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At the moment, though, he’s more focused on a different type of animal: insects, which he’s been experimenting with as a personal project. “I like getting in really close and making this tiny, tiny thing look gigantic,” he says. “There’s so much depth and texture to it that you can’t see with your eyes. I photographed bugs when I was living in New York almost seven years ago, but the equipment I have now is so much better, and I hope that I’m better now, too. So I really want to revisit it. I’ve been trying to explore showing the insects’ personalities, but they don’t have expressions like people do, so it’s really difficult. I’m also working on getting more human brains to shoot, but I want to do the opposite: I want to objectify them. Most people have an adverse reaction to that idea.”