Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Droste Effect: Mise en Abyme

I've been experimenting recently with the Droste effect. When applied to a source image, it is recursively repeated, resulting in a fractal of the original.

Below is the source image:

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Below is the Droste effect applied to various iterations of the above source imagery:

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I used Tom Beddard's excellent—free—Adobe Pixel Bender Droste Effect plug-in filter for Photoshop CS4/CS5 and After Effects. Full directions for installation is available here.

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