15+ Incredible Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest Winning Photographs Of 2017


Every year Nikon Hold Small World Photomicrography Competition for the last 43 years, in which scientists, doctors and enthusiasts submit their best work for consideration. With over 2,000 entries from 88 countries, the 2017 competition shows a wide array of subjects and techniques. For those of you who don’t know, photomicrography is the practice of taking a photograph through a microscope or similar magnifying device in order to capture the intricate details of things invisible to the human eye.

This year, top prize went to Dr. Bram van den Broek of the Netherlands Cancer Institute for his image of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin.

#1 Jumping Spider, Istanbul, Honorable Mention
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Emre Can Alagöz
#2 Paracetamol (Common Painkiller) Crystals, Finland, Image Of Distinction
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Henri Koskinen
#3 Living Volvox Algae Releasing Its Daughter Colonies, Nantes, 3rd Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Jean-Marc Babalian
#4 The Head Of A Pork Tapeworm, New York, 4th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Teresa Zgoda
#5 Plastic Fracturing On Credit Card Hologram, Texas, 11th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Steven Simon
#6 Mold On A Tomato, Netanya, 5th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dean Lerman
#7 Traxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Cross Section Showing Curved Stigma With Pollen, Nottingham, Honorable Mention
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dr. Robert Markus
#8 Immortalized Human Skin Cells Expressing Fluorescently Tagged Keratin, Amsterdam, 1st Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dr. Bram van den Broek, Andriy Volkov, Dr. Kees Jalink, Dr. Reinhard Windoffer & Dr. Nicole Schwarz
#9 Natural Bridge (Petiole Nodes) Connecting The Abdomen And Thorax Of An Ant, Izmir, Image Of Destinction
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Can Tunçer
#10 Synapta (Sea-Cucumber) Skin, Le Mans, 18th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Christian Gautier
#11 3rd Trimester Fetus Of Megachiroptera, Colorado, 15th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dr. Rick Adams
#12 Asilidae (Rubber Fly) Eye Section, Abu Dhabi, Image Of Distinction
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Yousef Al Habshi
#13 Senecio Vulgaris Seed Head, Israel, 2nd Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dr. Havi Sarfaty
#14 Broccoli, Washington, Honorable Mention
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Dr. Nathan Myhrvold
#15 Opiliones (Daddy Longlegs) Eye, Washington, 12th Place
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest
Charles B. Krebs

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