Visit site

Related Pins

Microphotography. Grains of sand magnified to 250 times their real size. Who knew sand could look so colorful and interesting?

(S{PONGE SPICULES WITH SPIRAL SAND GRAIN 2) Three sponge spicules surround a blue spiral sand grain. Sponge spicules are the internal skeleton of most species of sponges. They are made of silica.

Yanping Wang, of the Beijing Planetarium in Beijing, China, took this surprisingly gorgeous shot of sand - yes, that’s SAND - at 4X magnification, using reflected light. He took 14th place in the Nikon Small World Photography Contest.>>> Gives a new perspective to walking on the beach!

Gary Greenberg photographs the world, one grain of sand at a time, in A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

microscopic image of the cross section of a sapling.

Microscopic photos reveal the secret world hidden inside a few grains of sand

Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size :: Gary Greenberg's incredible microphotography reveals each grain of sand to be a kaleidoscope of colour and texture that defies its rather bland reputation.