Alert reader “P” called my attention to a Guardian piece that presents the annual winners of the Nikon Small World Photomicrography competition. While I usually show contest winners involving animals or nature on a large scale, this contest celebrates the beauty of the small, inconspicuous, and invisible. Here are some of the lovely winning shots (note: there are a lot of others, with several involving Drosophila!):
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The one above is my favorite. Talk about art imitating life: to me it resembles a painting by Paul Klee.