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shadows from quincunx

Get creative with abstraction today. Make a photograph of patterns and/or shapes that aren't recognizable objects., post it then Tag it with #TP162


have been fascinated with the quincunx patterns and their variations for a long time -sometimes used in tree planting....


A quincunx is a standard pattern for planting an orchard.[2]

"What is more beautiful than the well-known quincunx which, in whatever direction you view it, presents straight lines?"

More specifically, in his essay Frontiers of Writing, Heaney creates an image of five towers forming a quincunx pattern within Ireland, one tower for each of the five provinces, each having literary significance.[15]


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Taken on April 13, 2012