patterns are unusual and detailed and illuminate the texture of the leaf. The use of tone in this image also helps to identify the pattern as the shadows are darkened and the colours contrast each other.

Karl Blossfeldt – Plants

Art in Nature - heart shaped leaves intricate leaf vein patterns - organic texture inspiration; black white plant photography, lighting harder to capture detailed texture, one light source to the left.

Prayer. Hands that are weary from labor and still have strength to fold in prayer are the strongest hands in the world at that moment.

PRAYERS HANDS Beauty of these hands is the wisdom embedded within the crossroad of life. I pray that whosoever it is who thinks they can control my life to stop, well therapy of God love I write. Written by Deborah White

Andy Goldsworthy, natural markings on stones, arranged to form pattern

LAND ART Andy Goldsworthy, River stones scratched white made in dried-up bed of Swindale Beck after a long hot summer,

Pharmacopoeia, 'Cradle to Grave', 2003

cradle to grave by susie freeman, dr. liz lee and david critchely Cradle to Grave explores our approach to health in Britain today. The pie.