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

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

December Feature Challenge

This challenge closed about 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This month we are running a challenge for any work that has been featured in the month of DECEMBER 2013, so if you receive the Closeups feature banner on your work during DECEMBER 2013 you may enter the challenge

Judging / Voting Criteria

Simple just vote for your favourite photo

Rewards & Prizes

The winning shot will be featured on our group front page for the rest of the year and a Winner Banner, Top Ten entrants will also receive a Top Ten Banner. In addition you will receive kudos, hi fives and backslapping from your fellow artists. All Top Ten Challenge Winners will be eligible for the Image of the Year Challenge.

Additional Information

The entry must be featured during the month of December 2013 otherwise it will be removed. In addition, the winner of the previous months challenge will be used as an Avatar for the current Feature Challenge.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: Blue on a Gray Day by lorilee


The Top Ten

Blue tit - I by Peter Wiggerman

Blue tit - I by Peter Wiggerman was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 14 votes.

  • Close to Mom by Jo Nijenhuis
  • Colibri - My Summer Visitor by Jola Martysz
  • Yellow Eyes by byronbackyard
  • Chirp! by Sandra Fortier
  • Shasta daisy after morning rain by Celeste Mookherjee
  • A Russian Rose in an English Garden by paintingsheep
  • in the middle of darkness by jhawa
  • Shy Susan by cclaude

Browse All Entries

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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 8 days from now