Friday, April 02, 2010

When insects sleep...

Miroslaw Swietek, a physical therapist in Jaroszow, Poland, has perfected the art of going out with a camera and flashlight in the early morning hours to capture stunning photographs of insects asleep and covered in drops of dew. That's a dragonfly resting on a leaf that you see above.

Nothing else needs to be said: Swietek's photos speaks for themselves. But if you want to see more of his handiwork, The Daily Mail in Great Britain has several other "sleeping insect" images that Swietek has made.

1 comments:

andy said...

What an awesome study in hydrophobic surfaces! Look at the contact angle between droplet and bug. Plenty of coatings engineers would love to imitate these.