With stunning macro photography to present the ultimate beauty of seeds, following the best-selling "Oxford University Ultimate Insect Map" after another popular science work!
British photographic artist Lewin Biss was invited by the Royal Garden of Edinburgh to select 100 fruits or seeds from the Royal Garden Seed Bank for macro photography. He captures the details of seeds and fruits with stunning lenses. Each image shows the texture and texture of seeds that are invisible to the naked eye, allowing readers to imagine the strange and amazing evolution of plant seeds over thousands of years. Each seed picture is accompanied by a popular science text.
About the author
By Levon Biss
Photo artist, Senior Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society (FRPS).
Pioneer of ultramicroscopic photography of insects, initiator of the "microsculpture" project. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years and has photographed various types. He has often appeared in international media such as Time Magazine, GQ, The New York Times, National Geographic, etc. He has been invited to speak at TED and universities, and his works have been exhibited around the world. Levin's photography focuses on the perfect combination of nature, art and science, revealing hidden worlds and providing viewers with access to valuable historical museum collections.
His most famous work is the Oxford University Ultimate Insect Atlas.
Translator: Li Yongxue
Ph. D. of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, postdoctoral fellow of University of Liverpool, UK, engaged in research and teaching for many years, retired in 2016 to become a freelance translator, now living in the UK. He has translated The Flowers of the Forest: Margaret M. 's Botanical Notes, The Journey: A Memoir of Tony Blair, and The Wordless Universe.
Guest reviewer: Shou Haiyang
Master of Botany, Beijing Forestry University, senior engineer of green forestry, member of Shanghai Science Writers Association, now working in Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden science Publicity Department, engaged in science education.