Photographer Jan Erik Waider is primarily known for his sweeping landscape photography that focuses on the wintry environments in Iceland and Greenland. But his series The Frozen Colors of Winter is an intimate look at the small details that are characteristic of the winter season. Taken closer to home in Germany, this icy macro look at winter is a fascinating peek at the shapes and geometry of the season.
A look at a rodent's optic nerve under the microscope took home the top prize at the 49th annual Nikon...
A look at the inner workings of a sea star won the Global Image of the Year Scientific Light Microscopy...
Video of a Strawberry Under a Microscope Will Make Sure You Never Forget to Wash the Fruit Ever Again
Strawberries are in season, but the next time you pop one in your mouth, you'll want to ensure it's washed thoroughly—especially after seeing what you can find on its surface. In a recent video posted to Twitter, a slice of strawberry is placed under a microscope, and the subsequent closeup shows what appear to be small bugs crawling all across it. So, could it really be that delicious strawberries have microscopic bugs all over them?
Macro photographer Pang Way captures the delicate dance-like movements of a variety of mantis species.
Canadian photographer Samantha Stephens was named Close-up Photographer of the Year 04 for her striking image of two salamanders being...
Butterflies have unique life cycles that are full of drastic changes. Although they begin their lives as caterpillars, in time, they undergo a transformation so they can sprout wings and become pollinators. Artist Levon Biss highlights the fascinating beauty of the lesser-seen stage of metamorphosis with his macro photography portraits of butterfly pupae. Focusing primarily on Asian species of butterflies, these close-up images display the variety of forms pupae take.
For three years, British photographer Levon Biss worked tirelessly to capture every hair, feature, and fiber of rare insects from...
Most of us don't give it much thought when we see an ant going about its business.
The visual beauty of plants, especially flowers, is usually appreciated during the day. But what happens to flora at night? Artist and photographer Tom Leighton explores this idea by capturing the lives of flowers, succulents, and other plants that can only be seen with night vision. Entitled Variegation, this name refers to the numerous colors that appear on a plant's leaves and stems, which is correlated to the amount of chlorophyll it possesses.
Filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov bottles the beauty of outer space in his latest project entitled Velocity.
Artist Debora Lombardi shines a light on flowers in her new photo series—literally.