I’ve been a computer programmer for 30 years, and an amateur photographer for much longer. Since 2003 I’ve been combining the two by devising programs to let me create geometric patterns from photographs. Like kaleidoscopes, but usually with more complex geometry. If you enjoy these patterns and want to learn more, you may want to visit my blog. I show details of some of the patterns that are too small to see when the whole pattern is on the screen.

So that’s half my life. In the other half I am married with two daughters, I work at Dartmouth College as a research associate, and I play as much table tennis as I can manage.

  • Age: 65
  • Joined: March 2008

Journal

Tiling patterns

For the past four years I’ve been experimenting with different ways to make interesting and attractive repeating designs out of photographs. Would you like some to use? Last night I put 115 of them on a free tiling patterns page, to see what other people will find to do with them. / They’re 300 pixels on a side, which is plenty for some applications: Photoshop textures, CD covers, g…
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