Extreme Close-Ups

Macro Photography only - Macro Images taken with a Camera using a Macro Lens or Equivalent

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  1. Extreme Bee

    Extreme Bee

    Please submit a macro of a Bee. The Bee must be the focus of the image. Images *must be ent…

    Closed 2 months ago

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  2. Monthly Exposure Challenge September - Insect/Bug on a Flower

    Monthly Exposure Challenge September - Insect/Bug on a Flower

    This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for September! Let’s see who can come up with the b…

    Closed 6 months ago

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  3. Monthly Exposure Challenge August - Closed Flower Bud

    Monthly Exposure Challenge August - Closed Flower Bud

    This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for August! Let’s see who can come up with the best…

    Closed 7 months ago

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  4. The Monthly Exposure Challenge for July - Flower Stamen

    The Monthly Exposure Challenge for July - Flower Stamen

    This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for *July* and my first challenge for the group! Le…

    Closed 8 months ago

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  5. The Monthly Exposure Challenge for  ( JUNE..) -  A Wing or Wings Only in Macro..

    The Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( JUNE..) - A Wing or Wings Only in Macro..…

    *This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for JUNE, and is to see who can come up with the b…

    Closed 9 months ago

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  6. May Exposure Challenge CHALLENGE OFF....

    May Exposure Challenge CHALLENGE OFF....

    *This challenge is for FOUR People only to enter as a Challenge Off.. As we have had 4 equal w…

    Closed 10 months ago

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  7. The Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( May ) = Circles in Macro.

    The Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( May ) = Circles in Macro.

    *This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for May, and is to see who can come up with the be…

    Closed 10 months ago

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  8. Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( April )  = Unusual Shapes in Macro...

    Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( April ) = Unusual Shapes in Macro...

    *This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for APRIL, and is to see who can come up with the …

    Closed 11 months ago

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  9. Mellow Yellow

    Mellow Yellow

    A mini challenge of anything Yellow as the focus Image must abide by the group rules and mus…

    Closed 12 months ago

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  10. Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( February ) - Leaves with Something Attached To Them,

    Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( February ) - Leaves with Something Attached To …

    *This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for February, and is to see who can come up with t…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  11. Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( January )  - Macro's of Anything Other Than Nature

    Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( January ) - Macro's of Anything Other Than Nat…

    *This will be the Monthly Exposure Challenge for January, and is to see who can come up with th…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  12. Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( December )  - Flower Centres Only in Macro

    Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( December ) - Flower Centres Only in Macro

    *This challenge is the Monthly Exposure Challenge for December, and is to see who can come up w…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  13. Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( November )  - Butterflies..

    Monthly Exposure Challenge for ( November ) - Butterflies..

    *This challenge is the Monthly Exposure Challenge for November, and the first of this type for …

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  14. Challenge Winner Banner

    Challenge Winner Banner

    WE are looking for a new banner for our challenge winners and invite you to submit a close up s…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  15. Your work has been featured banner

    Your work has been featured banner

    WE are looking for a new "Your work has been featured banner" and invite you to submit your bes…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  16. Avatar for October

    Avatar for October

    This challenge is looking for a really special closest of close-ups and may be any subject acc…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  17. Challenge Winner's Banner

    Challenge Winner's Banner

    This is a “Voucher Challenge”. and must contain the words *Extreme Closeup Group* - *Congra…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  18. In the Red

    In the Red

    This challenge is a quick one to see who can come up with the best image of an extreme macro of…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  19. Close up/Macro of a Single Water Drop

    Close up/Macro of a Single Water Drop

    This challenge is a quick one to see who can come up with the best image of a single water dro…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  20. Strange and Unusual

    Strange and Unusual

    Looking at a closeup/macro and seeing something that you were not expecting and it is just uniq…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  21. Top Ten Place Getter Challenge Winner's Banner

    Top Ten Place Getter Challenge Winner's Banner

    We are after a new Top Ten Place Getter Winner's Banner for the group. Banner must contain a…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  22. Seeds

