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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)

Scary Creatures

This challenge closed almost 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This is a challenge to choose your best image of a scary subject

Judging / Voting Criteria

Choose the image that you like the best, considering composition, clarity and most important SCARINESS. 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. The winner will choose the subject for the next months challenge.

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: Open wide….. by Steve Randall


The Top Ten

The Set Of Teeth by Norbert Probst

The Set Of Teeth by Norbert Probst was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • Angry mapogo!(You are getting much too close!) by jozi1
  • Huntsman 2 by ThisMoment
  • Poised by Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
  • Old Hairy Legs by Gabrielle  Lees
  • Giant WhiteKnee Tarantula by AnnDixon
  • Say Cheese by MichaelJP
  • Green Eyed Monster? (Reworked) by OzzieBennett
  • Beauty or a Beastie? by dilouise
  • Not for arachnophobes  by missmoneypenny

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 11 days from now