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Macro photography of insects by Nicolas Reusens

Nicolas Reusens’ magnificent macro photography gives viewers a whole new perspective on the little things in life. More specifically, the little creatures we often choose to ignore.

Inspired by a love for nature and travel, Reusens creates these extreme close-ups using a technique called focus stacking. This technique involves taking multiple photographs with different shutter speeds to increase the depth of field. Each final composition is a combination of between 2 and 200 different exposures, creating this unique science-fiction look.

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About the author

Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.