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The Hidden Beauty of Seeds and Fruits

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds and Fruits

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The Hidden Beauty of Seeds and Fruits is a new title documenting a project by Levon Biss displaying the carpology collection of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. It is a photographic study that celebrates the wonders of nature and science in mind-blowing magnification. Levon Biss’ striking photography captures the breathtaking and beautiful details of the world of carpology, the study of seeds and fruits.

Each picture reveals minute features and textures that are normally invisible to the naked eye, providing the audience with an insight into strange and often bizarre adaptations that have evolved over thousands of years. After spending months searching through the carpological collection here at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Biss selected over a hundred striking samples to be featured in this book. Captioned with scientific text that provides the backstory for each specimen, written by RBGE Science staff, working from home during the Covid 19 lockdown in 2020. The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits is guaranteed to amaze, entertain, and educate.

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