Tagged: photography

2018 Nikon Small World competition

Microphotography has come along way since Nikon staged the first Nikon Small World competition in 1974. Finalists in 2018 harnessed a dizzying array of photographic techniques to achieve the spectacular results displayed here. A full-colour calendar...

The most beautiful suicide

Evelyn McHale (1923 – 1947) was an American bookkeeper who took her own life by jumping from the 86th floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building on May 1, 1947. A photograph taken...

Seeing the invisible

This is what the world would look like if you could see invisible air currents, temperature gradients, and differences in pressure or composition of the air. Schlieren imaging is a method to visualize density...

The Poignancy of Old Pornography

People have been making pornography for a very long time. It’s been on the sides of temples in India on Greek vases in Roman bedrooms and German drawing rooms. But a decisive moment in...

2016 Nikon small world

Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in...