It’s a Small World

zooplankton

embryo

zebrafish

Check out some of these microphotography – (from top: zooplankton as seen in a drop of sea water with a needle head; mouse embryo; zebrafish embryo). They are just a few out of the many great shots as submitted to the Nikon Small World photography competition:

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines.

A photomicrograph is a technical document that can be of great significance to science or industry. But a good photomicrograph is also an image whose structure, color, composition, and content is an object of beauty, open to several levels of comprehension and appreciation.

Head over to Nikon Small World~

 

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