Mr. José R. Almodóvar, Biology Department, University of Puerto Rico, Maya guez Campus Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Mite in a small forest Image Stacking 10X (courtesy of Nikon Small World).
The winner of the 2014 the Nikon International Small World Competition will be revealed on October 30, 2014.
It is a microscopic photo competition where photos of subjects are taken under microscopes.
Here are some of the stunning photos from the 1,200 entries for the competition received from more than 79 countries around the world.
Dr. Douglas Brumley Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Active fluid flow around P. damicornis (coral polyp) Fluorescence, Autofluorescence 4X
(courtesy of Nikon Small World)
Noah Fram-Schwartz Greenwich, Connecticut, USA Jumping Spider Eyes Reflected Light 20X(courtesy of Nikon Small World)
Dr. Chris Henstridge MTA-KOKI Budapest, Hungary Golden Glia Immunofluorescence 20X(courtesy of Nikon Small World)
Mr. Swapnil Pandit Patil Kolhapur, Maharastra, India Plant root (Hidden beauties) Portable Field Microscope 40X(courtesy of Nikon Small World)
Mr. Charles Krebs, Charles Krebs Photography, Issaquah, Washington, USA. Chrysochroa buqueti (jewel beetle) carapace, near eye. Diffused, Reflected Illumination 450X(courtesy of Nikon Small World)