Steven Simon, Simon Photography. Plastic fracturing on credit card hologram. 10x (objective lens magnification). Courtesy of Nikon.
Dr. Bram van den Broek, Andriy Volkov, Dr. Kees Jalink, Dr. Nicole Schwarz, and Dr. Reinhard Windoffer. The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Biolmaging Facility & Department of Cell Biology. Immortalized human skin cells (HaCaT keratinocytes) expressing fluorescently tagged keratin. 40x (objective lens magnification). Courtesy of Nikon.
Jean-Marc Babalian, Living Volvox algae releasing its daughter colonies. Differential Interference Contrast. 100x. Courtesy of Nikon.
David Millard, Common Mestra butterfly (Mestra amymone) eggs, laid on a leaf of Tragia sp. (Noseburn plant). Incident Illumination, Image Stacking. 7.5x (objective lens magnification). Courtesy of Nikon.
Dean Lerman, Mold on a tomato. Reflected Light, Focus Stacking. 3.9x. Courtesy of Nikon.
Christian Gautier, Synapta (sea-cucumber) skin. Polarized Light. 100x. Courtesy of Nikon.
Stefan Sagmeister: What is Happiness