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Alex Hyde / Focus stacked, inverted image of Diatoms on a microscope slide. Diatoms are single-celled algae which produce approximately 25% of the oxygen we breathe as well as being responsible for approximately...
Andy Sands / Focus Stacked image of a Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) roosting by clamping onto vegetation with its mandibles and hanging on for the night. Photographed just after dawn. Hertfordshire, England, UK,...
Alex Hyde / Male Orange-tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) wing scales detail, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. April. Focus stacked image. 1.13mm across in real life, x88 magnification when print...
Alex Hyde / Male Jumping spider (Euophrys frontalis) close up, Derbyshire, UK. May. Focus stacked image.
Guy Edwardes / Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata) in broadleaved woodland, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. November.
Guy Edwardes / Slime mould (Arcyria denudata) sporangia. New Forest National Park, England, UK. November. Focus stacked image.
Oliver Wright / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) photographed in early morning light. Ledston, Yorkshire, June. Focus stacked image.
Oliver Wright / Portrait of a Emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa) Yorkshire, August. Focus stacked image.
Oliver Wright / Portrait of a Common darter (Sympetrum striolatum) Yorkshire, July. Focus stacked image.