These photos of drugs enlarged are better than the drugs themselves

These photos of drugs enlarged are better than the drugs themselves

CultureJuly 15, 2014

Reason #77 to say 'yes' to drugs: they're unspeakably beautiful on a microscopic level, and we've got photographic proof.

To create the images, German artist Sarah Schönfeld squeezed drops of various liquid narcotic and neurotransmitter mixtures onto pre-exposed negative film. Each drop altered the coating of the film, creating a unique chemical reaction.

She then enlarged the negatives and found that all of the substances behaved very differently; the shapes and colors that appeared showed highly unique characteristics and revealed the tiny internal universes that govern your senses when you take a drug.

Ketamine

Valium

Speed

Speed and magic

MDMA

PCP

LSD

Ketamine again

Heroin

GHB

Ecstasy

Meth

Cocaine

Caffeine

DMT

Dopamine

Estrogen

Don't ask us why weed isn't on here; we looked for it, but since "weed isn't a drug, it's a medicine" and blah blah blah hippies, it wasn't included. So just smoke your bong and know you're beautiful.