    Seeds

    Looking for the seeds from a flower or plant. Want to see the crazy detail that they show

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  23. Featured Member Banner

    Featured Member Banner

    Your very best Extremely Close-Up photograph of absolutely anything with as our new Featured Ar…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  24. The FACE of the INSECT or BUG

    The FACE of the INSECT or BUG

    A challenge for EXTREME CLOSE-UP photography taken at the limit of your current equipment, zoo…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  25. Reptilian Close-up

    Reptilian Close-up

    In this challenge we want to see an *extreme close-up* of a reptiles head. Images must be in…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  26. All The TIME in The World

    All The TIME in The World

    Our Chalenge for our March Avatar is all about that little thing we never seem to have enough o…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  27. Winter Reds

    Winter Reds

    This is for ANY EXTREME CLOSE UP SHOT, as outlined in the rules of the group, of the colour de…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  28. Out With The Old and In With The New

    Out With The Old and In With The New

    This is for ANY EXTREME CLOSE UP SHOT laid down in the rules of the group that has been taken *…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  29. Snow White

    Snow White

    Mini Challenge! Enter +anything+ at all that is WHITE and EXTREMELY CLOSE UP. The +tiniest- sp…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  30. Winner's banner Challenge ($20 RB Voucher)

    Winner's banner Challenge ($20 RB Voucher)

    Create a banner for first place winners of Extreme Close-Ups challenges. Banner must inlcude "…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  31. Ice

    Ice

    As our Northern RB'rs are heading into the darker colder months, we thought it might be fun to …

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  32. Autumn Leaves

    Autumn Leaves

    *Extreme Close up* of an Autumn Leaf or Leaves.

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  33. The Closest Close-Up

    The Closest Close-Up

    A challenge for an EXTREME CLOSE-UP photograph taken at the limit of your current equipment, zo…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  34. Big Cat's

    Big Cat's

    This is a monthly challenge. It is all about capturing the *head/face* *only* of one of the *B…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  35. Heart of the flower

    Heart of the flower

    This is a quickie challenge that is to show the very heart of the flower (any flower). The hear…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  36. Seeing RED! - Extreme Close Ups

    Seeing RED! - Extreme Close Ups

    A Quickie Challenge for *ANYTHING* that is RED and *Extremely Close up!*

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  37. $20 Voucher-October Avatar *FEATURED BANNER* Challenge

    $20 Voucher-October Avatar *FEATURED BANNER* Challenge

    We are wanting a New Banner For our Featured work. This MUST have words of CONGRATULATIONS on, …

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  38. NO Feature Challenge August 28/08/11

    NO Feature Challenge August 28/08/11

    For all that have not had a feature *+IN THIS GROUP ONLY+*

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  39. Orange or Yellow Flowers

    Orange or Yellow Flowers

    Quickie Challenge We would like to see any of your Orange or Yellow Flowers, close up, sharp …

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  40. Spiders Up Close $20 Avatar Challenge

    Spiders Up Close $20 Avatar Challenge

    Some of us find them creepy,some of us find them interesting, some find them down right terrify…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  41. Praying for Mantises

    Praying for Mantises

    There you have it. A quickie challenge all about and for the beautiful (and my favorite) Prayi…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  42. August Challenge Bright and Cheerful Flowers

    August Challenge Bright and Cheerful Flowers

    We want to see all your bright colorful flowers, no Dark colors, Yellow/pink/Red any color t…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  43. Stamen power! Monthly Avatar challenge.

    Stamen power! Monthly Avatar challenge.

    This challenge is on stamens, and only stamens. These photos much be macros like the example u…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  44. Colours & Patterns of a Birds Eye

    Colours & Patterns of a Birds Eye

    This Mini Challenge is looking for those fantastic images of the Birds Eye, showing the colouri…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  45. The Birds!

    The Birds!

