These photographs will change the way you look at spoiled food. Posed dramatically in chiaroscuro lightning, they emerge from darkness with its ridges of rot, velvet layers of fungi, bubbles of tinted perspiration.
Billy Kidd - Beautiful Decay
Decaying rose shot by Billy Kidd
Irving Penn - Red Apples, July 1985 Dye transfer print x cm).
magical contamination: mould as art by antoine bridier-nahmias
magical contamination by antoine bridier nahmias mould art designboom
In Antoine Bridier-Nahmias' "Magical Contamination" series, he "paints bacteria into petri dishes, shaping an array of patterns" of mold which he then photographs.