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Photographer Levon Biss and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History have teamed up to create Microsculpture: a captivating collection of magnified images of insects at the museum. As Biss explains, these images are created using a 36-megapixel camera that includes a 10x microscope. Each individual image is created using around 8,000 photographs. Visitors can view these photographs through the explore tab on the upper left-hand corner of the website. Here, visitors can view 32 of these images in detail thanks to a zoom-in tool. As visitors view each image, a scale on the upper right-hand side of the screen provides the actual dimensions of each insect. The collection includes images of the colorful jewel longhorn beetle, the orchid cuckoo bee, the unique Paris peacock, and much more.
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February 2nd, 2018
Date Of Record Creation
January 29th, 2018 at 2:00pm
Date Of Record Release
January 30th, 2018 at 2:48pm
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