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Fractal Art Contest -- 2007 Answered

Check out the winners of the 2007 Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest -- they're absolutely gorgeous. These are just a couple of my favorites.

Back in the 90's I had one of those zooming fractal screensavers, and could spend entirely too long watching it swoop through the Mandelbrot set. Fantastic stuff.

Thanks to BoingBoing for the link.

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Ooh pretty. For those people who make fractals, what program do you use? I have used Apophysis, but could never really figure out what I was doing. That being said, I know this is not very good, but the title should explain something about it. I call this "Josh Got Bored Playing Around With Apophysis and Gimp One Night, and Could Find Nothing Better To Do":

Apophysis-I Got Bored.jpg

Thanks. I will look into that.

I normally just see these and think "OCTOPUS! OCTOPUS!" Besides that, though, I find them really interesting. :)

Wow. Mind bending. It should carry a label: Surgeon's general warning, looking to long at these images may lead to loss of self, reason, and sanity

Cool! ...too bad the link is broken :(

They're amazing! I had no idea what Fractal art was until I read the Wiki on it, and now I can see the same shape over and over, it's fantastic.

Spiral Fantasy (by Alfred Laing) looks amazing! So do all the others. :-)