Amazing macro shots captured using a smartphone  

 

A Purple Emperor Butterfly's head is pictured up close at the Haslemere Museum in Surrey
A Purple Emperor Butterfly's head is pictured up close at the Haslemere Museum in Surrey

Renowned news photographer Mikael Buck has produced a series of stunning macro images of frost and insects, using only the lens-style camera Sony QX1 attached to his smartphone.

The fascinating close ups of ice crystal and frozen scenery were taken in London's woodlands in Hampstead Heath.

The macro shots depicting the beauty of insects, beetles and butterflies took place at the Haslemere Museum, which has over 65,000 insects in their collection.

Pictures include the cellular structure of a Golden Ring Dragonfly's wings, hairs on the bottom of a Common Green Birdwing Butterfly's wings, close up of a Purple Emperor Butterfly's eyes and the iridescence on the wings of a Purple Emperor Butterfly.

The combination of the lens style camera paired with a macro lens reveals, normally unseen in a smartphone image, details of intricate ice structures and microscopic insect world. It gives the viewer a glimpse into a whole new world of photography.

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