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 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.
February 13, 2014
Enter our Facebook sweepstakes for a chance to win a 2014 Nikon Small World calendar. One lucky winner will also be selected to win the grand prize – a Nikon COOLPIX P520 Digital Camera.
October 30, 2013
Nikon is pleased to reveal winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, awarding first prize to longtime competitor Wim van Egmond of The Netherlands for his image Chaetoceros debilis (marine diatom).
2011 Photomicrography Competition
- Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Oct 15, 2014 – Jan 16, 2015
- Rochester Institute of Technology
Jan 20, 2014 – Dec 31, 2014
- Indiana State Museum
Oct 10, 2014 – Feb 16, 2015
- Adventure Science Center
Sep 19, 2014 – Dec 07, 2014