More to that point, this Grimm is neither a professional videographer nor a research scientist with access to a lab full of top-shelf imaging equipment. Rather, he’s a 45-year-old Australian high school teacher who simply realized that the lilypads in his pond are a lot more interesting at 200X magnification. The fact that year after year the scientifically curious among us increasingly have more and better technologies within reasonable reach bodes well for competitions like Nikon’s Small World imaging competition and Olympus’ Bioscapes contest.
If you don’t believe that, just click through the gallery link above or view Grimm’s award-winning video below. We think you’ll come around to our way of viewing the world.
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