Can you tell what it is yet? In the specialized world of microphotography, top practitioners in the field take part in a yearly competition to be crowned the best image maker. We look at the top twenty, an incredible photographic macro study in all things minute.
Some of the world's finest microphotographers have battled it out to have their work crowned the best in the 2012 Nikon Small World Competition. This gallery contains the top 20 pictures from this year's competition. This phenomenal collection of pictures, using various photographic techniques can beÂ viewed further on the competition website:www.nikonsmallworld.com
Thank you to Nikon Small World for supplying these images to us. I hope you agree they really are a fascinating collection of pictures.
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