Alters of Light

I have early memories of being totally intoxicated by the patterning of fern leaves. I would ask: “But how? How, can it be that each leaf is a smaller version of the entire plant?”
… Some things never change.
In honor of the unfathomable complexities of the living world, I’ve made a practice out of forage fractals from Gaia’s bountiful adornments. After all, there is no renderer more powerful and intricate than the universe itself. Once the footage is prepared, I enchant the scenes with a selection of ‘earty home-cooked effects (GLSL). Here’s a few basic samples: