Photographer Suren Manevlyan is back with a new set of magnificent images of animal eyes. I say ‘back’ because even though we haven’t featured his images on ZME Science, there’s a good chance you may have seen them before on his personal page or on websites such as Twisted Sifter.

boa eye

Garden Boa.

These amazing photos provide a fantastic level of detail, covering various different animals with very different eyes.

Llama eye


Born in 1976, Suren started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. Aside for photography, he also teaches physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the Yerevan Waldorf School.

Nylus crocodile

All the animals were alive when the picture was taken and they weren’t harmed in any way – maybe just a little annoyed.

Blue crayfish eye

Blue crayfish.

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He also worked from 1997 to 2011 as a scientific researcher at the Institute for Physical Research of National Academy of Sciences. His main area of focus was Quantum Chaos. All images via Suren Manevlyan.

Thornback-ray fish eye

Thornback-ray fish.

Cayman eye


Horse eye.


Guinea Pig eye

Guinea Pig.

Flying possum eye

Flying possum

Gecko eye


Fennec Fox.

Fennec Fox.