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Microsculpture: Macro Photographs of Iridescent Insects Composed of 10,000 Images by Levon Biss

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Iridescent Bark Mantis
Photographer Levon Biss shoots highly detailed images of insect specimens for his continuing series Microsculpture , combining 8,000 to 10,000 individual shots to produce the final piece. Included in this selection are the shield bug and tricolored jewel beetle , which were both collected by famous naturalists. The former was collected by Charles Darwin during a visit to Australia in 1836, and brought back to the UK on the famed HMS Beagle. The luminescent tricolored jewel beetle was collected exactly two decades later by his contemporary Alfred Russell Wallace.
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