"By zooming in on these tiny creatures, I hope to spark curiosity about the hidden beauty surrounding us"

Macro Photography
(Image credit: Dzulfikri)

The work of Indonesia-based photographer, Dzulfikri, gives an insight into the lives of tiny creatures.

I had the chance to speak to Dzulfikri about how his stunning photo, Ants in the Love Frame Leaf (above) was taken, and why it works.

Macro Photography

For nearly two decades, Indonesia-based Dzulfikri has been captivated by macro photography and the intricate beauty of portrait fine art. Through his lens, Dzulfikri unravels hidden worlds and emotions, freezing moments in time. The art of photography grants him a unique way to connect with the world, channeling inspiration into every frame he captures.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.