Something of the Marvelous

“In all things of nature is something of the marvelous” – Aristotle

If the “Reflective Reflections” gallery was brain candy these are brain Belgian chocolate truffles.

In this gallery we offer the nature extravaganza — reflected images and borders. There is so much to see here. Enjoy something of the marvelous hanging in your home.

Red Clover, Red Clover


Realizing the elegance in the simplest of flowers. The red clover grows all over the world and is often overlooked. Taking a closer look at this flower reveals amazing patterns which we highlighted in this photo. The border is of a grasshopper on the bud of the red clover flower.

Lovely Lotuses


A pattern of lotuses surrounded by a border made from a lotus leaf. The Lotus has been around for 145 million years and has been used symbolically by many religions. It symbolizes rebirth, enlightenment, purification, and good fortune.



Clouds at sunrise with a root-like border made from the underside of portabella mushrooms — yes, protabellas



Extraordinary image of a flowering cactus with a border of the same cactus and flower in bud form.

A Celebration of Ferns


Ferns, ferns and more ferns. Among the oldest pants on earth, ferns have been around for over 360 million years. It is known to symbolize sincerity, magic, and facination.



Golden Ferns patterned image with an elegant fern border

Frog Fantasia


Frogs and lotus pads. The border is made up of a frog sitting on what is left of a lotus pad in the fall forming what looks like spokes of a wheel with the frog at the center. Nature is truly marvelous.