Patterns: Weekly Photography Challenge

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This week we published a popular post titled – 33 Inspirational Images that Feature Patterns and Repetition which got some great feedback.

So I thought it might be fun to make that the topic of this weeks challenge. So over the next few days of travels with your camera look for patterns that you can photograph. You’ll see there everywhere you look – in nature, around your home, in architecture… the more you look the more you’ll realise they’re everywhere.

Once you’ve selected your ‘Patterns’ image/s upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and either share a link to it or – embed them in the comments using the our new tool to do so.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPSPATTERN to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the great shots posted in the last challenge – Time challenge where there were some beautiful shots submitted.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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  • Mike Newton May 6, 2012 03:45 am

    I've actually rounded up my favorite 11 examples of geometric patterns and shapes: http://photosmakemehappy.com/11-awesome-photos-using-geometric-shapes-and-patterns/

    -Mike

  • Kolanchi February 5, 2012 04:22 am

    Mind blowing captures. These images gave me a new idea to photograph things in different way

  • Stefano February 2, 2012 07:14 pm

    My try

  • Wishwas February 2, 2012 08:18 am

    My bed cover..looked a nice pattern!
    From Digital Photography School Submittions

    Copenhagen windows
    From Digital Photography School Submittions

    Hannover, Germany (This one was taken by my friend Daniel Jagadisan)
    From Digital Photography School Submittions

  • marakino February 2, 2012 03:30 am

    DPS challenge - Patterns

    My amplifier in the evening. Lots of dust on it, should clean it i suppose :)

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/marakino/6791691077/

  • Wishwas Abhyankar February 2, 2012 01:28 am

    I selected these patterns..let me know how you find them.

    https://picasaweb.google.com/113199798192711525191/DigitalPhotographySchoolSubmittions

  • anotherphotographynoob February 1, 2012 09:30 pm

    kind of a pattern... a crazy cool light pattern
    http://anotherphotographynoob.wordpress.com/2011/12/14/olafur/

  • Aparna February 1, 2012 07:45 pm

    Here's mine.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aprna/6800203589/in/photostream

  • Marc Rijken February 1, 2012 01:03 am

    My photo for the patterns assignment.

  • Nicolae Catalin Cimpan January 30, 2012 05:27 pm

    http://www.ncc-studio.ro/blog/patterns-weekly-photography-challenge/

  • fox photos January 30, 2012 07:34 am

    DPS Patterns - not sure if I have posted late, but here are my two contributions.

    You would think this assignment would be easy, since patterns are everywhere in our lives. I took a ton of pics, but only a few I thought were worthy enough.

    This one is my first pick:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/13376703@N07/6784420769/in/photostream

    My second pick:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/13376703@N07/6784420907/in/photostream

  • newbabypentax January 29, 2012 10:34 am

    I am late, but I will share anyhow...
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/erinoz/6778603199/

  • Debbie S January 29, 2012 12:58 am

    Patterns - Steps

    Just seeing if this embeds my pic - pretty new to this site (and photography!)

  • Dawn Holdstock January 28, 2012 09:45 pm

    Talking about patterns, what program can I use to convert a photograph of say a Zebra into line converstion.
    The zebra being one of natures patterns.

  • suresh January 28, 2012 06:05 pm

    Interesting Topic to capture

  • Mike Thorsen January 28, 2012 01:28 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/autotech103/6773662231/in/photostream

  • Mike Thorsen January 28, 2012 01:26 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/autotech103/6773788947/in/photostream

  • Justin January 28, 2012 05:33 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/melton-photography/6771936643/

  • Mama Syder January 28, 2012 05:13 am

    The Patterned Path...

    http://mamasyderphotography.blogspot.com/2012/01/patterned-path.html

  • isis483 January 28, 2012 02:40 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/isis483/6769125837/sizes/l/in/photostream/

  • isis483 January 27, 2012 03:31 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/isis483/6769125837/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Jey_K January 27, 2012 10:58 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/75264867@N03/6768106113/in/photostream

  • Chelsey M January 27, 2012 10:12 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chelseyannephotography/6767598489/in/photostream

  • Ed Milhous January 27, 2012 09:37 am

    [eimg url='https://picasaweb.google.com/104819906276742883698/CharlestonCharm' title='CharlestonCharm']

