Macro photographs This gallery features images of the miniature world of wonder in Nature that is revealed by using high magnification macro lenses. Eye spot on the wing of a peacock butterfly (Aglais io), Dundreggan Conservation Estate, Scotland.White tubes made by keel worms (Pomatoceros triqueter) on a frond of sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima), Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland.Golden argent micro moth (Argyresthia goedartella) amongst galls induced by a mite (Phyllocoptes eupadi) on a leaf of a bird cherry (Prunus padus), Dundreggan Conservation Estate, Scotland.Rust fungus (Coleosporium tussilaginis) on the needles of a young Scots pine, Wilkie's Wood, Findhorn, Scotland.Frost crystals on the thallus & rhizines of a dog lichen (Peltigera membranacea), Wilkie's Wood, Findhorn, Scotland.Detail of the tail spike or horn of a caterpillar of the poplar hawkmoth (Laothoe populi), Burren National Park, Ireland.Scots pine aphid (Cinara pini) hatching out from an egg on a Scots pine needle in spring, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Sporocarps or fruiting bodies of a slime mould (Trichia decipiens) on a birch log, Glen Cannich, Scotland.Indopacific tree gecko (Hemiphyllodactylus typus) with parasitic red mites at the edge of its eyelid, Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.Slime mould on a log in primeval forest, Bialowieza National Park, Poland.Detail of a crown-tipped coral fungus (Clavicorona pyxidata) growing out of a log in primeval forest, Bialowieza National Park, Poland.Detail of the flowers of nalca or giant rhubarb (Gunnera tinctoria) in temperate rainforest, Pumalín Douglas Tompkins National Park, Chile.Female spider (Metellina mengei) on the flowers of a bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Detail of the head of an antler moth (Cerapteryx graminis) on feeding on the flowers of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Detail of a flower of greater butterwort (Pinguicula grandiflora), Killarney National Park, Ireland.Potato aphid (Macrosiphum euphorbiae) giving birth to a live nymph on a dog rose (Rosa canina), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Wood ant (Formica lugubris) harvesting honeydew from an aphid (Symydobius oblongus) feeding on a birch twig (Betula pubescens), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Phoretic mites (Poecilochirus carabi) on a banded sexton beetle (Nicrophorus investigator), Dundreggan Conservation Estate, Scotland.Winged ant (Camponotus sp.) with phoretic mites (Myrmozercon sp., possibly M. patagonicus) under its wings, Malalcahuello National Reserve, Chile.Juniper haircap moss (Polytrichum juniperinum) with spore capsules and water droplets, Dundreggan Conservation Estate, Scotland.Springtail (Pogonognathellus flavescens) on the gills of a dark honey fungus (Armillaria ostoyae), with another springtail (Lepidocyrtus sp.) visible amongst the gills, Glen Strathfarrar, Scotland.Detail of the gills of a deceiver fungus (Laccaria laccata), Findhorn, Scotland.Detail of a lichen (Cladonia coccifera agg.) showing its red apothecia, Findhorn, Scotland.Detail of the compound eye of a pied-winged robberfly (Pamponerus germanicus), Findhorn, Scotland.Detail of the teeth on the underside of the cap of a wood hedgehog fungus (Hydnum repandum), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland.Detail of the cap of a shaggy inkcap fungus (Coprinus comatus), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Scotland. Return to the Photography page.