These Close-Up Shots of Tropical Bugs Are Beautifully Frightening

Upon seeing Yudy Sauw’s extreme close-ups of insects, you might think he is an entomologist who collects rare specimens from around the world and photographs them with expensive lab equipment.

Turns out he’s a 34-year-old who owns a building supply company in Tangerang, Indonesia. He found these bugs, all of which are quite common in Indonesia, in his yard, often in the garden. His gear is no less common. None of this, however, detracts from the fact that he makes gorgeous, intriguing photos we want to hang on the wall.

“I like bugs and it’s just a hobby,” Sauw says.

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