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The Most Beautiful Insect Photos You Have Ever Seen

I'm totally serious, these images are fantastic. They represent a very distinctive style of brightly colored macro photography that Leon Baas has spent over eight years perfecting. I love them.
A ladybird is pictured at the water's edge in this picture taken by Dutch photographer Leon Baas.

"The shot of the flying ladybird was a once in a lifetime photograph. I am very happy with it and do not think it will ever happen again," says Leon.
Leon says he researches the creatures he hopes to photograph before leaving home so he can try to predict their behaviour and anticipate the best shots. A tiny ant looks towards Leon's lens.
An ant tries to find its way to dry ground after the rain
Two spiders walk down a plant stem.
Two spiders walk down a plant stem.
A spider picks its way over petals.
An ant is illuminated with a purple glow.
Two water beetles.
A praying mantis against a dramatic background.

To view more of these stunning images, please visit here and here.


  1. Wow - these are fantastic! Where can we see more of his work?

  2. Actually, you can see more here - try this link

  3. Thanks for your nice comments:)
    All the best,
    Leon Baas


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