Even as a boy, John Hallmin has been fascinated by insects. There is a hidden beauty in seeing these creatures up close and personal.
"It's a pleasure to show people who are not interested in bugs something they haven't seen before and watch how they react," said 31-year-old photographer.
"Looking at a fly portrait some people will find them even more disgusting than they'd ever imagined while others will be surprised to find them quite beautiful."
John Hallmin Uses a mixture of studio and alfresco shots to magnify his images up to 23 times so as to show the beautiful colour and detail in his subjects' bug-eyed faces.