In pictures: 30 great examples of insect macro photography

    | Inspire | 19/04/2012 11:26am

    Macro photography can open up a whole new world. The below photographs feature macro photography of insects; you might feel disgusted to look at them, you might cringe, but you might also see insects in a whole new light – close up they are fascinating, colourful, beautiful, and even cute!

    If you’re looking for tips on photographing insects, read our post ‘8 things every insect photographer must know‘, and if you’re looking for macro photography tips, look no further than our post ‘How to set your autofocus for macro photography’.

    I’m Coming © Ondrej Pakan

    Shower © Lee Peiling

    Incoming © Bob Jensen

    Eyes Wide Open © Velian Jagev

    RIP © Uda Dennie

    Takeoff © Bob Jensen

    The Katydid © Steve Passlow

    Red Veined Darter © Martin Amm

    Parasitoid Wasp’s Eye © Yousef Al Habshi

    Moya © Magda Wasiczek

    © Vitali Bolucevschi

    Butterfly © Vincentius Ferdinand

    Small, but Strong © Uda Dennie

    Sympetrum sp © Thomas Valenta

    Bull? © Ondrej Pakan

    Wasp © Soheil Shahbazi

    Tiny Wasp © Popumon Tih

    We’re Friends © Popumon Tih

    Morning Drops II © Peter Muranyi

    Frozen © Tom Kruissink

    Pozer © Ondrej Pakan

    Hummingbird Hawk-Moth © Mark Johnson

    Attack II © Ondrej Pakan

    Machinery-Like © Kaz Watanabe

    Orange Tip, Green Gaze © Erez Marom

    Chrysopa Carnea © Dusan Beno

    Newly Emerged Dragonfly © Johannes van Donge

    ET © Ondrej Pakan

    The Drummer © Erez Marom

    Goodbye Kiss © Aimish Boy


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    Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 at 11:26 am under Inspire.


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