Photography

36 Incredible and Beautiful Insect Macro Photography

Macro photography is amazing and can reveal details that you never thought possible. Macro photography is when you take enlarged photographs or photographs taken from a very close proximity. Usually all modern cameras have this setting and allow the camera to focus on objects very close by and take pictures with details that you never imagine possible seeing with your naked eyes. This is why macro photography can be so amazing.

Macro photography becomes all the more challenging when you have to take photographs of insects. First you have to find the insect and hope for the right lighting conditions and hope the composition would also look good. A lot of things to take care of and hope the insect do not take flight prior to you snapping the shot. Today I am showcasing 36 macro insect photographs for you. It’s like seeing the insect world with your own eyes if you were the size of an insect yourself. The insect world is so vivid with so many different kinds of species around. They come in so many different shapes, sizes, and colors; very unlike humans who all look the same. It’s amazing how these insects co exist among other insect species in spite of so much vividness and difference between themselves. Humans on the other hand find it difficult to coexist among themselves; just an observation of course.

So it is definitely worth learning more about these amazing insect species by going through the macro insect photographs showcased below. It definitely looks like a different world altogether. Due credit must also be given to the talented photographers who took these amazing macro insect photographs.

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Lot

Lot

source : arachiusz

Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster

source : Javier Replinger

O Dandelion..

O Dandelion..

source : Boris Godfroid

Enjoy

Enjoy

source : ireneusz irass walędzik

Tiger Beetle – peruvian amazon

Tiger Beetle - peruvian amazon

source : Nicolas Reusens

Crystal Balls

Crystal Balls

source : Velian

Joker

Joker

source : Tejas Soni

Ant

Ant

source : Kvejlend

hello, I’m alien!

hello, I'm alien!

source : teguh santosa

Macro – Sweet Escape

Macro - Sweet Escape

source : Salim

Last Tear Drop

Last Tear Drop

source : eko mei probocahyono

Staring Eyes

Staring Eyes

source : susanto ng

Butterfly Macro

Butterfly Macro

source : kdubachelor

Horsefly

Horsefly

source : Dusan Beno

Chaffer Beetle

Chaffer Beetle

source : Alliec

Bubble

Bubble

source : Jessyssimon

Beam me up, Scotty

Beam me up, Scotty

source : AimishBoy

Bee

Bee

source : Alliec

Ant Farming Aphids

Ant Farming Aphids

source : Alliec

Salticus scenicus

Salticus scenicus

source : ireneusz irass walędzik

Makarena

Makarena

source : ireneusz irass walędzik

OiO

OiO

source : Ondrej Pakan

Macro Fairy

Macro Fairy

source : Tysgirl

Cucko wasp 7:1

Cucko wasp 7:1

source : Javier Torrent

Straw

Straw

source : Uri Kolker

Whiskered

Whiskered

source : Alexander Zubrickij

Formica

Formica

source : Sebastian Koczwara (bastek)

This is How I Sleep

This is How I Sleep

source : Alliec

Toning up

toning up

source : Insect~O~Saurus

Beetle

Beetle

source : Mark Johnson

Are you gonna dance with me ?

Are you gonna dance with me ?

source : Hasan Baglar

Pseudoharpax Virescens

Pseudoharpax Virescens

source : ireneusz irass walędzik

reflectiANT

reflectiANT

source : teguh santosa

Mantis

Mantis

source : Boris Godfroid

Flying Bee

Flying Bee

source : Szabolcs Vass

Fighter

Fighter

source : Michal Torunski

 

Aparna is a senior web designer with Ray Creations and writes regularly on Ray Creations network sites. She has many years of web design experience.