The Creepy, Colourful Wonderful World of the Insect Extreme Closeup

By Michael Hession on at

Watching insects live their weird lives is endlessly amusing. It used to be only within the grasp of production crews with big budgets to capture such vivid detail. Nowadays, all you need is a Canon 7D and a macro lens, which is what Norwegian videographer Tor Even Mathisen used to peek in on the most intimate moments of flies, worms, snails, and spiders. Throw a majestic soundtrack down and BOOM, cinematic gold. [Vimeo via LikeCool]