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Creepy-Crawly Close-Ups

The Stephen Gschmeissner 3D Insect Photos are Unrecognizable

— August 22, 2011 — Eco
As someone who hates, nay, despises, insects, I must admit that these Stephen Gschmeissner 3D Insect photos are still incredibly interesting to look at and impossible to ignore. The photographs are zoomed in 150 times and showcase regular, everyday insects like beetles, woodworms and termites looking hardly recognizable at this size.

“I wanted to show people the insects they are living with everyday,” said 62-year-old photographer and retired scientist Gschmeissner. “People just don’t realise what’s going on under the covers of their beds, in the carpets underfoot and inside the wardrobe.”

While the Stephen Gschmeissner 3D Insect are certainly creepy and show me much more of the insects I fear than I ever wanted to see, I keep finding myself going back to these photos. Yet, while they are definitely entertaining to look at, I am positive that falling asleep tonight will not be an easy task. Thank you, Stephen Gschmeissner.
Trend Themes
1. 3D Insect Photography - There is an opportunity for technology companies to develop advanced camera systems and software to create 3D insect photography images with detailed accuracy.
2. Insect Education - There is an opportunity for education and entertainment companies to develop immersive experiences that teach people about the insects they live with every day using 3D insect photography and virtual reality.
3. Insect-inspired Design - There is an opportunity for designers and manufacturers to use the unique shapes and structures of insects for inspiration in product design, such as furniture, fashion, and architecture.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - Photography companies can utilize 3D insect photography technology to create unique and interesting images for scientific research or artistic purposes.
2. Entertainment - Entertainment companies can utilize 3D insect photography to create immersive and educational experiences that teach people about insects and their role in the ecosystem.
3. Manufacturing - Manufacturing companies can utilize insect-inspired design to create products with unique and innovative shapes and structures that enhance functionality and appeal to consumers.
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