Ben Dobson

Ben Dobson

Ben Dobson explores texture, colour, perspective, light and shade using mineral, vegetable and animal matter prepared with skill for the microscope and camera.

Dobson explains: “Beauty is more intense in tiny places but few ever see the wonder of crystals, diatoms or human hair viewed using the various lighting techniques available to the microscope photographer.”

He is based in Cambridge where he is co-organising the SciArt Exhibition at the Cavendish, the world-renowned physics laboratories, in March 2018. Submissions are open until 31 January – for more information, visit www.bitly.com/cavendishsciart