Daniel Stoupin | 8 min | Russia | 2012
A movie about microscopic life showing some of the freshwater microscopic fauna under high magnifications.
We are surrounded with various living creatures, but how often do we notice the tiniest ones and how small can they be? Such common but inconspicuous organisms like water fleas, seed shrimps, and hydras are less than a centimeter (0.4 inches) in size but they are very important components of the freshwater ecosystems.
The vast majority of organisms are even smaller and they are completely invisible with naked eyes. Using sophisticated optic systems I am bringing even the smallest animals before your eyes; they can be magnificent and scary, fast-moving or hiding; most of them look nothing like animals we see every day…
Attribution and credits appear at the end of the video
I am bringing my apologies for the narration quality and some imperfections for which I currently don’t have time
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Daniel Stoupin is a marine biologist whose research often requires the use of microscopes. During the last few years he got absorbed by a new hobby inspired by his research interest and now he takes photos and videos through the microscope to share his vision of microscopic worlds.