P H O T O T O T E M S

Because our human body is symmetrical we tend to see faces and creatures in all symmetric images. These symmetric images have also a fractal property : one can recognize very small faces as well as huge creatures.

Water of the Hers river, France
Water of the Hers river, France
Water of the Hers river, France
Water of the Hers river, France
Water of the Hers river, France
Ice on mud pool
Ice on mud pool
Ice on mud pool
Dead golden Ferns in winter
Dead golden Ferns in winter
Water of Ruisseau des Mouillères, Nebias, France
Water of Ruisseau des Mouillères, Nebias, France
Water of Ruisseau des Mouillères, Nebias, France
Water of Ruisseau des Mouillères, Nebias, France
Water of Ruisseau des Mouillères, Nebias, France
Moss
Conifer fruit

 

They have something in common with Totems (poles) as it seem that creatures and faces are stacked on top of one another, therefor the name Photototems.
Some of the images consist of 4 of the same images and every one of them is rotate in such way that a kaleidoscopic image is created. Besides the rotating and mirroring, the photos themselves are as pure as the reality of nature were they are captured from (-: meaning they not have been manipulated.

 

P H O T O T E M S II (ice on mud pool)

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