This Photographer Captures Entire Worlds Inside Water Droplets


Rainy travel days never looked so good.

Photographer Dusan Stojancevic has a unique technique for photographing the world. Rather than aiming his camera at the subject, Stojancevic turns his lens toward its reflection in teensy water droplets.

The product is a gorgeous array of globules containing scenic destinations like Sagrada Familia, the Brooklyn Bridge, Belgrade’s National Assembly, and many more. Stojancevic calls these droplets “microcosmos.”

”I was enthusiastic about macro photography, and I wanted to do something on my own,” Stojancevic said. “This was the result.”

Stojancevic doesn’t alter or edit his pictures, preferring to let the raw image stand on its own. “All of the photos are just the way the camera sees it,” Stojancevic said. “I just tune some things and clean if I find dirtiness.”

To be fair, Stojancevic can’t wait for a rainy day to come along to get the perfect shot. “Droplets are planned, I cannot wait for the rain to come!” Stojancevic explained. “I put them usually without any pattern. I want it to be as chaotic and natural as it can.”

Explore the world through Stojancevic’s breathtaking water droplet photos below.

Brooklyn Bridge, NYC

Grand Central Station, NYC

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

Ada Bridge, Belgrade, Serbia

Eastern Gate, Belgrade, Serbia

Empire State Building, NYC

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