Each year, Nikon provides a reminder that the world around us is stunning in its beauty, and we don’t have to travel anywhere to see it.
Instead, we simply have to magnify what’s around us in the first place (and maybe hit it with a bit of UV light so it fluoresces).
Everything from a simple green algae to curtain fibers to the legs of a caterpillar reveal details that we’d never guess existed, and all it takes to see them is the right microscope.
Below is just a small sampling of the images that were honored in this year’s contest.
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