Insects often get overlooked by people as "ugly bugs". However, a close up look at them reveals the true beauty of these fascinating animals. Luckily the technology of macro photography allows us to get up close and personal with them. Often the close up magnified shots show hidden features such as hairs and so a once "ugly bug" can actually appear quite "cuddly". It's all a matter of size. Below are some macro insect images showing this hidden beauty.