Through the Garden Photographer of the Year Awards’ lens, explore the fascinating world of macro photography. Explore a breathtaking collection of thirty captivating photos that present a different angle on the complex beauty found in gardens. Continue reading »
Swedish art director and designer, Toros Kose, beautifully showcases the intricate nuances of mushrooms in his captivating ongoing abstract photography series. Continue reading »
The Photomicrography Competition has dramatically revealed its champions, with Hassanain Qambari taking the coveted crown for his enchanting rendition of a rodent’s optic nerve head, an image that seemed to dance with the very essence of life. Continue reading »
“An Amazing World Right Under Your Nose”: Photographer Captures Beautiful Nature Pictures With A Macro Lens
Mark Andrew Thomas is a photographer who discovered the wonders of macro photography recently. He uses a special lens that allows him to get very close to his subjects and reveal their amazing details and beauty. Continue reading »
The Rocky Mountain locust
Billions of Rocky Mountain Locusts, known as Melanoplus spretus, used to flock to the Great Plains in large numbers until the late 1800s. After this, the swarms stopped appearing and the locusts have not been seen since 1902.
In an effort to raise awareness of the beauty of insects, British photographer Levon Biss has created an exhibition, Extinct & Endangered: Insects in Peril, showcasing stunning photographs taken with microscope lenses. His work is a reminder of how we often don’t appreciate the beauty of such creatures until it’s too late – a stark reality that’s seen in the fate of the once prolific Rocky Mountain Locust (Melanoplus spretus), last seen in 1902. Biss’ photographs, made from up to 10,000 individual images, captures the intricate details of his subject matter, drawing attention to the importance of preserving the planet’s biodiversity. Continue reading »