# Three Spoons

@dailyshoot: 2010/03/09: Most of us enjoy some symmetry in our lives. Look around for it today and make a symmetrical photo. (via @melhutch) #ds114

I was flailing around the house this morning trying to find some symmetry (my house is too messy for that kind of organization), and just on a whim I placed two wooden spoons on my cutting board, and then thought to slide number 3 in.

I really like it now!

I did not plan on having so many spoons, but when my friend did some tile work in my kitchen, behind the stove was a whole collection of them.

1. Yep, the third one does the trick -- turns an ordinary shot into an extraordinary one. Different take on symmetry. (Also, a tad erotic. )

2. @konarheim - good point about symmetry.

@cogdogblog - have used this in a blog post here:
tl81.net/2010/05/eyes-open/
Nothing special, just a note for myself and family.

Is symmetry in uneven numbers called tesselation?

3. Thanks @bfchirpy - I have to say this is one of my own favorite photos, mainly because it was just an idea I did with barely thinking, and it turned out better than I visioned.

I think tessellation is more about filling a space with a single shape, repeated
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tessellation

Symmetry here is not defined by the objects but the pattern they make- if your draw a line along the middle of the middle spoon, you have symmetry

4. Lovely photo and great subject. I used this image on my blog today: lelahwithanh.blogspot.com/2010/07/count-and-de-clutter.html

Thanks for sharing!
-Lelah

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