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WordPress Photo Challenge – Tropical Patterns

The WordPress blog photo challenge theme this week is patterns.

I am submitting my pattern-filled photographs from the Philippines, starting with my favorite, rice fields!

Phlippine Rice Fields pattern rd

I love looking at rice fields, and enjoy the symmetry.  I am amazed at the even rows of the rice seedlings, despite the fact most rural fields are still planted by hand.

Phlippine Rice Fields rd

Phlippine Roof pattern rd

In rural areas — the provinces, some homes or outbuildings still have traditional, woven palm leaf ceilings.  I like the fan-like pattern on this one…

Leaf pattern 1 rdAnd of course, variegated plant and leaf patterns!

Leaf pattern rd

Leaf pattern 2 rd

And a common pattern for making baskets — here is the bottom of a Philippine rattan basket…

Bottom of rattan basket pattern rd

Repetitive patterns are standard for weaving designs, and below are some of the market totes Native Leaf has featured…



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