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Diatoms are the best and that’s all there is to it.
Microscapes. These alien-looking landscapes are created under the microscope, using multiple exposure photography techniques. That top image, the one that looks like the moon over a cliff, is really:
A multiple (3) exposure of recrystallized sulfur, the microscope field diaphragm defocused with a yellow filter (the moon), and a stretched polyethylene baggy (the sky).
(via Explore Blog)
Miniature crown made of diatoms and butterfly scales, by someone very patient in 18th century Paris.