Photo Gallery: Microscopic Close-Ups of Food

That’s a cake. No, really. With 320x magnification under an electron microscope, we can see deep inside this yummy slice. Mmm, sugar cube icebergs and crusty chocolate ravines! Professional food photographer Caren Alpert has “deconstructed” various deliciousness with scientific laboratory photo equipment, bringing you this series of extreme close up of organic and processed edibles. Check out giant orbs of sprinkles, womb-like folds of sun-dried tomatoes, and other magnificent surprises in our gallery. Hungry yet?


Caren Alpert, Terra Cibus No.2, Chocolate Cake 2, 320x Magnification