Fractal Cauliflower by nealbarnett

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515 views by 28 Feb 2014

The pattern of the entire cauliflower is repeated on each point, and on every small point on the big points.

Lumix DMC-TZ5, ISO 100, 13.1 mm, f/4.6, 1/250 s, no flash

515 views by 28 Feb 2014


fractal, cauliflower, vegetable, brassica

I am a retired botany prof from the University of Maryland, living in Greenbelt, Maryland. I’ve been taking photos for many years. I especially am passionate about landscapes and historical landmarks, my favorite areas are England, the Colorado Plateau, Maryland, and my boyhood home of Indiana.

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago


  • Thank you much!

    – nealbarnett

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thank you, I’m honored and delighted!

    – nealbarnett

  • aprilann
    aprilannabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Your gorgeous image has been selected to be featured in the group Flowers – Fruits – Berries & Vegetables! to celebrate Flowers, Fruits, Berries and Vegetables in containers.

    Your host – April

  • Thanks for the feature!

    – nealbarnett

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful! Now I would never have thought that I would describe cauliflower as beautiful… but yours is! And I love the background details!

  • Thanks for the kind comment, and thanks for looking!

    – nealbarnett

  • aprilann
    aprilannabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations – Great job!

    your host – April

  • Thank you April, much appreciated.

    – nealbarnett

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakealmost 2 years ago

    What a cool veggie ! Beautiful shot !

  • Thank you Renee!

    – nealbarnett

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonover 1 year ago

    *Congratulations you finished in the Top Ten in the V is for Vegetables Challenge

    Lovely image, well done!
    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

  • WildestArt
    WildestArt6 months ago

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