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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Just for fun: 2012 Nikon Small World Competition


Every year, Nikon hosts the Small World Photomicrography competition. Any photograph or video taken with a light microscope is eligible. As usual, there were some stunning entries. You can see all the winners, honorable mentions and images of distinction here. Trust me, it's worth a look.

One of my favorites:

Dorit Hockman of the University of Cambridge captured 20th place with this image of black mastiff bat (Molossus rufus) embryos: