Bugs in Science shows detailed and surprising photos of insects. The photographer and researcher at the Laboratory of Entomology, Hans Smid, uses different techniques, such as focus stacking and time lapse, to capture the insects.
Insect macro photography for science and education
The new photo collection Bugs in Science shows 42 photos of insects. The photographer and researcher at the Laboratory of Entomology, Hans Smid, used macro photography added with different techniques, such as focus stacking and time lapse, to capture the insects.
Copyrights and credits
Copyright for all photos is owned by Hans Smid. For commercial use, a non-exclusive license can be purchased, please inquire by email. For education and study, the photos can be used in reports and presentations, provided that the copyright watermark and a link to this website is shown. Please ask for permission before using photos for publications, on websites or on social media.
Bugs in Space
On the website BugsInSpace.nl you can find more photos, insect movies and 360° views. Hans also took the photographs for the book Insects as food and feed: from production to consumption, edited by Arnold van Huis and Jeffery K. Tomberlin. You can find the supplemental e-learning module to this book on the website of Wageningen Academic Publishers.