  • George January 27, 2012 09:32 am

    Patterns in Travels

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bones0708/6767819411/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bones0708/6767818593/in/photostream

  • Vince January 27, 2012 06:24 am

    Just took this a while ago. My friend she picked it up and was walking with it.[eimg url='http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_ln49ecUIuQ1qlfssxo1_1280.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1327692220&Signature=H2Je4%2Fpyz2LWNz2AGAc2IJQIsNo%3D' title='tumblr_ln49ecUIuQ1qlfssxo1_1280.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1327692220&Signature=H2Je4%2Fpyz2LWNz2AGAc2IJQIsNo%3D']

  • Kamal January 27, 2012 05:04 am

    [eimg url='http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6041/6369103585_0c68a3f7f6_m.jpg' title='6369103585_0c68a3f7f6_m.jpg'] patterns of my window

  • Kamal January 27, 2012 04:56 am

    Indian culture to light a candle at evening with prayer which means we had to go for study in our childhood. Our study time starts with that light.[eimg url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5158/5832743134_0b4f2fae89_m.jpg' title='5832743134_0b4f2fae89_m.jpg']

  • Chris January 27, 2012 12:49 am

    [eimg url='http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100162576647001&set=a.922537645111.2384451.11010261&type=3&theater' title='photo.php?fbid=10100162576647001&set=a.922537645111.2384451.11010261&type=3&theater']

  • jeremy beasley January 26, 2012 07:40 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremybeasley/6764573893/in/photostream

  • Michael Nall January 26, 2012 03:34 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelnallphotography/6763881819/in/photostream

  • Michael Nall January 26, 2012 03:33 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelnallphotography/6763881819/' title='355 copy' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7005/6763881819_734b45fed4.jpg']

    My take of patterns of a bridge

  • astrowildcat January 26, 2012 02:57 pm

    Just starting out with photography. Any tips that would have made this photo better would be appreciated.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/astrowildcat/6763743871/

  • MrNavinGupta January 26, 2012 05:37 am

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/112859858804054802840/albums/5701627650761217345/5701627652094345026?hl=en#photos/112859858804054802840/albums/5701627650761217345

  • MrNavinGupta January 26, 2012 04:55 am

    a Queue of School buses..:)[eimg url='https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/112859858804054802840/albums/5701627650761217345/5701627652094345026?hl=en' title='5701627652094345026?hl=en']

  • newbabypentax January 26, 2012 03:46 am

    what is the time and date for this challenge?
    Thank you

  • N. Morris Photography January 26, 2012 01:28 am

    http://www.nmorrisphotography.com/p949457696/h1e8670d5#h1e8670d5

  • Jacky vdM January 25, 2012 11:15 pm

    Totally new at this..... I think I posted in the wrong thread.

    Please have a look, I know it still needs work, but just thought the patterns reflecting is suitable in this challenge !

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/14813742@N03/sets/72157628986324069/

  • Raluca Melania January 25, 2012 09:23 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/14005857@N00/5506431125/

    and some winter patterns...
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/14005857@N00/5506653776/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/14005857@N00/5506646028/

  • wShaiza January 25, 2012 07:14 pm

    Cola candy....

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.187734424640008.48232.183390041741113&type=3

  • JsonStone January 25, 2012 06:28 pm

    Hmmm...none of the HTML showed up so I am trying this again.

    I took this photo 2 weeks ago while I was at CES but I didn’t process it until today. I noticed this challenge a couple days ago and thought it would fit perfectly!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/computer-eyes/6751721441/

  • Jico Gallana January 25, 2012 04:50 pm

    Nice pattern of squares taken in Downtown Fort Worth

    http://jicophotography.tumblr.com/post/16453483639/windows-downtown-fort-worth

    Add me in google+: jico gallana

    Thanks.

