These are the red imported fire ants which are harmful to the environment and their nests are exterminated by the millions in the United States using poisons, gasoline and fire, boiling water, and very rarely molten aluminum. What you get when you pour molten aluminum into an ant hill? An amazing sculpture is made by pouring molten aluminum into a fire ant colony. The resulting cast is huge, weighing 17.9 [ Read More ]
Twice a year high in the Himalayan foothills of central Nepal teams of men gather around cliffs that are home to the world’s largest honeybees. As they have for generations, the men come to harvest the Himalayan cliff bee’s honey. These photos is shoted by Eric Valli. Valli captures how Himalayan Gurung men of Nepal harvesting honey.
The author of these photographs of insects is photographer Josip Cutunic from Osijek, Croatia. These pictures are just a part of his large collection of photographs of insects. The collection shows the different types of insects. Pictures we display have included various types of insects, some of them we encounter daily.
We already had a few ants macro photos in this selection of amazing macro photos of different insects. In the world of insects ants are known as very hard workers and loyal employees. For a colony without question and are willing to lose his head. Their lifestyle and behavior have always fascinated man. The ants were common themes of many photographers.
A few days ago I got new neighbors – swarm of Honey Bees. Honey bee swarms are a favorite topic of people who make horror movies. Actually, they are one of the most beautiful and interesting phenomena in nature. A swarm starting to issue is a thrilling sight. A swarm may contain from 1,500 to 30,000 bees including, workers, drones, and a queen. Swarming is an instinctive part of the [ Read More ]
Insects – you don’t know if you hate them or not. They can bug you really or scare you, depends on what kind of insect we’re talking about. But they are a part of the nature and you have to admit that they are beautiful close up. Here you can see a selection of several amazing macro photos of different insects. You definitely need a lot of patience to get [ Read More ]
Artist Mike Libby is known for his amazing steampunk insects, and if you can’t stand those little bugs, well you should beware because there is going to be a lot of talk about them. Getting inspiration happened in an odd way when Mike saw a dead beetle. He started thinking how the bug is working like a mechanical object, and then he got the idea to use his old wristwatch [ Read More ]