Stunning Photos of the Natural World—Taken Through a Microscope

Stunning Photos of the Natural World—Taken Through a Microscope

Weird and beautiful photos from Nikon's Small World competition.

 

By Alisa Opar
Published: 11/01/2013

Alvaro Migotto, University of Sao Paulo Courtesy of Nikon Small World
Third place went to a photo of a marine worm. (20x)

 

Joseph Corbo, Washington University School of Medicine, Courtesy of Nikon Small World
Coming in second was the retina of a painted turtle (Chrysemys picta). (400x)

 

Wim van Egmond, Micropolitan Museum, Courtesy of Nikon Small World
First place went to a marine diatom, called Chaetoceros debilis, a colonial plankton organism. (250x)

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Alisa Opar

Alisa Opar is the articles editor at Audubon magazine. Follow her on Twitter @alisaopar.

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