8 Ft Monochromatic Bugs

By: Cecilia Biemann - Published:   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: morecoolpictures.blogspot
Artist Giles Revell creates these unusual artworks using scanning electron microscopes and digital technology.

First he makes up to 500 high-resolution scans of various sections of the insects, then he merges the images and gives them 'hand-finished' enhancements.

The end result is these striking 8 ft high monochromatic photographs that depict amazing detail of the insects.

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