Close-up photos of everyday objects make them almost impossible to recognise — can you guess what they are?
- Macrophotography can make everyday objects unrecognisable.
- Lenstore created 10 close-up images of familiar items.
- If you can't identify them, the answers are revealed in the following slide.
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Everyday items can seem unrecognisable through the lens of extreme close-up photography, called macrophotography. Every small crevice and bit of texture is magnified to otherworldly proportions up close.
Lenstore created a quiz with 10 close-up images of familiar objects, such as food and household items, and challenged people to figure out what they are. Can you identify them?
What are these orange discs?
Hint: It's part of a vegetable.
They're seeds in a bell pepper.
There are many mesmerising vegetable varieties around the world.
What is this series of diagonal lines?
Hint: The lines are paper thin.
They're the pages of a book.
Old library books are photogenic.
Can you identify this object?
Hint: It comes in a box.
It's flakes of cereal.
Many breakfast cereals are packed with sugar.
What is this brown, flaky substance?
Hint: It's also edible.
It's a close-up image of cinnamon sticks.
Cinnamon Coca-Cola has been released in the UK.
What might this be a photo of?
Hint: It's involved in the production of wine.
It's a cork.
Enjoying a bottle of wine is an art.
What is this contraption?
Hint: It plays music.
It's a guitar.
A woodworker from Canada makes custom river guitars.
Can you tell what this is a photo of?
Hint: It's sticky.
It's a honeycomb.
You should treat a cough with honey before you ask for antibiotics, according to guidelines.
Can you tell what this is?
Hint: It's an Italian favourite.
Noodles and pasta look different around the world.
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