Symmetry, Symmetry … Symmetry All Around

Symmetry … it’s in the eye of the beholder. It means balance, harmony, neatness. I rarely take photos with an eye to symmetry, as I find the asymmetrical touches me more; however, there is a beauty and purity to symmetry in nature and in art.

Designed for grace, the beauty of symmetry is evident even in the Coach House.
Designed for grace, the beauty of symmetry is evident even in this 18th century Coach House.
The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle is the epitome of symmetry, and within it, symmetry reigns - a symbol pure love and a love of beauty.
The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle is the epitome of symmetry, and within it, symmetry reigns – a symbol of pure love and a love of beauty.
They met during the Hunt - a spaniel puppy and a full grown pug. They created their own symmetry as they strained toward one another.
They met during the Hunt – a spaniel puppy and a full grown pug. They created their own symmetry as they strained toward one another.
The design, the proportions, perfect symmetry in Tudor design.
The carving, the proportions; perfect symmetry in Tudor design.
Nature is rife with symmetry. It is all around if you stop to see it.
Nature is rife with symmetry. It is all around if you stop to see it.
Fred and Ethel are back and this is one of the first pictures I've taken of them this year.
Fred and Ethel are back and this is one of the first pictures I’ve taken of them this year.
This is from last March. Random symmetry in flower and bud.
This is from last March. Random symmetry in flower and bud.

A couple of these shots were taken today, for this post; more were taken during the last year.  Either way, I hope you’ve enjoyed exploring symmetry with me, through my asymmetric eye.

For more looks at symmetry, go to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Symmetry.”

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