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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 
The Natural History Museum has awarded its 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, and the BBC has some nice, selected coverage, as well as a link to the NHM site: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45870218

Year’s Best Microscopy Images 
The folks at Nikon like to get small this time of year, with their annual microscopy photo competition. This year’s winners, once again, give stunning insights into the world around us. Ars Technica elaborates: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/the-beauty-of-small-things-a-sampling-of-microscopy-contest-winners/

Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice Awards
‘Tis the season for photography awards, and the Smithsonian has a selection of photos to share from the 23rd annual Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice Awards: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/peer-through-lens-worlds-best-nature-photographers-180970612/

Rare Footage of a Dumbo Octopus 
Researchers operating a drone in the deep waters off the coast of California managed to capture some exquisite footage of a Dumbo octopus, in an unexpected videographic coup. The Smithsonian will fill you in: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/see-rare-footage-elusive-ethereal-dumbo-octopus-180970645/