(CNN) – This picture does not depict any of the new creatures.”Dragon HouseThis isn’t an excerpt from a horror movie, either: it’s an award-winning close-up…Ant.
The stunning image is one of 57 featured images in Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest. The terrifying photo was captured by Lithuanian photographer Eugenius Kavaliauskas.
This is the 48th year of the competition, which seeks to “recognize excellence in imaging through the microscope,” according to a joint press release with CNN.
The 2022 competition received nearly 1,300 entries from 72 countries, according to Nikon.
Kavaliauskas previously worked as a bird photographer before moving on to insects, According to your website. Use the reflected light to take the close-up of the ant, complete with dark red eyes and what appears to be an angry expression.
Although the photo received a viral reception on the Internet, Kavaliauskas did not receive the first prize in the competition.
This honor went to Swedish photographers Grigorii Timin and Michel Milinkovitch, who produced a Beautiful fluorescent picture From the introduction of the giant day gecko fetus in Madagascar. They used 63x magnification to document the fine veins and bones of the hand.
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