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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)

Your Best Insect Image

This challenge closed over 2 years ago.

The Challenge

This is a challenge to choose your best image of any insect

Judging / Voting Criteria

Choose the image that you like the best, considering composition, 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: Beeelicious by Steve Randall


The Top Ten

"ELEGANCE" IN CAPTURE - The praying mantis by Magriet Meintjes

"ELEGANCE" IN CAPTURE - The praying mantis by Magriet Meintjes was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 10 votes.

  • bee in purple by ANNABEL   S. ALENTON
  • Let me rest by Tom McDonnell
  • Bee on scarlet paintbrush by Celeste Mookherjee
  • Three in Bed by AnnDixon
  • A lovely nymph by Thea 65
  • Free Spirit by strgaZeNn
  • Bee - A Buzzing Thing by Barrie Woodward
  • Honey Bee Break by David Kocherhans
  • Take Me To Your Leader by TJ Baccari Photography

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