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

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

Photo of the month (December)

This challenge closed about 5 years ago.

The Challenge

To enter this challenge your work must have received a featured work banner for the month of December. Unless your work has the banner shown to the right it is not eligible to enter this challenge. NOTE Due to the Christmas/New Year break the group will close for entries from the end of the 23rd December and re-open on Monday 2nd January. We shall not accept new entries into the group during this time , however you may still enter the challenge if you receive a feature

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite shot. As hosts we get to choose our favourites for the daily features, this is your chance to choose the best of the best each month, don’t miss your chance when voting starts!

Rewards & Prizes

Banners for the top ten. The winner will also be a featured member on our front page The winner will also receive a $20 RB voucher

Additional Information

Your entry must have received a feature banner during December, this will be checked and if your shot does not have a banner it will be removed from the challenge

Cover Image: December Banner by Ray Clarke


The Top Ten


MAKES ME SMILE by mc27 was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 9 votes.

  • Immature Black Skimmer Skimming For Fish by Kathy Baccari
  • "Snack Time" by Michael  Moss
  • Little Blue Tit by Russell Couch
  • Woodland meeting by Alan Mattison
  • Siproeta stelenes - Malachite Butterfly by Lepidoptera
  • Hi guys this is my pool! by jozi1
  • Almost Awake. by Gabrielle  Hope
  • Forever mine by Dorothy Venter
  • Water Sport by Martin Smart

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  1. Dolphins, Whales, Fish,

    Dolphins, Whales, Fish,

    Challenge is for Dolphins, Whales, or Fish Please make sure that your challenge entry is in …

    Entries close and voting starts 9 days from now