Hi there, thanks for visiting !

I like to make macro photographs of insects & fungi.

I am rather hooked on a technique called focus stacking.

Images marked as 'studio work' are made with staged insects, usually recovered from research collections (preserved dry or in ethanol).

Images marked as 'field stack' are made outdoors, with living subjects.


In the studio

Focus stacking setup (using microscope objectives) by andredekesel


In the field (slow method)

Wind blocker by andredekesel


In the field (fast method), version 1

Handheld stacking by andredekesel


In the field (fast method), version 2

Rig for fast fieldstacking (2kg) by andredekesel


It took me some time to gather the necessary gear and skills, so please consider that all images are © André De Kesel.

Please send me a flickr mail if you want to use my images.

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Fantanticas fotografias, es dificil escojer entre todas las de su galeria. Espero con el tiempo lograr algo parecido.Muchas gracias por compartir.

September 8, 2021

Wonderful images. After reviewing and 'faving' so many, I have to add you to my galleries of great photographers. Many thanks for sharing your outstanding craft.

April 11, 2021

Fabuleux microcosme !!!!!!

January 25, 2021

Spectacular macro images with outstanding detail and colour capture of so many interesting species! Also very artistic compositions! A real gem of a site with lots of interesting information. Best wishes, David Shand

February 14, 2021
Gustl Lex says:

An exceptionally good flickraccount with lots of great macro photos. Really very, very worth seeing.

March 21, 2021

Fascinant album ! On peut dire que vous êtes un géant de l'infiniment petit. Merci pour le partage.

September 18, 2017