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Photographing the Microworld - Svetlana Belorustseva

Photographing the Microworld

Paperback

Published: 30th March 2011
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Photographing the Microworld offers an extraordinary insight into the microworld through the lens of a camera, which has magnified the familiar and the unfamiliar living things that surround us. Images of insects going about their daily life; close-ups of spiders, both beautiful and fearsome; delicate butterflies with wing patterns that rival the most elegant fabrics; fish whose scales create intricate designs...these are just a few of the living creatures featured in this book.

Many of these images include rare exotic species and creatures that have scarcely been captured by the camera's lens before. The book's images are accompanied by professional photographers' recommendation on equipment and techniques necessary to obtain the types of photographic effects shown.

This book will be of interest to photographers, naturalists, environmentalists, biologists and those who are simply fascinated by the world around us.

About the Authors

Svetlana Belorustseva is a naturalist and photographer. She is also the author of over 80 articles and essays on popular science.

Andrei Sochivko is an entomologist specialising in butterflies. He teaches in the entomology department of the Moscow State University.

Journey into the Microworld
Kingdoms of the Microworld
Insects and Spiders
Plants and Fungi
Water in its Many Forms
Underwater Creatures
Portrait Gallery
Styles and Patterns

ISBN: 9781908126009
ISBN-10: 1908126000
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30th March 2011
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 25.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.93