348 – Abstract Compass Mandala

No Direction Home by Kurt Norlin
No Direction Home by Kurt Norlin

Here’s a fascinating image created by Albany (oregon) photographer, Kurt Norlin, entitled “No Direction Home.” His process for this photo he describes as: mobile photography, photo expressionism, digital collage, iPod Touch, hipstamatic, circular+, snapseed.

First let’s point out the most obvious of symmetrical mandala designs at center stage: the compass. I love how it’s the main focus of this image. Look at the beautiful patterns on its face. Then by using a variety of digital tools, he converted ordinary objects in the background into circular waves around the compass. Very cool. And the “sun” spot in the upper left provides a nice mandala touch as well.

You can view more of his intriguing photos on his PhotoArtsGuild.org page.

Today’s MotD encourages us to pay closer attention as we go about our day to sort through what is real and what is illusion…hold on to one, release the other.


Answer this 1-question pole about how best to present the Mandala of the Day for 2016. Thanks in advance for your help.

Happy Coloring!

If you would want your mandala or your idea for a mandala to be considered for the “Mandala of the Day”, read about how on the Participate page. It’s easy! Or recommend one you’ve seen via my Contact page.


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