15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Lapsis (from the Latin lapsus meaning misstep) is a miniature composition (1 inch diameter) made from soft, translucent organic gels and photographed in cross-polarized light. The otherworldly life form appears to be captured in motion.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: London, Canada
Camera: NIKON D610
Copyright: © Ela Kurowska