Anand Varma. Green Violetear Hummingbird.
A Green Violetear hummingbird (Colibri thalassinus) dances in flight. Photographed in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica.
Anand Varma studied integrative biology from UC Berkeley and now uses photography to share the story behind the science on everything from honeybee health to hummingbird biomechanics. He works to reveal the invisible details around us with the goal of sparking a sense of wonder about our world.
Anand has recently founded WonderLab, a physical space designed for experimentation and excellence in science communication. It offers mentorship and education opportunities for aspiring students to learn new ways to explore science and storytelling.
Anand is part of the Vital Impacts Student Speaker Series and has just published a new book, "Invisible Wonders: Photographs of the Hidden World."
Follow Anand on Instagram at @anandavarma.