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.
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
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.
2014 Photomicrography Competition
- Pacific Science Center
May 03, 2015 – Sep 27, 2015
- New Jersey State Museum
May 30, 2015 – Aug 30, 2015
- Rochester Institute of Technology
Jan 20, 2015 – Dec 31, 2015
- American Museum of Science and Energy
Jun 12, 2015 – Sep 13, 2015
- Marine Biological Laboratory
Aug 15, 2014 – Sep 27, 2015
- Science World
Oct 09, 2014 – Dec 15, 2015