Top 10 Wired Reader Macro Photos

Wired magazine held a macro photography competition in April 2008 and let the readers to choose for the top 10.  For me, i like the 3rd one the most. Because i like blue color and i never think of that is a leaf. I think it’s very wonderful that the photographer can be taken so close!!! I think the water drop is really very beautiful……..

And here are the winners:


1. Eye of a Tokay Gecko
Submitted by Alan M

Photographer’s comment:

“A close-up shot of a Tokay Gecko. Their eyes remind me of old-fashioned keyholes. Thanks for looking!”

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2. High-Tech Jumper
Submitted by Coder

Photographer’s comment:

“Jumping spider on a DVD reading my data :). Shot with a Canon 20D with a Canon MP-E macro lens.”

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3. Bubble Magic
Submitted by Sophie

Photographer’s comment:

“Close-up of a wet leaf … taken with a Canon Powershot A610 :)”

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4. Yellow Paper Wasp
Submitted by Bryan Johnson

Photographer’s comment:

“Yellow paper wasps frequent our pool in the desert in order to get water to bring back to their nests. They are quite docile and very difficult to disturb, making them welcome guests.”

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5. Waterhead
Submitted by Maxim Dolgobrod

Photographer’s comment:

“A close-up of the water emerging from a fountain pipe, which formed this ‘head.'”

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6. Mantodea
Submitted by Vladimer Shioshvili

Photographer’s comment:

“Nikon d50, 50mm f/1.8 with extension tubes. Subject is a representative of the Mantodea group.”

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7. Ice-Cold Nebula
Submitted by Philippe Holthuizen

Photographer’s comment:

“One evening I looked down at the icecubes floating in my coke and noticed the wonderful 3-dimensional structure inside. More pics on my flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/philippeholthuizen”

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8. Dying Tea-Light Candle
Submitted by Jordan

Photographer’s comment:

“HDR photograph of a tea-light candle wick just before it burns out.”

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9. The Fly
Submitted by Glenn Young

Photographer’s comment:

“Supermacro of a house fly.”

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10. My Eye
Submitted by David Harpe

Photographer’s comment:

“An extreme macro photograph of my eye. Photographed with a Canon MP-65e lens and a 1DMkIII camera.”

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