Close-up photos of everyday objects make them almost impossible to recognise — can you guess what they are?

Courtesy of LenstoreCan you recognise this everyday object?
  • Everyday objects can be unrecognizable through the lens of macrophotography.
  • Lenstore created 10 close-up images of familiar items.
  • Can you identify them? If not, keep scrolling for the answers.

Everyday items can seem unrecognizable through the lens of extreme close-up photography, called macrophotography. Every bit of texture and small crevice is magnified to otherworldly proportions up close.

Lenstore created a quiz with 10 close-up images of familiar objects, such as food and household items, and challenged people to figure out what they are. Can you identify them?


What are these orange discs?

Courtesy of LenstoreCan you tell what they are?

Hint: it’s part of a vegetable.


They’re seeds in a bell pepper.

Courtesy of LenstoreA bell pepper.

There are many mesmerising vegetable varieties around the world.


What is this series of diagonal lines?

Courtesy of LenstoreWhat are they?

Hint: The lines are paper thin.


They’re the pages of a book.

Old library books are photogenic.


Can you identify this object?

Hint: it comes in a box.


It’s flakes of cereal.

Many breakfast cereals are packed with sugar.


What is this brown, flaky substance?

Hint: it’s also edible.


It’s a close-up image of cinnamon sticks.

Courtesy of LenstoreCinnamon sticks.

Cinnamon Coca-Cola has been released in the UK.


What might this be a photo of?

Courtesy of LenstoreWhat could this be?

Hint: it’s involved in the production of wine.


It’s a cork.

Enjoying a bottle of wine is an art.


What is this contraption?

Hint: it plays music.


It’s a guitar.

A woodworker from Canada makes custom river guitars.


Can you tell what this is a photo of?

Hint: it’s sticky.


It’s a honeycomb.

You should treat a cough with honey before you ask for antibiotics, according to new guidelines.


What is this green object?

Hint: it’s a kind of fruit.


It’s a lime.

If you’re looking for some of the health benefits that fruit can provide without getting too much sugar, lemons and limes might be good options.


What is this object?

Hint: it gives off heat.


It’s a lit match stick.

Courtesy of LenstoreA match stick.

A viral matchstick riddle shows an incorrect maths equation that it takes moving only one matchstick to fix – and there are two ways to do it.


Can you tell what this is?

Hint: It’s an Italian favourite..


It’s pasta.

Noodles and pasta look different around the world.

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