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.
October 19, 2016
Nikon Instruments Reveals Winning Photographs of Annual Global Competition Celebrating Art & Science on Instagram
October 5, 2016
This year we’re letting the public have a chance at the judge’s seat by opening up a Popular Vote category.
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.
2016 Photomicrography Competition
- Fernbank Science Center
Sep 16, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016
- Science World
Oct 07, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016
- Adventure Science Center
Sep 16, 2016 – Dec 04, 2016
- Indiana State Museum
Oct 07, 2016 – Feb 20, 2017