2016 | UK | Documentary,Short

Microsculpture

  • English English 5 mins
  • Director | Tanya Cochrane
  • Producer | Tanya Cochranes, Levon Biss

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Microsculpture is a unique visual experience. The beautifully lit, high magnification portraiture of Levon Biss captures the microscopic form of insects in striking high-resolution detail. The film shows Levon Biss and his pioneering photographic technique as he captures beautifully lit high magnification portraits of insects from the collection of Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Levon takes the genre of macro-photography to a new level as he captures in breath-taking detail the beauty of the insect world. The resulting high resolution images are composited from 8000 individual photographs. Microsculpture Exhibition is a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification. A 10mm insect is shown as a 3-meter print in Microsculpture exhibition from 27th May until October 2016 at Oxford University Museum of Natural History. 

 

Macrophotography, entomology and the juxtaposition of art and science, the exploration of detail and scale developed by photographer Levon Biss and his groundbreaking insect photography "Microsculpture".

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