Tag: close up

Mar 21, 2013

25 Microscopic Images of Snow Crystals

25 Microscopic Images of Snow Crystals

At the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Maryland, you will find the US Department of Agriculture’s Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscope (LT-SEM). One of the LT-SEM’s uses is for the study of snow crystals. Hydrologists study photographs of the grain sizes, shapes and associations in relation to passive microwave remote sensing in an…

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Mar 15, 2013

10 Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

10 Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes. This time we check out Suren’s masterful collection of animal eye close-ups. While this post and the one prior focus on Suren’s macro work, his talent spans to portraits, landscapes and other creative photo projects which you…

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Feb 17, 2013

Detailed Photos of the Sun by a Backyard Astronomer

Detailed Photos of the Sun by a Backyard Astronomer

By day, Alan Friedman makes greeting cards for Great Arrow Graphics. At night, Friedman pursues his passion for astronomy from his observatory, located in the backyard of his home in Buffalo, New York. While it’s not an ideal site, given the street lights, telephone wires and jet stream winds. He makes the most of…

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Feb 4, 2013

Macro Photos of Individual Snowflakes

Macro Photos of Individual Snowflakes

Andrew Osokin is a Russian photographer based in Moscow. Using a 60/90mm macro lens and his Nikon D90, Andrew has an incredible gallery of nearly 500 photographs on the Russian photosite LensArt.ru. There you will find not only close-ups of snowflakes but amazing captures of water droplets and insects. The detail and richness in…

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Jan 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Bear With Me

Picture of the Day: Bear With Me

BEAR WITH ME Photograph by MrAuneeb on Reddit This fantastic close-up was taken by Reddit user MrAuneeb who proclaimed it the best picture he had ever taken. The photo was captured recently at the Columbus Zoo in Powell, Ohio. According to the zoo’s official website, this is one of three Brown/Grizzly bears…

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Aug 27, 2012

Amazing Close-Ups of a Lighter Being Sparked

Amazing Close-Ups of a Lighter Being Sparked

After a recent collaboration with Triple 5 Soul and Bic (where artist Chuck Anderson was commissioned to design the lighter), Anderson was left with plenty of samples. While he was taking pictures of his portfolio for his new website (including the project above) he got distracted by the lighters and started taking close-ups of…

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Aug 11, 2012

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

Born in 1976, Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests span from Macro to Portraits, Creative photo projects, Landscape, and much more. Suren’s photos have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers in Armenia and worldwide. His project, entitled Your beautiful eyes,…

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