Spectacular Winning Images from The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest 2020

A selection of the winning images from Nikon’s 46th annual Small World photomicrography competition. The competition recognises excellence in the world of microscopic image-making. Daniel Castranova, assisted by Bakary Samasa in the lab of Dr Brant Weinstein at the National Institutes of Health, took the top prize for a photo of a juvenile zebrafish. 1st Place. Daniel Castranova...


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Spectacular Winning Photos from The Close-Up Photographer of the Year 2020

Close-up Photographer of the Year is an international competition celebrating the best close-up, macro and micro photography from the bountiful ecosystems across planet Earth. Established in 2018, the competition’s inaugural winners are an intimate delight of close-up captures guaranteed to make you awe in amazement. First in the animals section and overall winner of the competition was this shot...


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Gaze Into the Eyes of Animals Through Stunning Macro Shots

Dog Armenian photographer Suren Manvelyan ( previously) decided to explore in his ongoing macro photography series of stunning animal eye portraits. In order to capture animals from an amplified and personal perspective, the photographer gets up close and personal with the most unexpected, cute, and often dangerous animals, such as crocodiles, hippos, and chinchillas. More: Instagram, Facebook...


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Craig Burrows Photographs Plants and Flowers Using an Ultraviolet-Induced Visible Fluorescence Photography Process

Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence. In order to capture the unseen glowing he has to shoot the plants in the darkest environment possible, using a 365nm LED light which is passed through a filter to transmit only UV and infrared light. The ethereal results are always surprising because each plant reacts...


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Magical Macro Worlds of Georgi Georgiev

According to Georgi Georgiev: “I live in Sofia,Bulgaria. I am passion photographer and traveler. I love street and travel photography but my big passion is macro photography. I am spending all the time I have in nature, capturing the amazing macro world.” More: Georgi Georgiev, Facebook h/t: dodho “Since I started with Photography it became my life. I am graduated in Ecology in Sofia University.


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Photographer Erin Sullivan Creates Miniature Landscapes Out Of Food And Other Household Items

Erin Sullivan is a travel photographer, writer, and on-camera host based in Los Angeles, California. She has been self-isolating for the past month, which has prevented her from traveling for work as she typically does. Erin is bringing her work to her home, creating miniature worlds for photo shoots with household items like broccoli, tinfoil, and even pancakes.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/photographer-erin-sullivan-creates-miniature-landscapes-out-of-food-and-other-household-items/

Faces: Fantastic Macro Worlds Of Mofeed Abu Shalwa

According to Mofeed Abu Shalwa: “A group of faces of some flying insects , part of my second project, Hovercraft flies, dragonflies, bees and wasps I photographed with focus stacking technology.” More: Instagram h/t: dodho “It took me a few months to create and photograph this project until it was completed in the following year, to study the presence and search for these creatures...


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The Surprising Beauty Of Microscopic Insects, Isopods And Crustaceans Illuminated With Polarized Light

Biomedical scientist and microscopy enthusiast My Microscopic World created a really beautiful explanatory video that reveals the surprising beauty of various forms of tiny life as shown under a microscope that has been adapted with polarized life. These micro forms of life include insect larvae, isopods and crustaceans. More: Instagram h/t: laughingsquid View this post on Instagram This is...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/11/the-surprising-beauty-of-microscopic-insects-isopods-and-crustaceans-illuminated-with-polarized-light/

Nikon Small World 2019: The Best Microscope Photos Of The Year

Nikon has announced the winners of the 2019 Small World Photomicrography Competition, and has once more shared some of the winning and honored images with us. The contest invites photographers and scientists to submit images of all things visible under a microscope. This year, first place was awarded to Teresa Zgoda and Teresa Kugler for their painstakingly prepared photo of a turtle embryo...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/10/nikon-small-world-2019-the-best-microscope-photos-of-the-year/

My Little Friends: Photographer Captures Drops Of Water Reflecting Various Images Beyond

German photographer Kara (Kara-a) has a passion for macro photography and especially capturing drops of water reflecting various images beyond. Simple beauty of little droplets combined with Kara’s creativity brought up some really entertaining photographs. More:


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