Tag: close up

Oct 18, 2014

This is the Coolest Lock I’ve Ever Seen

This is the Coolest Lock I’ve Ever Seen

Lock collector John Coulter shares his favourite lock and key combo with resident YouTube locksmith bosnianbill. The award-winning lock can’t be picked using traditional methods as it features a serpentine design and a floppy key that is ‘injected’ into the lock and removed like a hypodermic needle. So cool!

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Oct 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: SHAAAARRRK!

Picture of the Day: SHAAAARRRK!

Photograph by Amanda Brewer In this incredible GoPro capture by Amanda Brewer, we get up close and personal with a female Great White Shark off the coast of Seal Island in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Brewer, who is an elementary school art teacher, snapped the photo this summer while interning at White Shark Africa,…

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Oct 6, 2014

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsinghua University Press. The goal of this project is to bring the beauty of chemistry to the general public through digital media and technology. The team uses a 4K UltraHD camera and…

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Oct 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Dragon Dew

Picture of the Day: Dragon Dew

Photograph by Andrè Baumann A beautiful macro capture by Andrè Baumann shows a dragonfly covered in early morning dew. A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata and is characterized by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body. Dragonflies are among the fastest flying insects in…

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Sep 25, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.

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Sep 16, 2014

14 Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

14 Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

Photographer Suren Manevlyan (featured previously here, here and here) is back with his latest series of macro eye close-ups, Animal eyes 3. The amazing photos provide an astonishing level of detail and cover a wide variety of animals. In parallel to photography Suren has been teaching physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the…

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Sep 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Macro Rose

Picture of the Day: Macro Rose

Photograph by MARTA VARELA Website | Facebook | Behance Seen here is a stunning black and white close up of a dewy rose by photographer Marta Varela. The photo is part of a popular project on Behance entitled Biodiversity by Varela, which features a portfolio of macro photos of animals, plants and insects. You…

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