Unusual Plants Captured in Singular Moments by Helene Schmitz #ArtTuesday

Nature is beautiful, but everyone needs to see Helene Schmitz’s macro photographs of these plants as featured in Colossal.

Swedish artist Helene Schmitz focuses on the fascinating structural details of plants in her macro photographs. Throughout her long career, Schmitz has returned again and again to plants. By centering her subjects—dramatically unfurling blossoms and carnivorous plants—on matte backgrounds that complement the tones of the specimen, viewers are able to study the unique shapes and structures of each plant. Schmitz titles each work with the plant’s Latin name, heightening the aura of scientific precision in her portraits.

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