By Federico Cornetto
A photographer created a series of stunning macro videos that show objects being broken
Mikhail Ermakov, 29, from Moscow, Russia, is known online as The Object, and has become popular for breaking things and filming their microscopic details as they go into pieces.
Mikhail uses pliers and other tools to break things such as pencils, hex nuts and gummy bears, he then films the objects breaking from up close in his fascinating videos.
Mikhail’s videos have amassed hundreds of millions of views on social media.
Mikhail said: “I started shooting macro videos about a year ago.
“I like to implement my creative ideas and get great feedback.”
One user commented on the video, saying: “For some reason this is very satisfying.”