Nikon's Small World 2023 Photomicrography and Video Competition

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Nikon's Small World 2023 Photomicrography and Video Competition

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Nikon's Small World 2023 Photomicrography and Video Competition: Nikon Small World recently has announced the call for entries for its Nikon Small World 2023 Photomicrography and Video Competition, inviting anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope to participate.

Short description

Nikon invites entries for its Nikon Small World 2023 Photomicrography and Video Competition, accepting submission from anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope.

The video competition, entitled 'Small World In Motion' encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.

Each Entrant may upload a maximum of 3 Images. Images that have competed previously in any active or ongoing photomicrography competition, and/or that have won any other photomicrography competition, are not eligible.

There will be 20 winners ranked from first (1st) place through twentieth (20th) place, plus Honorable Mention prizes, and prizes for images of distinction if and as determined by the Judges.

Submission requirements

Images must be in jpeg, png, psd, or tiff format and videos in flv, mp4, mpg, wmv, avi, mov format. Please submit the highest quality image with regard to file size, bit depth, and resolution. For images on film, a 35mm mounted transparency will be accepted. Glass mounts are not accepted.

Photomicrographs must be taken using a light microscope, such as one of the Nikon series of microscopes. All types of light microscopy and specimens are acceptable. Electron and any other microscopes that do not capture imagery using optical light technology are not permitted. The use of Nikon equipment is not required.

Images must be taken by Entrant using a light microscope. Images taken with an electron or any other microscope(s) that do not capture imagery using optical light technology are not eligible.

The Submission must be in the English language.

Small World in Motion entries are further limited to:

Movie length of no more than 60 seconds.
The use of sound is not permitted.
It is not permitted to add graphics of any kind.

Evaluation Criteria

Creativity/Originality
Informational Content
Technical Proficiency
Artistic and Visual Impact

Who may enter?

The Nikon's Small World 2023 is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography.

Prize

Top prize is $3,000 for each top winner in Nikon Small World and Nikon Small World in Motion. Additional prizes are awarded to top 20, Honorable Mention and Images of Distinction for Small World and Top 5 and Honorable mentions for Small World in Motion.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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