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Fractals and Computer-Generated Images

No camera, no lens, no light, no film, just computing. . .

To build these pictures, I have used different programs which are available on the web. If you are interested, you could do a search with keywords such as: Aros, Dofozon, Flarium, Inkblot, Iteration, Sterling, Tierazon, Winfract, Ultra Fractal, HyperComplex, Apophysis (in addition to the keyword "fractal", of course).

Many programs are in the public domain, others are commercial products. You have to be patient, it takes time to become familiar with such programs, and some of them are poorly documented (in my opinion). If you have some programming experience, you can build your own program(s); it requires time, but it gives you maximum flexibility playing with equations.

After producing a picture you like, you can process it just like a photo using your favorite program. You can also merge two or more images, and you can create "hybrid" images by combining fractal images and regular photos.

Be aware that fractal images look better with a high resolution (I make 30cm x 40cm prints from 10Mpixel images), and some equations require a lot of computing power. . . or a lot of computing time :-)

I hope this helps.

Cheers!

Jimcb

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