  • Tex M. January 25, 2012 01:45 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tex_m/6758074589/in/photostream

  • Gregg January 25, 2012 12:59 pm

    The old tile in my bathroom. One of my favorite features in our house.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/onedadslife/6746357599/

  • spacioverde January 25, 2012 12:48 pm

    http://distilleryimage8.s3.amazonaws.com/fb91b118061511e180c9123138016265_7.jpg

  • spacioverde January 25, 2012 12:47 pm

    [eimg url='http://distilleryimage8.s3.amazonaws.com/fb91b118061511e180c9123138016265_7.jpg' title='fb91b118061511e180c9123138016265_7.jpg']

    http://web.stagram.com/n/spacioverde/

  • spacioverde January 25, 2012 12:46 pm

    I loooove patterns!!!

    http://web.stagram.com/n/spacioverde/
    http://statigr.am/tag/spacioverde

  • joleta January 25, 2012 12:24 pm

    Millineum Park in Chicago

    .[eimg url='http://flic.kr/p/7ejbLC' title='7ejbLC']

  • joleta January 25, 2012 12:16 pm

    This is outdoor venue at Millineum Park in Chicago

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/joleta/4088803300/' title='Chicago, Millineum Park outdoor venue.' url='http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2532/4088803300_a992851a71.jpg']

  • Nate January 25, 2012 10:59 am

    first time caller...i mean, contributor. just found this blog today. very new to photography. 1 year with the iphone. 6 months with a Canon S5. and one week with a Nikon D70. woohoo! got my first dslr, and a new 50mm 1.8 lens to go with it. :-)[eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathanh22/6262409273/' title='#iphone #chicago #hyde_park #architecture #fire_escape' url='http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6171/6262409273_5443ea48f5_o.jpg']

  • Don_Birdsong January 25, 2012 08:15 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/donbirdsong/6756803277/

  • Anastasiya January 24, 2012 11:26 pm

    here is my fluffy pattern is driving me crazy for 2,5 weeks already, but she is so sweet!

    http://skichko.blogspot.com/2012/01/fluffy-pattern.html

  • Guruprasad January 24, 2012 10:15 pm

    Light and shadow pattern - Taken at Henderson's wave, Singapore.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/guruprasadhegde/6753076951/#/photos/guruprasadhegde/6753076951/lightbox/

  • Mike Finn January 24, 2012 07:03 pm

    El Jem, Tunisia, Mosaic Pattern here

  • JsonStone January 24, 2012 01:28 pm

    I took this photo 2 weeks ago while I was at CES but I didn't process it until today. I noticed this challenge a couple days ago and thought it would fit perfectly!

  • Melton Photos January 24, 2012 01:27 pm

    Light streaming through a window blind

  • Mark January 24, 2012 07:44 am

    Staples arranged on my desk. http://instagr.am/p/j_zJQ/

  • Zimezoom January 24, 2012 07:11 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/zimezoom/6262650418/in/photostream

  • EPZ Studios January 24, 2012 06:57 am

    Patterns add strength, but I like to explore the element of abstractness that strongly patterned images can bring. This shot, taken in New York City, gives a strong pattern of a NYC highrise on the surface, with a hint of a cityscape visible in reflections.

    https://picasaweb.google.com/115018802330444716906/NYC#5549537315306403506

  • Ikhwan January 24, 2012 06:43 am

  • Joseph Cruz January 24, 2012 06:12 am

    Glass Kebab :-)

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/57819830@N04/6750371373/lightbox/

  • vidette January 24, 2012 05:17 am

    This image was taken whilst driving in a car under the bridge.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/videttejorge/6741329503/

  • CTjohnny January 24, 2012 05:01 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/19236075@N06/6749995589/

  • Manaal Al-Hindwan January 24, 2012 02:40 am

    Football/Soccer Stadium Seats

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/manaal/6749305563/in/photostream/lightbox/

    Lil Palm Leaf

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/manaal/6749325971/in/photostream/lightbox/

    DON'T THINK EMBEDDING IMAGES WORK.

  • Rajesh January 23, 2012 09:55 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rajeshkumar001/6743532477/

  • Rajesh January 23, 2012 09:54 pm

    Looks like my link is missing...

  • James Knight January 23, 2012 06:35 pm

    It appears that my photo never appeared in my first post so here it is again.

    Shadow Pattern
    A pattern created by the sun everyday through the blinds onto the wall.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/74440231@N05/6734682463/

  • Dawn Black January 23, 2012 03:09 pm

    Here is my submission, Flagler college entrance, St. Augustine, FL

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/74245865@N06/6746819103/

  • fabyblueblue January 23, 2012 12:46 pm

    This is a drops water pattern. Taking from a bottle that was exposed to the sun
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabyblueblue/6744237061/

  • Manuel Correas January 23, 2012 12:08 pm

    One of the Ceiling of The Great Hall at the Library of Congress

    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1711666

    Your comments are appreciated!

