Closeup Photographs of Animal Skin

View all 10 Photos

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-zebra

In “Skin Series,” Japanese photographer Yusuke Sakai takes a closer look at the skin, feathers, and hair of wild animals. His macro shots reveal the texture of animals such as the Asian elephant and Arabian camel and give viewers a rare view of iconic creatures. It would be dangerous to check out a living black bear’s fur, even for professionals. Yet, through Sakai’s powerful lens, one can see just that from the comfort of home.

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-white_bear

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-hippopotamus

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-goat

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-giraffe

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-emu

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-bactrian_camel

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-asian_elephant

closeup-photographs-of-animal-skin-african_elephant

    string(5) "Holly"

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Tags: , , , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Motel by Catherine Leutenegger

    A photographic journey through motels in small towns in Switzerland. Swiss photographer Catherine Leutenegger considers…

  • American Geography

    A captivating glimpse into the history of land use across America. Published by Santa Fe-based…

  • Masked by Joanna Vestey

    A series of limited-edition portraits created for an art therapy charity. Taken before the latest…

  • Siberia by Michael Turek

    A fascinating photo journey into one of the world’s most remote regions. NYC-based freelance photographer…

Around the world

  • Hotel Grand Stark

    A building from 1908 transformed into a stylish boutique hotel. Located in the Central Eastside…

  • The Circulo Mexicano Hotel

    A 19th century residential building transformed into a hotel with Shaker-inspired furniture. Located in the…

  • Plácido y Grata Hotel

    A boutique hotel located in a restored manor house from the 19th century. After years…

loader