This is a fractal image. The spectral lens flare isn't added, it is actully part of the fractal. I am adding a category for fractals, and will be adding several more soon. See the search page to select the gallery.
Late 1800's/early 1900's stock ticker. Stock tickers used to be used as symbols of success. I created the model from scratch, so I will definitely use it again, to make up for the time it took to make.
The space scenes are the most clicked on in the Sci-Fi gallery, so I will be adding more planetary images. They will probably remain in the sci-fi gallery, as the scaling and positioning of even the most realistic scenes, will still be dictated by composition more than reality.