The Nikon International Small World Competition is available for everyone who is interested in photography through the microscope. This is a great chance you should give a try. According to the description in the official page, a photomicrograph is a technical document that can be of great significance to science or industry. But a good photomicrograph is also an image whose structure, color, composition, and content is an object of beauty, open to several levels of comprehension and appreciation.
Nationality: all nationalities can apply for this competition
Number of awards: 20
- The subject is free and unrestricted type of light microscopy technique. Those techniques could be phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques.
- Selected winners will be based on originality, informational content, technical proficiency and visual impact.
- The winners’ masterpieces are exhibited at numerous museums and science centers throughout the United States and Canada.
- Those images are also featured on the covers of prestigious scientific and industrial journals.