6th place: "Cosmarium sp. (desmid) near a Sphagnum sp. leaf (100x)"
The Nikon International Small World photography contest shines a light on the very small. For decades, the contest has showcased the beauty of photomicrography -- photographs taken through a microscope. Out of 2,000 submissions, the contest chose twenty standouts to honor.
Credit: Marek Mis/ Nikon Small World