Small Worlds Never Before Seen

This year, a few entrants to Nikon’s Small World Competition were able to capture images they claimed were the first of their kind.

In some instances this simply meant a traditional subject was photographed using a new technique. In other cases, the competitor captured the best image of a subject to date. Finally, some competitors claim to have taken the first ever photograph of their subject.

From bat embryos to blood-brain barriers, photographers captured some astounding images this year.

see all the photos…

443 notesShowHide

  1. proxytoxxie reblogged this from little-fuzzy-gurl
  2. little-fuzzy-gurl reblogged this from kampelife
  3. kampelife reblogged this from discoverynews
  4. kishinillusion reblogged this from uglyanimallove
  5. onseeingandnoticing reblogged this from sagansense
  6. multiplicative reblogged this from dendroica
  7. blissy-leaves reblogged this from sagansense
  8. aetherizer reblogged this from discoverynews
  9. shevonne reblogged this from dendroica
  10. dendroica reblogged this from discoverynews
  11. the-igloos-are-empty reblogged this from discoverynews
  12. danggnabit reblogged this from adrianchin
  13. soulsuckingsiren reblogged this from adrianchin
  14. adrianchin reblogged this from discoverynews
  15. thereisstilladream reblogged this from thingstodointhefuture
  16. deviant-x reblogged this from discoverynews and added:
    Small Worlds Never Before Seen see all the photos…
  17. forgivemandies reblogged this from discoverynews
  18. allthehumansaredead reblogged this from discoverynews
  19. ckorkendoll reblogged this from discoverynews
  20. landlocked-selkie reblogged this from discoverynews
  21. open-yourthirdeye reblogged this from science-isinteresting
  22. lifeinpurgatory201293 reblogged this from sagansense
  23. eccentric-groovy-blue reblogged this from madbeautifulscience and added:
    bat embryos … they are so adorable
  24. earthiest reblogged this from yaybiotic
  25. yaybiotic reblogged this from awesomeocelot
  26. keepyourselfaware reblogged this from discoverynews
  27. ashtagging reblogged this from madbeautifulscience
  28. madbeautifulscience reblogged this from discoverynews