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

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

"Look into my eyes"...

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This is a challenge to choose your best image that is of an animal making eye contact with your camera. Can be of any animal (still no domestic or farm animals as per the group rules) making direct eye contact.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Choose the image that you like the best, considering composition and clarity. You may choose more than one.

Rewards & Prizes

Plaudits, Kudos and Back Slapping.
Also, Banner for Winner and a Top Ten Banner if there are more than 15 entrants.

Additional Information

The image must be approved in the group prior to submission to challenge otherwise it will be removed without notice.

In the case of Joint Winners up to 3 Joint winners will be accepted. If there are more than three the group the host will nominate the final three winners.

The hosts decision is final.

Cover Image: Beauty by Jeanette Muhr


The Top Ten

Lovable by patcheah

Lovable by patcheah was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • Vervet Monkey by Susan Bergstrom
  • Quite Regal.............. by Macky
  • I can eat you by EbyArts
  • I Am Precious... by artisandelimage
  • Gentle Beauty by lorilee
  • I'm Bored by Michael  Moss
  • Babies, Nose to Tail. Southern Elephant Seal Pups, Macquarie Island  by Carole-Anne
  • Cute Meerkats by Tony Smith
  • Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus Lumholtzi) by triciaoshea

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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 …

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