The Symmetry of Nature

For centuries, symmetry has remained a subject that has fascinated philosophers, astronomers, mathematicians, artists, architects, physicists and of course photographers.

No one is sure why it is present in so many things in nature, or what is the mathematics behind it.IMG_1219

It is said that the most beautiful face is a face that is entirely symmetrical about the vertical line.

Here is an example of symmetry in butterfly.

Photograph taken in Hong Kong.