Check out these stunning macro photos taken using a smart phone

APR 01, 2020 AT 12:34 PM

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It’s often said that the best camera is the one you have with you. A young Indian photographer is impressing the Web and the World with his beautiful macro photos of insects.  What you might not have guessed is all of his work is shot using a smartphone.  Yes, you heard correctly, a smartphone.

Photographer Sasi Kumar is a 20-year-old university student living in Vellore, India who’s also an amateur photographer. It’s his passion is to go into the fields on the outskirts of his city and photograph the hidden world of bugs that most people would never notice.

 

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Kumar, in the flesh, shooting a photo with his phone.

Kumar generally uses two smartphones for his photography: a OnePlus 6t (which has 16MP+20MP dual rear camera) and a Redmi Note 3 (which as a 16MP single rear camera).

 

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Sometimes Kumar’s friends help and assist in his photo-making.

 “I use various types of lenses to capture tiny insects which provide me with a much closer magnification,” Kumar tells SWNS. “All the photos are captured through my mobile phone.”