25 Incredible Close-up Macro Photos of Insects

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Macro photography can be amazing – you get to see everyday objects in a completely different way and notice all the things you wouldn’t see with the naked eye. Insects look incredibly strange when viewed through a macro lense – like alien life forms! And that’s the subject of today’s roundup post, I will be sharing some incredible examples of insect macro photography of  found on Flickr and licensed under a Creative Commons license. Many thanks to the photographers involved …

Machimus portrait

Machimus portrait by /\/\acropoulos

Robber Fly with Prey (Holcocephala fusca)

Photoname by Thomas Shahan

Male Striped Horse Fly (Tabanus lineola)

Male Striped Horse Fly (Tabanus lineola) by Thomas Shahan

The House Fly!

The House Fly! by VinothChandar

Dolichopodids, fairly small, metallic flies with large, prominent eyes

Dolichopodids, fairly small, metallic flies with large, prominent eyes by williamcho

Hey you, big man! I’m a little fly…

Hey you, big man! I’m a little fly… by ~jjjohn~

~ Face to Face ~

~ Face to Face ~ by ViaMoi

“Hanging-Thief” Diogmites Robber Fly

“Hanging-Thief” Diogmites Robber Fly by Thomas Shahan

Oh My what big eyes you have

Oh My what big eyes you have by aussiegall

Im thirst…………….

Im thirst……………. by Matthew Fang

Proboscis

Proboscis by /\/\acropoulos

Are you look at me ??

Are you look at me ?? by Matthew Fang

“Yeah…the glasses are cool…but it’s the mustache that makes me look so incredibly sophisticated!”

“Yeah…the glasses are cool…but it’s the mustache that makes me look so incredibly sophisticated!” by MrClean1982

Just catching some rays. ok?!

Just catching some rays. ok?! by Johan J.Ingles-Le Nobel

Paper Wasp

Paper Wasp by e_monk

Damselfly with Prey

Damselfly with Prey by Thomas Shahan

Fly

Fly by Reini68

Female Ommatius Robber Fly

Female Ommatius Robber Fly by Thomas Shahan

Autumn ladybird

Autumn ladybird by nutmeg6

Wonderful Wings

Wonderful Wings by HiggySTFC

IMG_350D_16068

IMG_350D_16068 by dincordero

Bubble Blowing Fly

Bubble Blowing Fly by Gerald Yuvallos

Eyes of a Holcocephala fusca Robber Fly

Eyes of a Holcocephala fusca Robber Fly by Thomas Shahan

Dust in the wing…

Dust in the wing… by /\/\acropoulos

…what big eyes you have!

…what big eyes you have! by dincordero

 

3 Responses

  1. beats

    October 21, 2012 11:26 am

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