This is What a Single Drop of Seawater Looks Like if Magnified 25 Times

Photographer David Littschwager was able to capture something that would change how you look at seawater forever. Here is how a drop of seawater looks like if magnified 25 times that reveals a ‘bizarre menagerie of plants and animals, some of them known to us, others a complete mystery’ and even worms. The thought of this scared me a little bit. Read more about stuff you might not know about over […]

 

Icy Extremes: Tiny Ice Flowers in the Grass by Kelly Photography

Icy Extremes is Kelly Photography’s latest series featuring these dainty formations of ice patterns that look like flowers in the grass caught while having a morning walk around her yard. The patterns are just gorgeous.

 

Captivating Macro Photography by Wil Mijer

Last Christmas, we posted macro photos of snowflakes, but what does macro photography really mean? Macro photography refers to extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size (though macrophotography technically refers to the art of making very large photographs). Here’s another treat for photography lovers out there. See some of Wil Mijer’s amazing photos of insects after the jump! [via 123inspiration]

 

Awe-Inspiring Snowflake Photography by Andrew Osokin

Have a blessed Christmas everyone! Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Yes, they are not though it can also be said that it is statistically possible. In 1885, Wilson Alwyn Bentley attempted to find identical snowflakes by photographing thousands of them with a microscope that paved the way for the wide variety of snowflakes that we know about today. According to Wikipedia, it is very unlikely for any two snowflakes to be exactly alike […]