It's been a year since the last Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, and since then, the world has gotten a lot smaller. Or a lot bigger. Whichever way things are going, Nikon has collected a whole bunch of spectacular new pictures of it, and we've got a gallery of all of the winners.
These are just the top twenty images: there are lots more, including honorable mentions and images of distinction. The final five in this gallery are our personal favorites from that bunch, but if you like this sort of thing, it's more than worth your time to browse through all of them, especially if you have something else that you really should be doing, since there's like a hundred to check out. See them all at the link below, and see just the best in our gallery right below that.