Italy’s Massimo Brizzi captured this exquisite image of dew on a spider web (magnified 5X), which was one of the Images of Distinction in the Nikon Small World 2013 competition.
Brizzi lives in Empoli, Firenze, Italy. See more of his work on his Web site, Microcosmo Italia.
Image credit: Massimo Brizzi, Microcosmo Italia | Nikon Small World
Small World is regarded as a leading showcase for the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For 39 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers, acknowledging their critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.