Extreme Close-Ups

Closed for vacation. Photography only - Images taken with a Camera using a Macro Lens or Equivalent

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

This challenge closed about 7 years ago.

The Challenge

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

Please stay clear of the sting in the rear ! We want you alive to see your image posted here !

So anyone with allergic reaction we would prefer you use a long lens for a little less interaction !

So show us what you’ve got ,heads,tails,wings the lot
But please make sure its close or it will quickly be removed by your smiling host’s !.

So now l have finished my witty prose
We are looking forward to seeing how this challenge goes ! :-))

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please vote for 2 to five of your favourite images

Rewards & Prizes

Featured Artist and Featured Print on the Groups Homepage, accolades from your Hosts and fellow bubblers,the joy of knowing you are a winner in our fabulous group !!

Additional Information

Make sure you image is excepted into the group before submitting for challenge
We only want to see wasps and bee’s and hovers in this challenge as close as your camera allows and that does’nt mean three feet away! , and l don’t want to be funny but this does not mean every other insect in the spectrum, we do not want to be having to spend time removing other insects,this is a big group to maintain please help us out by sticking to the guidelines :-))

Cover Image: B' Double ! by hereforfun


The Top Ten

Greedy Bee by Bevellee

Greedy Bee by Bevellee was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 18 votes.

  • Macro Bee by joannemaree
  • Somethings Bee-n Here Bee-fore Me! by naturelover
  • Honey Bee on Lavendar by Marie Terry
  • Luke, I am......your father! by Tara Lemana
  • Do not come closer.... by Yool
  • Where to now? by EvaMarIza
  • Bee VII by Tom Newman
  • Buzzzzzzz by Jenny Dean
  • Honey Bee by Erik Schlogl

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