    Our First Quickie Challenge for July is for Extremely Close up Images of Birds

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  46. Natures Abstracts Micro Macro Please !

    Natures Abstracts Micro Macro Please !

    Please refer to the image displayed for the type of picture we are looking for for this challen…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  47. * (Insects) Monthly Avatar Challenge May 2011* 20V

    * (Insects) Monthly Avatar Challenge May 2011* 20V

    We looking for any Insect that is *An EXTREME CLOSE-UP*, it can be a *Ladybird,Beetle,Dragonfly…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  48. Butterfly Wings...another quickie!

    Butterfly Wings...another quickie!

    This challenge is all about the wings of butterflies. There are a lot of beautiful patterns an…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  49. The Letter *"M"* ~ May Avatar

    The Letter *"M"* ~ May Avatar

    This is a monthly challenge for the May Avatar. The challenge is for anything that starts wi…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  50. May Challenge Bubbles

    May Challenge Bubbles

    *Where are all your bubble shot,s* lets see them here, small, large, tiny, what ever you choos…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  51. *"Yellow"*

    *"Yellow"*

    A mini challenge of anything *Yellow*. Image *must* abide by the group rules and *must* be a…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  52. +S ... For Spring+

    +S ... For Spring+

    A quickie Challenge to take us through April., ANYTHING that begins with the letter *S*, as lo…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  53. $20 US.  The +A+ Challenge

    $20 US. The +A+ Challenge

    For the May Avatar we want *EXTREMELY CLOSE UP* shots only of anything beginning with the lette…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  54. Finding Fungus .....A Really Quick Challenge enter now :-)

    Finding Fungus .....A Really Quick Challenge enter now :-)

    Don't you just love it when you come across some fungus/mushrooms while you are out taking pict…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  55. April Avatar Featured Banner Challenge

    April Avatar Featured Banner Challenge

    Time for a new Featured Banner for the group, we only do this a couple of times a year so get y…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  56. Crusty Rust

    Crusty Rust

    Rust is everywhere, and at times not in places we want. So lets put up some photos of rust. I…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  57. Quick Challenge Water Water every where

    Quick Challenge Water Water every where

    Lets see all your water images, let it be rivers, streams, droplets, bubbles, as long as the ma…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  58. Feathers and Water

    Feathers and Water

    On this challenge, the photo will have a drop or drops of water on a feather. The photo must b…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  59. "H" is for "Humour"

    "H" is for "Humour"

    A somewhat different mini challenge this time, we would like to see your best 'Extreme Close-Up…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  60. SMALL Pets.

    SMALL Pets.

    A Quickie Challenge showing us Extremely Close up Shots of any SMALL Pet, *No DOGS or CATS* thi…

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  61. Stamens ...The Life Inside

    Stamens ...The Life Inside

    This is a quickie challenge, all images must be the stamens of flowers,any flower but it must h…

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  62. New Year Challenge Birds $20-00 voucher

    New Year Challenge Birds $20-00 voucher

    Birds in Flight or not in Flight, any Bird that you like, try to make it as Colorful as Possibl…

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  63. Another quickie, "Fire and Ice"

    Another quickie, "Fire and Ice"

    These are to be close ups of either fire or ice, you choose. There are a lot of cool patterns …

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  64. 'A' is for.................................(A quickie Challenge)

    'A' is for.................................(A quickie Challenge)

    A spur of the moment challenge starting today, of any Extreme Close-Up photograph with the subj…

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  65. Avatar Challenge Banner Challenge !

    Avatar Challenge Banner Challenge !

    We want to see your best design for our new Top Ten Challenge Banner !! MUST HAVE TEXT idea …

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  66. EXTREME CLOSE UP'S WILD,TAME CATS

    EXTREME CLOSE UP'S WILD,TAME CATS

    Wild or Tame cats, caged or free, example: Lions,Tigers,leopard's,Panther's Cheetah's, Tabby's…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  67. Going To Seed!

