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 7, 2017
With an eye to scientific discovery, technique and artistry, together the judges will determine the images and videos captured under a microscope most-worthy of recognition.
December 14, 2016
Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the sixth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to William Gilpin of Stanford University for his video depicting an eight-week-old starfish larva churning the water around its body as it searches for food
October 28, 2016
With so many spectacular images, it’s only fitting that more than one has taken the title.
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