microscopic

Macro Timelapses of Organisms Drying Out

"Dry Out" is a new short film by Vienna, Austria-based photographer Christian Stangl. Using macro lenses and a microscope, Stangl shot timelapses showing various organic things drying out.

This Stunning Supermacro Timelapse Captures the Hidden Beauty of Mold

Even the most mundane, unremarkable, or sometimes disgusting phenomena take on a totally new life when viewed at a supermacro scale. Case in point, a new timelapse film dubbed "The Rise of Molds" captures the mesmerizing growth of a subject we've all at one time or another cut out of a slice of bread or scrubbed off our bathroom walls: mold.

This Microscopic Time-Lapse of Chemicals Crystalizing is Hypnotic

The folks over at Envisioning Chemistry have created yet another spellbinding time-lapse that will appeal to photography nerds and science nerds alike. Using a polarized light microscope, they captured the kaleidoscope of colors as various substances crystalized in front of their lens.

Beautiful Image of Turtle Embryo Wins Nikon Small World Photo Contest

Nikon has revealed the winners of the 45th annual Nikon Small World photomicrography competition. The photo contest features images that "showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope," and as usual, this year's winning images are just plain spectacular.

Video Captures All Four Seasons Using Microscope and Macro Footage

The Beauty of Science project bid farewell to 2016 in an appropriately beautiful way. Using old footage and outtakes from their previous experiments, they illustrated all four Earthly seasons in a gorgeous end-of-year video that'll have you itching to break out that macro lens.

20 of the Most Beautiful Microscopic Photos in the World

If you thought it was impossible to take a stunning photo of cow dung, get prepared to be proven wrong. Cow dung, espresso coffee crystals, centipede fangs, these are just a few of the subjects that took the Top 20 spots in Nikon's Small World competition.

Microscope Photos Show the Abstract Beauty of the World All Around Us

Photographer Linden Gledhill is a photographer who uses his background in biochemistry to capture gorgeous abstract images of the world at a microscopic level. His images are of various substances and chemical reactions, captured with high-tech microscope cameras that create focused stacked photos of extremely high resolutions.