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Closeups in Nature (1 per day Limit) NO DOMESTIC or FARM ANIMALS

Nature Photography, up close (no spiders; minimum man-made)

Things that Fly

This challenge closed over 6 years ago.

The Challenge

It’s what it says on the label, Birds, bees, butterflies, beetles etc. If it flies you can enter it, but it must first be entered into the group.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite image, bearing in mind the rules of the challenge and the group

Rewards & Prizes

The winner and top ten will receive a banner , providing we have more than 20 entries. The winner will also be a featured artist and be able to suggest a future challenge

Additional Information

Your shot MUST be placed into the group BEFORE entering into the challenge. Any shot not complying with this rule will be deleted without notice. Sorry about this but as hosts we do not have time to send out reminders to everyone who does not enter their shot into the group first, so please check before you enter to prevent disapointment!

Cover Image: Dusty Ladybird by PinkK


The Top Ten

The Landing by Micci Shannon

The Landing by Micci Shannon was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 18 votes.

  • Don't Push! by Jacinthe Brault
  • Before Night Falls by Curtis  Sheppard
  • greetings my friends, gannets, Saltee Island, County Wexford, Ireland by Andrew Jones
  • Good luck.... by Yool
  • Twelve-spotted Skimmer by Laurie Minor
  • The exquisiteness of pink by Karen  Moore
  • Monarch and Asters by Stephen Beattie
  • Red Admiral Butterfly by Teresa Zieba
  • Dragonfly - At Rest by T.J. Martin

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  1. Wing Spread

    Wing Spread

    Any Bird, Butterfly or Moth but wings must be spread Please make sure that your challenge en…

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