patterns are unusual and detailed and illuminate the texture of the leaf. The use of tone in this image also helps to identify the pattern as the shadows are darkened and the colours contrast each other.

Karl Blossfeldt – Plants

patterns are unusual and detailed and illuminate the texture of the leaf. The use of tone in this image also helps to identify the pattern as the shadows are darkened and the colours contrast each other.

Untitled (sunflowers) by German botanical fine art photographer Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). via universo paralelo

Untitled (sunflowers) by German botanical fine art photographer Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). via universo paralelo

photographic plant studies of Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). I would not have guessed it was that age, it looks modern.

photographic plant studies of Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). I would not have guessed it was that age, it looks modern.

"Art Forms in Nature" (1928) by Karl Blossfeldt (1865 - 1932), a German professor of design in Berlin.

"Art Forms in Nature" (1928) by Karl Blossfeldt (1865 - 1932), a German professor of design in Berlin.

The Botanical Imagination http://usedmagazine.co.uk/post/521 The beautiful photographs of Karl Blossfeldt are currently on show at the Whitechapel Gallery.

The Botanical Imagination http://usedmagazine.co.uk/post/521 The beautiful photographs of Karl Blossfeldt are currently on show at the Whitechapel Gallery.

© Karl Blossfeldt / Courtesy The Walther Collection and Karl Blossfeldt Archiv / Ann und Ju rgen Wilde

© Karl Blossfeldt / Courtesy The Walther Collection and Karl Blossfeldt Archiv / Ann und Ju rgen Wilde


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Karl Blossfeldt Nigella damascena http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/545.1996/

Karl Blossfeldt Nigella damascena http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/545.1996/

Fern unrolling - A true classic. Minimalistic and yet totally art nouveau!  My favorite.  I would wear this!!

Fern unrolling - A true classic. Minimalistic and yet totally art nouveau! My favorite. I would wear this!!

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography.

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Aspidium filixmas, Common male fern, young unfurling fronds, 4x  by Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932)

Aspidium filixmas, Common male fern, young unfurling fronds, 4x by Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932)

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