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Photographer Brings Glass Models of Marine Creatures to Life

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Italian still life photographer Guido Mocafico shot these hyper-realistic glass models of marine invertebrates in a photographic series he called “Blaschka.” The original models were painstakingly crafted by a father-and-son glassmaker team, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, and are part of the permanent collection of several museums—including ones at Harvard and Cornell University. Take a look at some of the Mocafico’s series below.

Glass Model Photography
(Guido Mocafico)
Glass Model Photography
(Guido Mocafico)
Glass Model Photography
(Guido Mocafico)
Glass Model Photography
(Guido Mocafico)
Glass Model Photography
(Guido Mocafico)