Boy, this rain is bothering me: amazing pictures show how microscopic insects deal with a downpour
They say it's a beastly life, but a collection of new photos sheds new light on the secret life of an insect.
The images make them look more like aliens than insects.
Ondrej Pakan, from Myjava, Slovakia, recorded the amazing microscopic series insects after a downpour.
Secret life of a bug: Water drops make this bet look twice as big
Ondrej Pakan, from Slovakia, captured the images with a special lens
Small droplets of water ensure that the insects get a completely different appearance – they become larger once they are covered with liquid.
In one striking photo, an ant seems to fall out under the heavy weight of water droplets that nestle on its body.
Another shows a huge wasp that is about to quench escape water in water.
While you can see the lens of the camera of Ondrej staring with a blue eye blur – covered with water droplets.
Is that a wasp: the water droplets make the body of the wasp almost twice as large
An ant looks like it is struggling to cope under the weight of the water
The Slovak photographer specializes in making the world microscopic insects seconds after a heavy rain shower, but also has to avoid the shower itself.
He said: “I get wet by waiting for the rain to end, but it all seems worth it if you get really great pictures of the insects with drops on them.
This ladybug looks like a huge visitor on its back, but it's just a drop of water
The photos show the small details of insects that cannot be seen with the naked eye
& # 39; It's a challenge not to get your equipment too wet at some of the more exotic locations.
& # 39; People seem to really appreciate the colors and the way the water enhances the characteristics of the insects. & # 39;
Ondrej used his reliable Canon 40D with a special lens to take the stunning shots.
The small detail of the tiny hairs on the body of the insect is shown in contrast to the bright colors of the creature
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