macro photography

Posted by Ellen

Cross section of a leaf bud of the common yellow water lily, Nuphar lutea, magnified 12 times.

This image was among the winners of Nikon's 2015 Small Worlds microphotography competition. Photographer was Dr. David Maitland, Feltwell, United Kingdom.

Posted by Ellen

Our information on this bug is quite limited. We know it lives (lived?) in the Phillipines, and we believe it to be smaller than a breadbox.