Thomas G. Obermair
Digital Artist

Buddhabrot Inverted

This is an inverted and high resolution Buddhabrot rendering.

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Buddhabrot Inverted

Buddhabrot Inverted

An inverted Buddhabrot rendering where the computed channels are additionally applied in reversed order. As with the other Buddhabrot artworks the rendering uses 90% of the dynamic range per pixel at 16 bit at a total resolution of 25000x25000 (625 Megapixels).

The Buddhabrot is the probability distribution over the trajectories of points that escape the Mandelbrot fractal. Its name reflects its pareidolic resemblance to classical depictions of Gautama Buddha, seated in a meditation pose with a forehead mark (tikka), a traditional topknot (ushnisha) and ringlet hair.

The Buddhabrot rendering technique was discovered by Melinda Green, who later described it in a 1993 Usenet post to sci.fractals.

For more information about the Buddhabrot rendering in general visit the Buddhabrot Wikipedia entry and Melindas site: The Buddhabrot Technique .

Image Dimensions and Properties

  • 25000 x 25000 pixels, 625 Megapixels
  • Aspect ratio: 1:1
  • TIFF RGB with 8 bits per channel
  • ICC Profile: sRGB IEC61966-2.1
  • 70cm x 70cm

JPG Export 2400x2400

Buddhabrot Inverted - JPG Export 2400x2400

Just in order to visualise the achieved level of detail here’s a simple example crop (2400x2400 as well):

Buddhabrot Inverted - Detail Overview
Buddhabrot Inverted - Detail

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