  • Manuel Correas January 23, 2012 12:05 pm

    This is the dome at St Matthews cathedral in Washington, DC.

    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1c8230b5

    Enjoy!

  • Andre January 23, 2012 10:18 am

    Just walking around on my lunch break:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/47411505@N06/6745297797/in/photostream

  • PursuingLight January 23, 2012 08:51 am

    http://pursuinglight.smugmug.com/Other/Assignments/21142234_f96Qs5#!i=1681976404&k=CbV75FM

  • Thomas January 23, 2012 06:45 am

    Nice challenge ! Looking for extraordinary patterns in ordinary object is really pleasing :-)

    I've thus spent some time in my kitchen :

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/leutherthomas/6743956281/in/photostream/lightbox/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/leutherthomas/6743941251/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • CGMethven January 23, 2012 06:43 am

    In Lincoln Park, Chicago:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cgmethven/6539540667/in/set-72157625831310008/

    Seating from a mid-century Italian piece of furniture (bench):

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cgmethven/6670370415/in/set-72157625831310008

  • Mastro January 23, 2012 06:30 am

    This one is a photo of a sculpture in an open park the Nederlands. It's an intended pattern by the author of the sculpture.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcomp/6727962991

  • Gomaja January 23, 2012 06:06 am

    Another take on the Sagrada Familia :-)
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gomaja/6486352285/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Owen J Murray January 23, 2012 05:55 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/60121381@N05/6743583261/in/photostream/

  • Owen J Murray January 23, 2012 05:54 am

    Navy Pier, Chicago

  • Rajesh January 23, 2012 05:23 am

    I took this picture right outside my Apt complex after last night snow.

  • Manuel Correas January 23, 2012 03:43 am

    Here are a few of mine.

    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1c8230b5
    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1711666

    Thank you

  • Francine Gassette January 23, 2012 03:05 am

    Here is mine.

  • Alla Ponomareva January 23, 2012 01:28 am

    Korean traditional roofing
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/alka0909/6742182823/in/photostream/

  • Fabio Petry January 23, 2012 01:02 am

    Sagrada Familia pattern:
    http://500px.com/photo/3905738

  • JC January 22, 2012 09:22 pm

    Opps here is my link

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmal18/6739859279/in/photostream

  • Manuel Correas January 22, 2012 05:40 pm

    Here are a couple more.

    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1f3114bd
    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1045085886/e3a706405

    Your comments are appreciated.

  • Manuel Correas January 22, 2012 05:35 pm

    Here are a few of mine.

    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1c8230b5
    http://www.tiftonphoto.com/p1047832468/e1711666

    Your comments are appreciated.

  • Bernhard Huber January 22, 2012 04:42 pm

    I like the pattern of a snail: http://www.flickr.com/photos/56400189@N07/6738208093/

  • JC January 22, 2012 02:44 pm

    Some old boots in my basement.

  • Albert Shu January 22, 2012 02:35 pm

    Here is my take on a patterned shot:

    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/albertshu/6728492995/

  • Amy E, January 22, 2012 02:13 pm

    The windows this morning: http://www.flickr.com/photos/27117463@N07/6739416947/

  • PaulTGG January 22, 2012 01:10 pm

    "Seeing Patterns" Comments always welcome!

    https://secure.flickr.com/photos/paultgg/6739066325/

  • Janna January 22, 2012 11:05 am

    Here's two new ones I took yesterday for this challenge:
    http://flic.kr/p/bgtxpe
    http://flic.kr/p/bgth3Z

    and here's a link to my 'abstract' set on flickr which features a few architectural and other 'patters':

    http://flic.kr/s/aHsjwPvK6e

    Thanks for looking :) Comments are very welcome ;)

  • Celia January 22, 2012 10:31 am

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens at the University of Michigan:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/46709645@N04/6738685771/

  • Micol January 22, 2012 09:07 am

    Ahaha women's favorite pattern ;)

    http://500px.com/photo/3973060

  • Grandma Deal January 22, 2012 08:55 am

    Challenge from Digital Photography School: Patterns and Repititions. Here are a couple of photos I shot yesterday. I didn't know why until I read the e-mail from DPS.

