Photographing the Microscopic: Winners of Nikon Small World 2022 (20 photos)

The winners of the 2022 Small World Photomicrography Competition have just been announced, and organizers have 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. More than 1,300 entries were received from 72 countries in 2022, the 48th year of the competition. First Place Winner: Embryonic hand of a Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) ( Grigorii Timin & Dr. Michel Milinkovitch, Geneva, Switzerland)

Photographing the Microscopic: Winners of Nikon Small World 2022 (20 photos)

The winners of the 2022 Small World Photomicrography Competition have just been announced, and organizers have 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. More than 1,300 entries were received from 72 countries in 2022, the 48th year of the competition.

A microscopic view of the hand of a gecko, showing skin, bones, and veins
First Place Winner: Embryonic hand of a Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) ( Grigorii Timin & Dr. Michel Milinkovitch, Geneva, Switzerland)