I have been fortunate in that some people have kindly shared their creations with me, which is very rewarding. This page highlights several examples of those creative works.
Antonio has pushed the envelope some more, using Picture Medley and PhotoShop and Ultra Fractal to create Droste-inspired images like this one.
You can find more images like this one on his web site.
Erica asked whether it was possible to include words in a Medley, perhaps one for a web site banner.
I started with Paint, and quickly laid out the text and logo. I saved the banner image, then started Picture Medley.
Checking the pixel dimensions of the Paint image (1025x296) I came up with an aspect ratio of 3.5 to 1. So I used the "Custom Print Size" option to choose a custom size of 5x18 for the overall medley. Looking at the grid overlay I could see the tiles weren't small enough, so I increased to 40 tiles on the longest side and generated a medley using my collection of flower photos. The result was difficult to see because my collection of flower photos is made up of fairly consistent exposures. By using the "Exposures" tweak I was able to increase the contrast of the resultin medley (the Exposures tweak increases the number of images to choose from for each tile by creating higher- and lower- contrast copies of the main tile images). The result is above. Click on any image above to see a higer-resolution version. Of course you can use the Transparency capability to make the banner even better.
Learn more about Transparency and see a bunch of other examples on the Themes page.
Ant over at Village9991 accomplished this feat using PhotoShop.
Very creative! (Click the picture to see some of his other similar work.)
Antonio has built a number of medleys, even some large print ones. He has been really creative with the tile images; using abstract shapes and manipulating the contrast and brightness to allow them to fade away into the background.
Here's one of Leonardo Davinci's Mona Lisa:
Here's one of Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus:
Lots more great examples on his site.