For three years, British photographer Levon Biss worked tirelessly to capture every hair, feature, and fiber of rare insects from the American Museum of Natural History's collection. Known for his ability to bring out their beauty with his macro photography, Biss's meticulous method of photographing the specimens has culminated in the Extinct and Endangered exhibition.
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?
Filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov bottles the beauty of outer space in his latest project entitled Velocity. The three-minute short macro film recreates galaxies and stars with an experimental combination of glitter, ink, alcohol, and soap, all shot in a wide horizontal frame. When seen in motion, this unexpected combination of materials comes to life in mesmerizing ways and transports viewers to far-off corners of the universe that are completely imaginary.
Artist Debora Lombardi shines a light on flowers in her new photo series—literally.
Over 900 species can be identified as slime mold.
The eyes have a mystical quality to them. We refer to them as the “windows to the soul” and look into them to know someone’s true feelings. Photographer Giannina Roche is entranced by eyes and has dedicated her creative practice to capturing their beauty. She photographs macro shots of eyes, showcasing the varied and swirling colors of the iris. Placed against a black background, the eyes appear as abstract art rather than a photo.
Mushrooms are such fascinating organisms with so many fantastic qualities and uses.
Explore Life Under the Microscope With the Winners of the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
The 47th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition has announced its winners and the results are as striking as ever.
Cologne-based macro photographer Ole Bielfeldt of Macrofying is known for his deep zooms into everyday objects. Each eye-opening image reveals the microscopic details of the world around us. Always in search of a new perspective in his photography, he began this series after experimenting with an old microscope he found in his attic. So fascinated by the tiny worlds living right under our noses, he decided to share his findings online.
Photographer Zooms Into a Single Honeycomb Cell Using a Macro Lens to Reveal Its Microscopic Patterns
The human eye is undoubtedly amazing, but there are limits to its ability.
Have you ever thought about how or when insects sleep?