Now in its 36th year, the Nikon Small World competition is widely regarded as the leading forum to recognize proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. To select the winners, competition judges analyzed more than 2,000 micrographs from all over the world, covering subject ranging from chemical compounds to up-close-and-personal looks at biological specimens. Judges for 2010 included Jeremy Kaplan, Science & Technology Editor, FoxNews.com, Betsy Mason, Science Editor, Wired.com, Alison J. North, Ph.D., Director of the Bio-Imaging Resource Center and Shirley A. Owens, Ph.D., Retired Director of the Confocal Lab in the Center for Advanced Microscopy, Michigan State University. This is a selection of Winners, Honorable Mentions and Images of Distinction.
The 2nd Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards is an international photography competition for up-and-coming image makers who are ready to kickstart their careers. Five talented photographers will be provided with the resources they need to get their career off to a strong start. Photographers of all disciplines are welcome to submit up to 5 images in any genre. We can’t wait to see your best work! Enter here.