Check out this microscopic image of a swallowtail butterfly chrysalis. It is part of the Nikon Small World photography competition. Click here for more fascinating images from the 2011 competition.
From their website: ‘Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.’
Deadline for Entries: April 30, 2012
See more entries at Nikon’s Small World website.