Below are several experiments with making kaleidoscope images in Photoshop.
Yes, I know this is a bit of a gimmick. So sue me. There are plenty of gimmicks in photography these days. They’re all wonderful or terrible, depending on who is using them and what images result.
There’s lots of fun stuff in this process: choosing the photo, choosing how to slice it, what to do with the background.
I’m not sure where this will lead but for now, it’s satisfying.