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Student Matinees

Beauty & the Bizarre

  • Anand Varma, Natural History Photographer
Duration
90
Ticket Price
$5

Be amazed by the world’s smallest wonders. Biologist turned photographer Anand Varma shares dramatic, bizarre, and beautiful images to reveal the secret world of the miniature life around us. Students will see natural history come into microscopic focus, from a parasitic wasp consuming a caterpillar, to the secret life cycle of a honeybee, and the lighting-fast behaviors of hummingbirds.

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About the speaker
Anand Varma, Natural History Photographer

Scientifically trained natural history photographer Anand Varma has made a name for himself photographing tiny wonders--from parasites and honeybees to bats, and hummingbirds.

Speaker Highlights
In 2010 Varma was awarded a Young Explorer Grant from National Geographic Society to photograph the wetlands of northern Patagonia.
To better research his 2015 National Geographic story, "Quest for a Superbee," Varma took up beekeeping at his home.
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