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Microsculpture – The insect portraits of Levon Biss

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Wood Pencil / Digital Design / Websites / 2017

Zoom in, then zoom in further and further to explore each of Levon Biss’s insect portraits from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History in strikingly high-resolution detail. Microsculpture.net renders massively high resolution photographs over a range of magnifications so visitors can enjoy the intricate shapes, colours and unexpected, breathtaking beauty of specimens, which until now have been mostly hidden to anyone without a microscope. Visit the site to learn about Levon’s photographic process and to appreciate the complexity and beauty of the insect world.

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