TOKYO-2019 Nature / Wildlife

Glamour Insects

  • Prize
    Silver in Nature/Wildlife
  • Photographer
    Henrik Spranz

A series of macros trying to give this wonderful insects on the glamorous stage they deserve using accessories giving a special bokeh. This isn't done via post processing, but out of the cam.

Nick Smith for Outdoor Photography magazine: "There's something magical about Henrik Spranz's photography. Although deeply rooted in the hyper-real world of natural history and landscape, his work bears none of the hallmarks of scientific illustration or even animal portraiture. His world is a dream-like state of whimsical and wispy perfection, pastel colours and cheeky woodland creatures. In fact, it's fair to say that the Spranz portfolio has more in common with Grimm's Fairy Tales, Hans Christian Andersen or even the early animated children's movies by Walt Disney..."