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

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

JULY Featured Artwork Challenge

This challenge closed over 2 years ago.

The Challenge

This month we are running a challenge for any work that has been featured in the month of JULY 2014, so if you receive the Closeups feature banner on your work during JULY 2014 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. 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 JULY 2014 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: Today I saw the dragon-fly by Sue Purveur


The Top Ten

Parrot couple by hanspeters

Parrot couple by hanspeters was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

  • White picotee Papaver rhoeas by Evelyn Laeschke
  • Youthful Double-chin by Owed To Nature
  • The dragon-fly returned by Sue Purveur
  • A Tasty Catch by Karine Radcliffe
  • Mid Air Hummer by TJ Baccari Photography
  • TELL ME ALL ABOUT IT! by Marilyn Grimble
  • Paint on Bietou by Lee Jones
  • Who's A Pretty Boy Then? by dilouise
  • Three of a kind by Thea 65

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  1. A Single Leaf

    A Single Leaf

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