    Going To Seed!

    New Monthly Challenge for the November Avatar- we want-*Photographs only*- *Extremely Close up*…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  68. From Cream to Soft Yellow

    From Cream to Soft Yellow

    Show us your *Extreme Close ups* of Flowers Only- ranging from soft creams (not white) to soft …

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  69. Of Damsel's and Dragons

    Of Damsel's and Dragons

    Lets see your best close up image of either a damsel fly or a dragonfly,this is for our October…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  70. Butterflies

    Butterflies

    Our quickie challenge is for your best and brightest Butterflies- Only Stipulation is they must…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  71. Frogs and Toads Up Close

    Frogs and Toads Up Close

    We want to see some close up shots of our slimey or warty little friends :-)

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  72. We're In A Blue Mood (Well not really)

    We're In A Blue Mood (Well not really)

    This mini Challenge is for anything of an *Extreme Close-Up* nature that is *"Blue"*. Your i…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  73. *S* for Summer!!

    *S* for Summer!!

    Summer here in Europe- but this is for everyone- an extremely close up shot of *ANYTHING* begin…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  74. Transport Close Up ! Refer to cover image for maximum distance ! Please Read Guidelines

    Transport Close Up ! Refer to cover image for maximum distance ! Please Read Gui…

    Any form of transport close up..car, truck,plane,bike,cart,tram,train, motorbike, if you can r…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  75. *Features Banner*  Challenge! (Win a US$20 Voucher)

    *Features Banner* Challenge! (Win a US$20 Voucher)

    Your very best *Extremely Close Up* Photograph- of Absolutely Anything as our New Features Bann…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  76. Strawberries and Cream

    Strawberries and Cream

    A quickie challenge in the Group of *anything* so long as it is *extremely close up* and must h…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  77. Circuitry

    Circuitry

    This challenge is going to be all about circuit boards. As close and detailed as you can get i…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  78. Winged Insects June Avatar Challenge $20 RB Voucher !

    Winged Insects June Avatar Challenge $20 RB Voucher !

    A challenge for all our winged insect friends, it could be a bee a butterfly maybe a beetle eve…

    Closed over 6 years ago

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  79. Watch The Birdie...

    Watch The Birdie...

    Let us see Photographs (only) of your Close Up Bird Shots. The Example by Kristina is to show …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  80. Your Very Best Extreme Close-Up

    Your Very Best Extreme Close-Up

    This challenge is for our May Avatar. This is for only your very best extreme close-up image …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  81. Pond Life!

    Pond Life!

    The Challenge is for *Extremely Close-up* Shots of *ANY* living Pond Life- Frogs/Toads -Plants …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  82. Lichen/Moss Challenge

    Lichen/Moss Challenge

    Something different for you to try A little Moss or Lichen of kind Green or Brown or red besi…

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  83.  Tree Bark Close Up

    Tree Bark Close Up

    Lets see all the fascinating patterns and shapes in the bark of the tree's.... must be close up…

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  84. Window to the soul,  for April Avatar

    Window to the soul, for April Avatar

    I know we have done an eye challenge, but on this challenge I want them closer, so close that w…

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  85. SUN  Flowers!

    SUN Flowers!

    We want to see *Extremely Close Up* shots of *ANY Sunny YELLOW* Flowers!

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  86. In Your Face !!

    In Your Face !!

    A challenge for a close up of anything to do with the face, can be human animal or insect !! …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  87. Flower Bugs

    Flower Bugs

    We want a close up of a flower *with* an insect/bug

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  88. Lovely Leaves!

    Lovely Leaves!

    Close Ups of a Leaf or Leaves - showing as much natural colour and detail as possible!

