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.
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
September 18, 2014
What Budding Yeast Can Tell Us about Individuality
August 5, 2014
Stop Motion Video Captures Hatching of 50 Spruce Budworms
July 2, 2014
Small Creature Provides Scientist Big Inspiration
May 16, 2014
Over the past 40 years, Nikon has hosted some of the most influential individuals from the scientific community and science journalism as judges for the annual competition.
April 23, 2014
The winning video shows a sequence of “virtual” slices through the whole embryo with 10 days of (in egg) gestation. With this technique, studying the whole anatomy of large specimens like this is possible.
2014 Photomicrography Competition
- Rochester Institute of Technology
Jan 20, 2015 – Dec 31, 2015
- Museum of Life + Science
Feb 27, 2015 – Apr 19, 2015
- Marine Biological Laboratory
Aug 15, 2014 – Sep 27, 2015
- Arizona Science Center
Apr 10, 2015 – May 31, 2015
- Science World
Oct 09, 2014 – Dec 15, 2015
- Museum of Science and Technology
Mar 06, 2015 – May 31, 2015