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An unfurling leaf is the perfect illustration of the golden ratio phi. Phi ( Φ = 1.618033988749895 ) This perfect spiral inspired the ancient Greek columns and Da Vinci's Vetruvian Man, and it ce

An unfurling leaf is the perfect illustration of the golden ratio phi. Phi ( Φ = 1.618033988749895 ) This perfect spiral inspired the ancient Greek columns and Da Vinci's Vetruvian Man, and it certainly inspires me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2013
Date Uploaded: 07.2013
Photo Location: Singapore
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Jennifer Olinger