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  89. The February Avatar Challenge

    The February Avatar Challenge

    A challenge for your favourite image in extreme close up... something you think represents the …

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  90. Beetle Beauties

    Beetle Beauties

    Heading into the xmas period l thought it might be fun to pay hommage to our little beetle budd…

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  91. Liquid passion

    Liquid passion

    This challenge is going to be based around water. I want water drops, water splats, colored wa…

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  92. "BLUE"

    "BLUE"

    This challenge is for 'ANYTHING BLUE', whether it be a footprint worked on or a shot in the oce…

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  93. The Colours Of Autumn.

    The Colours Of Autumn.

    We want to see *Extreme Close Ups* of Flowers or Leaves in Autumn Colours in any one or all of …

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  94. A Single Feather........ {NO BIRD SHOTS JUST A FEATHER !! }

    A Single Feather........ {NO BIRD SHOTS JUST A FEATHER !! }

    A challenge for a single feather as soft or as deatiled as you like , any type of feather you w…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  95. TUTTI FRUITY!

    TUTTI FRUITY!

    Pictures of Fruit- whole/sliced etc. - in bowls-on tree,ground-wherever- only stipulation is it…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  96. Those faces, those Spider faces!

    Those faces, those Spider faces!

    This challenge is for those close and personal photos of your favorite spider's face. Only tho…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  97. Extreme Close-Up of an Animals Eye

    Extreme Close-Up of an Animals Eye

    This Challenge is for an *extreme close-up of an eye* of any of our *four legged friends*, be i…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  98. Its All White! Extreme Close Ups!

    Its All White! Extreme Close Ups!

    White- ALL white flowers-(Not cream or coloured tints) the very centre can be another colour-t…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  99.  Wasp's, Bee's and Hovers Only Please !!

    Wasp's, Bee's and Hovers Only Please !!

    As the title suggests this is a challenge for our little friends with stinging defence ! Pl…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  100. The Very Heart of the Flower

    The Very Heart of the Flower

    We want to see the very heart of the flower, centers , stamens but must be as close as possible…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  101. Purely Pink Petals!

    Purely Pink Petals!

    Photographs of PINK Flowers- obviously showing off their petals (Clearly) - as long as they ar…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  102. Bug Eyed !

    Bug Eyed !

    This is the first of our fun Challenges for August and is for images as the title suggests of e…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  103. Droplets {August Avatar Challenge}

    Droplets {August Avatar Challenge}

    Welcome to the August Avatar Challenge for the most beautiful Droplets, it can be as simplistic…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  104. SMALL AND RUSTY -CLOSE UP!

    SMALL AND RUSTY -CLOSE UP!

    *Starting Sunday 12th July to Saturday 18th July- voting starts on the 19th July for one week*

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  105. Food Glorious Food

    Food Glorious Food

    Food, glorious food! Hot sausage and mustard! While we're in the mood -- Cold jelly and cus…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  106. Part Flower Close Up!!!

    Part Flower Close Up!!!

    Challenge for part/section of a flower, dead or alive - be it half the face- just petals, stame…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  107. All For Butterflies !

    All For Butterflies !

    Welcome to the 'All Butterfly' challenge, we have promised you their own shot in the spotlight …

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  108. Insects,Bugs and Creepie Crawlies

    Insects,Bugs and Creepie Crawlies

    This Challenge is for EXTREME CLOSE - UP SHOTS ONLY - of all insects, bugs and creepie crawlie…

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  109. Extreme Close up-of the very heart of a flower

    Extreme Close up-of the very heart of a flower

    This challenge is for images showing the extreme close-up of the very heart of any flower, but …

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  110. Extreme Close-Ups of BIRDS

    Extreme Close-Ups of BIRDS

    _This challenge is for your best Extreme Close-ups of our fine feathered_ _friends. It can be a…

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  111. Extreme Close-Ups in the RED

    Extreme Close-Ups in the RED

    This challenge is for extreme close-ups of anything to do with the colour red, this could be an…

    Closed about 8 years ago

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  112. Closest Close-Up

    Closest Close-Up

    This challenge is looking for that really special, closest of close-ups. This may be anything …

    Closed over 8 years ago

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