Amazing Ant Photography
by Andrey Pavlov

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Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants gladly raise them. According to Mr Pavlov, "I used to work in theatre which was a big help when it came to making props, and I chose ants because I respect them and their way of life."

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Mr. Pavlov says that having children changed the way he perceived life. "Ants care about their children and look after the elderly." says Mr. Pavlov.

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Mr Pavlov arranges the scenes at an anthill just metres from his home in Moscow, Russia.

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Very willing participants...

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Andrey Pavlov spends hours creating scenes for the ants to inhabit.

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Mr. Pavlov says his prop-making skills come from his background in theatre.

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Mr. Pavlov said the trick is knowing how ants work, generally in a line and following each other. A little redirection and they'll go where you want.

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Yard Team

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Bears take bare hand by Andrey Pavlov.

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"Ants care about their children and look after the elderly" says Andrey. After viewing this photo, I will now always look at ants in a new light.

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Just a little coaxing. More photos here:

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Lunch Break.

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Self portrait, Andrey Pavlov with Ants. There is an anthill just steps from Andrey's home.

Another ant artist:
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Fiberglass Ants by Rafael Gomez Barros on a government building in Bogata, Columbia.


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