Nikon Instruments Inc. today revealed the winners of the ninth annual
Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition
Hunter N. Hines, a recent Ph.D. graduate of FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute received fourth place for his movie of two freshwater tardigrades feeding on another tardigrade.
The video was captured using differential interference contrast microscopy.
Nikon’s Small World in Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.
Entries are judged by an independent panel of experts who are recognized authorities in the area of photomicrography and photography.
These entries are judged on the basis of originality, informational content, technical proficiency and visual impact.