If your hobbies range from food to art to science, they might seem incompatible at first – not to Caren Alpert, though, who combined all of those and presented some stunning microscopic food photographs. The series, called Terra Cibus, were created with an electron microscope, which helps to reveal the side of our food we don’t normally get to see.
A San Francisco-based fine art and commercial photographer says that she was first attracted to microscope photographs because of their mystery and familiarity at the same time. “This medium deconstructs, abstracts, and reveals the ordinary in a riveting way,” explains Caren and goes on to say that eventually she started seeing both the food and the consumers as a part of a larger ecosystem. [Read more…]
See more photos made with electron microscope: here