Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World In Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.
June 15, 2016
While this year’s judges all have a strong background in science, each brings a unique perspective and expertise to the judging table.
December 9, 2015
Microscopic Predator Attack Scene Wins First Place in Annual Nikon Small World in Motion Competition
Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to veteran winner Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in The Netherlands.
October 14, 2015
Top Photomicrographs of 2015 Revealed as Nikon Announces Winners of Annual Global Competition Celebrating Art & Science
October 8, 2015
Annual Competition to Unveil Top Images & Videos Blending Art & Science Under the Microscope
April 27, 2015
Submissions for 2015 Nikon Small World in Motion Competition accepted through April 30
January 5, 2015
Dr. Daniele Soroldoni promotes an appreciation for the phenomenon of “segmentation” by bringing it into focus beneath the microscope.
October 30, 2014
Nikon Instruments, Inc. is pleased to reveal the winners of the 40th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, awarding first prize to Rogelio Moreno for capturing a rarely seen image of a rotifer’s open mouth interior and heart-shaped corona.
October 8, 2014
Mystery and beauty of aquatic microbes captured in two winning videos from Small World veteran
2014 Photomicrography Competition
- American Museum of Science and Energy
Jun 17, 2016 – Sep 11, 2016
- Marine Biological Laboratory
Jul 22, 2016 – Sep 25, 2016
- Delaware Museum of Natural History
Jul 08, 2016 – Sep 05, 2016
- Pacific Science Center
Jun 24, 2016 – Sep 18, 2016