Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko is back with more enchanting macro photography. This time, he has trained his camera on the wonderful world of mushrooms, which happen to be in season right now.
These sparkling little fellows are called mirror, or sequined, spiders. Like all of the spider species of the thwaitesia genus, their abdomens are covered with reflective silvery patches that look just like tiny stained-glass sculptures or even pieces of jewelry.
Photographer Wil Mijer loves capturing the smaller living bits of nature, such as spiders, flies, butterflies and frogs and she does so with elegance and artistic devotion. The frog is quite a rare object in macro photography, so the fact that she loves shooting them makes her photos even more fascinating.
Australia-based photographer Steve Axford loves to travel to the remotest corners of the earth, capturing the lives of people, animals, and most importantly, fungi. His fascinating photographs of the diverse world of fungi seem to picture a fantastic expedition to some distant alien world.
Donald Jusa is a remarkably talented photographer in Bandung, Indonesia, who has managed to capture pictures of otherworldly life right here on earth. OK, so they're not technically aliens, but many of the insects he has captured with his brilliant macro photography could certainly play the part perfectly.
David Liittschweger, an experienced marine wildlife and microfauna photographer, has created a revealing image that illustrates just how much life can be present in a single drop of sea water. The drop of water, which has been magnified 25 times, is home to bacteria, worms, fish eggs, crab larva, diatoms, and a bunch of other...
Japanese photographer Miki Asai is passionate about capturing the magical beauty of smallv things rarely witnessed by the naked eye that are nonetheless fundamentally important parts of nature. She uses her Canon EOS Kiss X5 (EOS Rebel T3i) to photograph water drops, flowers, and small creatures.
Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko is passionate about the less obvious and more fragile parts of nature, where little creatures like insects, molluscs, reptiles and amphibians dwell. Here’s a collection of Mishchenko’s summery photography in which he has documented the everyday lives of snails in their natural environment in a splendid way. Slow down and enjoy!...
Macro photography is a portal to a magical world that makes up everything around us and yet is unseen to the naked eye. Biochemist and photographer Linden Gladhill reveal one extraordinarily beautiful bit of this limitless world – the wings of butterflies and moths.
This little Lego man, dubbed the Legographer, has spent a year travelling around Britain and shooting photos. Unfortunately, the pictures he took were fictional, but his big brother, human photographer Andrew Whyte, followed the little plastic guy around and documented his endeavour on an iPhone 4S. The 365 shots were included in his fun and...
Macro photography is and extraordinary form of visual art that helps us capture the beauty of the miniature world lurking right under our noses. One inhabitant of this mystical world, unseen by the naked eye, is the jumping spider, captured in all its cuteness by photographer Thomas Shahan.