Yanping Wang,Snowflake (16X)
Charles Krebs,Crab larva, living specimen (6.68X)
Jocelyn Cheng,Bryozoa (20X)
Gregory Rouse,Juvenile bivalve mollusc, Lima sp. (10X)
all photos from Nikon's Small World Site
Small World is a treasure trove of science AND beauty, full of inspiration in form or color. These images are some of the winners of this year's photography contest.
Nikon's site, Small World, is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world's best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science. More here.