03 Jun '12, 11am

The Alien Landscapes of Human Eyes in Macro

It's the mix of tiny details in these photographs that makes them so mesmerizing. The flat, black depths of the pupils; the wrinkles and lines of the irises that seem to resemble rocky terrain; the way the light reflects off the cornea. Every shot draws you in and keeps your attention lingering on the patterns and textures – which look as if they belong to the surface of some otherworldly landscape. Hypnotists are famously fond of telling people to "look into my eyes" while trying to cast a sort of mental spell, but these macro shots by photographer Suren Manvelyan are spellbinding all on their own. Manvelyan himself says, "Every time I look they continue to fascinate me." The irises in these photographs appear to radiate out from the pupils, almost like petals around the center of a flower. In order to achieve such extreme close-ups, Manvelyan reckons the biggest challeng...

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