“The Hidden Beauty of Seeds and Fruits”: Photographer Captures Seeds Close Up

Coco de mer (Lodoicea maldivica)

As a boy, my main interest in nature was finding the tallest tree to climb,” says the British photographer Levon Biss. However, after travelling the world, his curiosity shifted to nature’s most minuscule structures. Continue reading »

Amazing Macro Portraits of Bees Reveal How Different They Actually Look

Wildlife camera and drone operator Josh Forwood shot a fascinating series of close-up portraits of bees that “show how very different they all look.” Continue reading »

“Life is Good”: Sensual Close-Up Photography by Alisa Karin

Close-ups, play on fabrics, fashionable creations… Alisa Karin’s Instagram account is light, sensual and fun. By placing women – and more precisely their mouth – at the heart of her compositions, the 22-year-old photographer plays with the diktat of the male gaze by diverting its codes. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos from The Close-Up Photographer of the Year 2020

Close-up Photographer of the Year is an international competition celebrating the best close-up, macro and micro photography from the bountiful ecosystems across planet Earth. Established in 2018, the competition’s inaugural winners are an intimate delight of close-up captures guaranteed to make you awe in amazement.


First in the animals section and overall winner of the competition was this shot of an eel larva off the coast of Indonesia during a blackwater dive. (Photo by Galice Hoarau/Close Up Photographer of the Year 2020) Continue reading »

This Photo Was Shot with A Real $2M Lamborghini Taken Apart

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) has created an eye-popping new photo showing a 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV disintegrating with its individual components exploding in all directions. Here’s what’s crazy: Oefner actually photographed the $2 million car, spending nearly 2 years shooting and stitching the parts. Continue reading »