Soft Shells

Julia fractals smooth shell-like structures and endless spirals form a fascinating landscape.

Red Fern

This fern like shape is found in the elephant valley of the Mandelbrot set. Due to limited number of iterations the fractal spirals do not extend to infinity, but form bulbous growths.


Phoenix (Julia) fractal looking like a sunspot

Playing with fractals

Last week I got the inspiration to play around with fractals. After spending searching for a suitable program, I settled with Ultra Fractal. The software is not free, but it feels intuitive to use and has an extensive library of public formulas. It costs between 29 € and 99 € depending on the version. I would…