    This is an evening shot of the underpass near our home.
    http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h365/lindadeal/Grandmas%20Camera/DO%20NOT%20MOVE/UnderPass-1.jpg[/img]
    And this is a shot of the gray brick wall at Braum's I took while going to the drive-through - with a little modification.
    http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h365/lindadeal/Grandmas%20Camera/DO%20NOT%20MOVE/GrayBrickWall.jpg

  • Gemma E January 22, 2012 07:44 am

    Here's mine, although definetly not that great.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tricky-smiles/5754690653/

  • Michael January 22, 2012 07:26 am

    http://kantro.smugmug.com/Mikes-Photos/My-Albums/New-York-City-November-2011/i-qBg2TKQ/0/XL/20111125-IMG2032-XL.jpg

  • laura January 22, 2012 06:20 am

    *sheepish*
    my link
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/unconsciousthoughts/6671139305/

  • Tammy Stockton January 22, 2012 05:41 am

    Nobody on the road...

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-FDrl-7ZjKqw/Tv9COxFlmsI/AAAAAAAAI5k/uqF_lZ38ngc/s720/DSC_0250%252520copy.jpg

  • Fiona January 22, 2012 05:17 am

    The best pattern of all... tartan!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fmckinlay/6737138749/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Armin January 22, 2012 04:09 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/armintabari/5653715842/in/set-72157626467311462/

  • OMGinas January 22, 2012 03:21 am

    Chestnuts:
    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/381916_10150463559923183_520858182_8756406_1340924104_n.jpg

  • OMGinas January 22, 2012 03:18 am

    Underpass Canopy:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/geeh/6580244969/in/set-72157628586244417/

    Mall:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/geeh/6581643827/in/set-72157628586244417

    Wall, gate, shadows:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/geeh/6581667939/in/set-72157628586244417

  • Gary Paakkonen January 22, 2012 02:54 am

    http://www.garypaakkonen.com/Places/Ontario/Rural-Ontario/i-stk398W/0/L/20120114-GPP0249-2-L.jpg

    Ice formations along Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada in B&W

  • AJBopp January 22, 2012 02:34 am

    I got this shot of an old corn cob in my back yard that I rather like

    http://ajbopp.wordpress.com/2011/04/08/corn/

  • tony January 22, 2012 02:00 am

    I took this picture while I was visiting a friend who bartends. This was at the hotel bar. People who have seen the picture and have been to the bar didn't even recognize where it was from. They had never noticed that wall of patterns was there.

    https://picasaweb.google.com/104249709006449034645/December302011#5691981351394585218

  • bycostello January 22, 2012 01:10 am

    great images...

  • ArianaMurphy January 22, 2012 12:33 am

    This is an extreme closeup of the speaker grill on my little cheapo boombox.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arianasart/6733814037/

  • Ruth Eglen January 22, 2012 12:31 am

    First time I have put anything in a competition....hope I have done it right?

  • sbuent January 21, 2012 11:36 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/63609208@N00/6735607977/in/photostream

  • Gomaja January 21, 2012 08:48 pm

    Reflection:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gomaja/6486372687/in/photostream/lightbox/

    Façade:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gomaja/6486341709/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Melli January 21, 2012 08:17 pm

    One more for patterns - this time something natural - and something from my ongoing project Green

    http://mellimage.blogspot.com/2011/10/daily-mel-gradient-green.html

  • Simon Kitt January 21, 2012 07:41 pm

    Heres the picture I took of a pattern I see at least twice a week

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/25177906@N06/6714552077/

  • Prati Photography January 21, 2012 07:33 pm

    Stone patterns of steps leading to a well in the ruins in Hampi, India.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pratiphotography/6734867937/in/photostream#/

  • James Knight January 21, 2012 06:12 pm

    Shadow Pattern
    A pattern created by the sun everyday.

