Author Topic: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos  (Read 17495 times)

Bill Mellen

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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #30 on: January 20, 2017, 00:27:59 »
:) :)
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #31 on: January 20, 2017, 02:35:43 »
Keith, excellent idea for a thread and a wonderful image.

I took the photo below while on my Yosemite trip last fall.  It's the root wad from a fallen tree and contains an interesting interplay of order and disorder.  This scene fascinated me but I was never able to make it into a coherent image.

Root Wad #2, Smoky Jack by Bill de Jager, on Flickr

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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #32 on: January 20, 2017, 08:23:26 »
Urban orders inducing chaos in nature.
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #33 on: January 20, 2017, 17:21:31 »
:) :)

That is a beauty. Reminds me of the Vista on the 17 Mile drive near Monterrey!
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #34 on: January 20, 2017, 17:23:24 »
Do you have scenes of naturally occurring visual chaos?
I find it difficult to communicate naturally occurring disorder and visual chaos through the orderly medium of the sharply framed photo. Here is my latest attempt:  The plant life of our local coastal sage plant community in late summer.  The larger shrubs and trees can stay green, but most of the smaller ones have by now 'checked out', until it rains again.  Shot just before sundown, corrected blue skylight back towards neutral color.  Wide 14mm on APSC camera.

Great composition. I can only subscribe to that point raised above!
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #35 on: January 20, 2017, 17:57:09 »
That is a beauty. Reminds me of the Vista on the 17 Mile drive near Monterrey!

Thank you Frank!

We are planning on a trip to Monterrey in the spring to see my Sister who lives 2 hours south of there.  It is one of my favorite places.

This one was taken on a small hiking trail in a state park that is near our house on the east coast of the US.  It is approximately a 5K walk from our doorstep.
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #36 on: January 20, 2017, 18:00:07 »
Do you have scenes of naturally occurring visual chaos?
I find it difficult to communicate naturally occurring disorder and visual chaos through the orderly medium of the sharply framed photo. Here is my latest attempt:  The plant life of our local coastal sage plant community in late summer.  The larger shrubs and trees can stay green, but most of the smaller ones have by now 'checked out', until it rains again.  Shot just before sundown, corrected blue skylight back towards neutral color.  Wide 14mm on APSC camera.

Thank you for starting this thread Pluton. 

Many great images here and I hope to see many more!
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #37 on: January 21, 2017, 02:26:49 »
Lovely contributions Bill M. and Bill D.  Akira has put it in a social context, as Bjørn R. did earlier.
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2017, 05:29:10 »
Keith, thanks for your comment and more than that, for starting this inspiring thread!
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2017, 15:00:48 »
Today I took a rare walk with my wife on a Saturday (she normally has to work every Saturday) and managed to not only take my "picture a day keeps the doctor away", but also two pictures for Keith's genious thread. The second are birch trees, the first is a kind of Mimosa I guess:

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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #40 on: January 22, 2017, 07:54:44 »
I don't know if this is disorder or merely picturesque entropy. 
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2017, 21:00:53 »
Volcanic ash pebbles.  No discernible pattern.
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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #42 on: January 22, 2017, 22:59:25 »
A transgression moraine, with neolithic burial mounds adorning it.

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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #43 on: January 22, 2017, 23:11:38 »
Untangle this:

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Re: [Theme] : Natural Disorder/Chaos
« Reply #44 on: January 23, 2017, 01:04:13 »
Not the forest of my dreams to navigate, or a violation of the N-3/2 rule.