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Small World in Motion Digital Video Competition, Nikon Corporation, 2016

Deadline:

April 30, 2015

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NIKON’S SMALL WORLD IN MOTION

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines.

The subject matter is unrestricted and any type of light microscopy technique is acceptable, including phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques. Entries submitted to Nikon are then 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.

VISIT MICROSCOPYU

Nikon’s MicroscopyU, is an educational forum for all aspects of optical microscopy, digital imaging, and photomicrography. Together with the scientists and programmers at Molecular Expressions, Nikon microscopists and engineers are providing the latest state-of-the-art information in microscope optics and imaging technology including specialized techniques such as fluorescence, differential interference contrast (DIC), phase contrast, reflected light microscopy, and microscopy of living cells.

WWW.NIKONINSTRUMENTS.COM

Complete information on all products and services offered by Nikon Instruments.

DIGITAL ENTRIES

Contestants may enter the Competition by uploading video files directly to our Small World servers at MicroscopyU.com. Before you begin, read the Contest Rules and prepare your movies for uploading according to the instructions.

2016 CONTEST RULES

PRIZES

Deadline for entries is April 30, 2016

All dollar amounts listed below will be redeemed for Nikon photographic, scientific or industrial equipment and accessories at their suggested retail selling prices in the U.S.A.

1ST PRIZE

$3,000—toward the purchase of Nikon equipment.

2ND PRIZE

$2,000—toward the purchase of Nikon equipment.

3RD PRIZE

$1,000—toward the purchase of Nikon equipment.

Prize money must be redeemed for Nikon products only, directly from Nikon USA, and cannot be redeemed for cash.

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