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 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).
June 12, 2013
Panel includes esteemed individuals working in the scientific community and science journalism.
May 17, 2013
An in-depth look at one of the 2013 Nikon Small World in Motion winning movies.
May 3, 2013
What does a mosquito look like in extreme close-up? The Wall Street Journal features selected images from the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
April 15, 2013
April 30th is the deadline to submit images for the 39th annual Nikon Small World competition, as well as the 3rd annual Nikon Small World in Motion contest.
March 19, 2013
Nikon Instruments is very excited to celebrate a big milestone this week as we reach 10,000 likes on our Small World Facebook page– and we couldn’t have done it without you.
1996 Photomicrography Competition
- Powerhouse Science Center
Mar 21, 2014 – Jun 15, 2014
- Museum of Science and Technology
Mar 07, 2014 – Jun 01, 2014
- Rochester Institute of Technology
Jan 20, 2014 – Dec 31, 2014
- Arizona Science Center
Apr 11, 2014 – Jun 01, 2014
- Museum of Life + Science
Apr 18, 2014 – Jun 15, 2014