Macro Bee Portraits

Macro bee photography for science by Sam Droege. Via Inspiration Now

“When we started looking at these pictures, I just wanted to gaze at these shots for long periods of time,” Sam says. “I had seen these insects for many years, but the level of detail was incredible. The fact that everything was focused, the beauty and the arrangement of the insects themselves — the ratios of the eyes, the golden means, the french curves of the body, and the colors that would slide very naturally from one shade to another were just beautiful! It was the kind of thing that we could not achieve at the highest level of art.” – Sam Droege

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Image Courtesy Sam Droege / USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

   
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