They may look like exotic flowers, but in fact these incredible pictures are close-ups of tiny pieces of coral. Marine Biology student Daniel Stoupin, 26, was given access to studios owned by aquarists and coral collectors to take the photographs.
The incredible layered images of tiny pieces of coral show a fascinating range of colours and symmetrical shapes. Each piece is from the Great Barrier Reef or other parts of Australia. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: Yellow coral.
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