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(TINY MICRO SHELLS) Microscopic shells are the size of tiny grain of sand (magnified 300 times). Micro photography by Dr. Gary Greenberg.

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Magnified Photos Expose the Secret Beauty of Sand Grains

This is what sand looks like when magnified 100 to 300 times.

Comparing something to a grain of sand is usually supposed to mean that it’s small or insignificant, but Dr. Gary Greenberg’s microscopic photography aims to turn this stereotype on its head. His photographs of miniscule grains of sands magnified up to 300 times reveal that each grain of sand can be beautiful and unique.