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In ‘Extinct and Endangered,’ Photographer Levon Biss Magnifies the Potential Loss of Insects Around the Globe

 Photography Science #bees #butterflies #climate crisis #insects #macro June 28, 2022 Grace Ebert Madeira brimstone. All images © Levon Biss, courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, shared with permission Despite existing on separate continents thousands of miles apart, the Madeira brimstone and giant Patagonian bumblebee are experiencing similar hardships. The former, which …

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Macro Shots of Glitter and Ink Simulate Dramatic Astronomical Events

 Photography #ink #macro #video April 24, 2022 Christopher Jobson [embedded content] The last time we checked in with filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov he was soaring high above Iceland, capturing stunning aerial views with the help of a drone. In his latest short, Velocity, he zooms into ethereal mixtures of soap, ink, glitter, and alochol that …

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Project Stardust: A Photographer Scours Rooftops Across the Globe for Minuscule Cosmic Particles

 Photography Science #macro #meteors #space October 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jon Larsen and Jan Braly Kihle, shared with permission According to Olso-based photographer and researcher Jon Larsen, the most exotic particles from across the universe are likely hiding in a rain gutter or scattered among debris on rooftops. Larsen, who works …

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Striking Macro Photos by Levon Biss Crack Open Dried Seeds to Reveal Their Gnarly Insides

 Food Photography Science #books #fruit #macro #seeds August 24, 2021 Grace Ebert Coco de Mer. All images © Levon Biss, shared with permission Within the vast collections of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a trove of dried specimens that once were juicy seeds and fruits primed for reproduction. Now gnarled, fractured, and blanketed …

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Macro Photos Spotlight the Colorful, Whimsical Plant Growths Caused by Cynipid Wasps

 Photography #insects #macro #nature #plants June 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Timothy Boomer, shared with permission When an herbivorous insect like an aphid or mite needs a place to feed and reproduce, it sometimes seizes a tiny section of a plant where it creates an abnormal growth or gall. These tissue pockets …

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