Extreme Close-Ups

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

Extreme Close-Ups of BIRDS

This challenge closed about 8 years ago.

The Challenge

This challenge is for your best Extreme Close-ups of our fine feathered friends. It can be any sort of bird from an eagle to a duck, a hawk to a chicken.
The image MUST be of an EXTREME CLOSE_UP’s nature
Works may be altered slightly to enhance the shot, but not to excess.
Any image that the does not fit this criteria will be rejected,
with or without reason

Judging / Voting Criteria

The voting conducted at the end of the challenge will be for the very best, very close up shot

Rewards & Prizes

The winner will be our new Avatar for a month

Additional Information

All members of the Extreme Close-Ups Group, including the group hosts are allowed to enter the challenge as voting is done by all members

Cover Image: Who's a pretty boy then ? by Clive


The Top Ten

Eye contact by momleeb

Eye contact by momleeb was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 16 votes.

  • Eagle Eye by CinB
  • Cob by Wulfrunnut
  • Having a Bad Day by Marie Terry
  • The Shrieker by noffi
  • Deep In Thought by akaurora
  • Red by flyfish70
  • Pink face, black foot... by Gili Orr
  • BARN OWL - Tyto alba by Magriet Meintjes

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