Log surface of olive tree with crack.
Three Christmas Balls. See them at bigger resolution (2.3 MB). In fact, they are three lightbulbs.This is the easiest way to produce a fractal. Where the lightbulbs touch you have a fractal pattern since each sphere has a mirror image of the other two spheres, which contain mirror images of ...(ad infinitum).
Pattern produced on a TV screen by videofeedback.
The fractal nature of the cauliflower.
Pattern created by light on the sand of the seashore.
Clouds in the sky.
Patterns on a seashell.
A Cauliflower exhibiting equiangular spiral and fractal geometry.Another fractal cauliflower
Palm of the hand
Paint drop obtained by putting two drops of acrylic paint on a transparent sheet, then another sheet above, squeezing the paint and then pulling the two sheets apart.
Volcanic stone from mount Etna detail
Digital postage stamp: not really a nature fractal, but still a fascinating random pattern.
Paper sheet surface 1 and 2
Example of fluid mixing:where the Arve river waters mix with darker Rhone river stream, , ,MPEG movie of the same (59MB)
Random pattern created by sunlight reflection on the water surface from a video(8.6MB) taken on the lake of Geneva.
Pattern created by cappuccino foam