2016 Nikon Macro Photo Contest Winners

By | October 25, 2016

The 2016 Nikon macro photo contest winners have finally been announced and you won’t believe your eyes! These photographs are taken at a microscopic level and you’ll be able to see things you’ve never seen before! Some of these are beautiful while some of these are seriously stuff made of nightmares! The competition is in its 42nd year and over 2000 people have entered from 70 countries. Everything from microscopic bug eyes to coffee crystals will open your eyes to a new world!

2016 Nikon Macro Photo Contest Winners

#1. First Place – Four Day Old Zebra Fish Embryo

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#2. Second Place – Polished Slab of Teepee Canyon Agate

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#3. Third Place – Brain Cells From Skin Cells

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#4. Goatsbeard Flower

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#5. Human Brain Cells

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#6. Wildflower Stamens

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#7. Espresso Coffee Crystals

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#8. The Eyes of a Jumping Spider

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#9. Scales of a Butterfly Wing

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#10. Spore Capsule of a Moss

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#11. An Ant Leg

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#12. Butterfly Proboscis

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#13. Scales of a Butterfly

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#14. Poison Fangs of a Centipede

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#15. Front Foot of a Male Diving Beetle

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