  • Sanjeewa January 21, 2012 05:21 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/_sanjeewa/sets/72157628962712393/

  • Jorge Gallegos January 21, 2012 04:37 pm

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7007/6734331161_0d94aee447_b.jpg

  • Bharat Justa January 21, 2012 03:57 pm

    I'm not sure about it...but IMO it has got a pattern :D

    Click here to view the image

  • Wrenchead January 21, 2012 03:22 pm

    Nested squares with a model in the middle.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/emonmitra/5499065358/in/photostream

  • Wrenchead January 21, 2012 03:21 pm

    Lines everywhere!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/emonmitra/5215328662/

  • raghavendra January 21, 2012 02:17 pm

    Finding patterns is a unique way for photographers
    Imaginations run and find a unique picture that depicts the patterns

    http://raghavendra-mobilephotography.blogspot.com/2010/08/experiment-in-angles.html

  • Adam Hagar January 21, 2012 01:42 pm

    I was practicing using my speedlight with some glass and came up with some sharp patterns:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/guitargeek153/6733209531/in/photostream/

  • Brenda January 21, 2012 12:03 pm

    Wall tiles in the movie theatre:
    http://flic.kr/p/bcMZDi

    Macro of a mesh pouf bath sponge:
    http://flic.kr/p/besVt2

  • Tom O'Connor January 21, 2012 11:18 am

    Here's my b&w take on it:

    http://taustinoconnor.zenfolio.com/p1005155694/e110eef8f

  • Melli January 21, 2012 10:31 am

    I like to shoot patterns - be it in nature or in culture. Today, I took this shot of a passage way in my hometown:
    http://mellimage.blogspot.com/2012/01/p52-specks-hof-ceiling-leipzig.html

  • Andy Russell January 21, 2012 10:29 am

    Winter frost pattern never to be repeated.

    http://www.andyrussell.net/phoenixtales/archives/000318.html

  • Lee R January 21, 2012 10:00 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bycandlelight27/6733053715/

  • Jessica Sweeney January 21, 2012 09:56 am

    http://quotidian-photography.blogspot.com/2012/01/looking-back-2011-top-ten.html

  • Jessica Sweeney January 21, 2012 09:56 am

    Many of my top ten photos from 2011 incorporate patterns. They certainly can add a lot of strength to a photo.

  • Scottc January 21, 2012 09:50 am

    Shadow patterns from a stairwell on a wall.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lendog64/5582463691/

  • Emily Kay January 21, 2012 09:46 am

    Just strolling around my backyard with a macro lens!

    http://kaylimephotos.blogspot.com/2012/01/dps-photography-challenge-patterns.html

  • Leslie January 21, 2012 09:27 am

    I like the patterns in this picture I took in Sydney, Australia two years ago: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesliel/4721801958/in/set-72157624109084617,

    And at China's Three Gorges Dam I loved this millipede on grooved cement:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesliel/2979290605/in/set-72157608121816511

  • Matt January 21, 2012 09:25 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwgiesbrecht/6705328029/

  • weapher January 21, 2012 09:05 am

    Ooops. link didn't post.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/weapher/6732823923/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • weapher January 21, 2012 09:03 am

    Here is one from my cell phone I shot as I passed a grove of trees...

  • Isabelle January 21, 2012 07:51 am

    midtown nyc pattern:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7isadisaster/5412170245/in/set-72157626554556097

  • Derek Scott January 21, 2012 07:46 am

    Here is a nice pattern.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/derek_scott/6732489555/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Jeff E Jensen January 21, 2012 07:42 am

    These old foundation posts from an oil drilling operation make for some good patterns. The reflections add really well to the mix.

    http://jeffejensen.blogspot.com/2011/12/posts.html

  • hansi trompka January 21, 2012 07:25 am

    Maybe this one...
    http://hansgemacht.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/funf-hofe-munchen/

  • Laura January 21, 2012 07:06 am

    I find myself really drawn to compositions with patterns, lines and angles. I love this one of a museum atrium.

  • John "Sherpa" Helt January 21, 2012 06:52 am

    This was the result of an experiment... A test really to measure the minimum DOF of my 50mm lens. It turned out much better than I had hoped.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jttrey/4990073994/in/photostream

  • Steve Wildlife Encounters January 21, 2012 06:23 am

    There are so many beautiful patterns in nature and the countryside:

    http://wildlifeencounters.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Monti-Sibillini-National-Park-Italy/G0000Oo1eEH78Pi4/I0000x24Ls8590Io

  • Erik Kerstenbeck January 21, 2012 06:21 am

    Hi

    While not traditional, this image has horizonal patterns in the wood, diagonal in the suspension wires and one stripe which brings them all into perspective! Brooklyn Bridge, NY

    http://kerstenbeckphotoart.wordpress.com/2011/11/25/on-the-deck/

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