sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.
Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.
These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.
A Primula petal
A Rapeseed flower petal
The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
Four Lilac pollen grains
A Valerian flower
The stigma of an Arnica flower
The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
A Rapeseed flower petal
Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
The floret of a Chamomile flower
via   The Guardian.

sammycatnipnik:

lucienballard:

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up.

Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty.

These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa.

  • A Primula petal
  • A Rapeseed flower petal
  • The stamens of a Hibiscus flower
  • Four Lilac pollen grains
  • A Valerian flower
  • The stigma of an Arnica flower
  • The anther of a small-leaved Lime flower
  • A Rapeseed flower petal
  • Pollen grains (grey) on the stigma (yellow) of an Arnica flower
  • The floret of a Chamomile flower

via   The Guardian.