vikoren 6 years, 1 month ago

There are great art in nature :)

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Jarvo Laysell 6 years, 1 month ago

Suer swirliness.

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Sewerranger 6 years, 1 month ago

Good capture, but I think the Fibonacci sequence is based on the shell, not the other way around :P

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Pete 6 years, 1 month ago

lovely post

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Lukesmom 6 years, 1 month ago

This is a beautiful b&w shot! I have no idea what the TI is....

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Sara G 6 years, 1 month ago

Must be patterns...I like this one.

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Paul 6 years, 1 month ago

Fabulous shot for the TI.....so simple :)

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Milton Jacob 6 years, 1 month ago

this is wonderful. Nature is the best artist

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Ann Garratty 6 years, 1 month ago

What a striking photograph! I have no idea what the TI is but I like the picture...

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Marc Van Staey 6 years, 1 month ago

great b&w photo

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Lynda 6 years, 1 month ago

lovely

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Josy 6 years, 1 month ago

Fantastic !

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Karman 6 years, 1 month ago

Beautiful

6 years, 1 month ago Edited
Mark 6 years, 1 month ago

Super

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