Extreme Close-Ups

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

Stamen power! Monthly Avatar challenge.

This challenge closed almost 6 years ago.

The Challenge

This challenge is on stamens, and only stamens. These photos much be macros like the example used for this challenge. Photos may have all of the stamens, but they must be a macro.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote on the one you think is best!

Rewards & Prizes

20$ voucher plus bragging rights

Additional Information

Any photo not following the rules will be removed. Remember, Macro only, I should not see photos of full or even half flowers, only the stamens.

Cover Image: Beautiful Lily III by vbk70


The Top Ten

One Single Stamen: Spiderwort by paintingsheep

One Single Stamen: Spiderwort by paintingsheep was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 10 votes.

  • Cats Whiskers. by Jenny Dean
  • Pink Lolly Tongues by Edge-of-dreams
  • Anatomy of the Day Lily  by mikrin
  • Hibiscus in macro by missmoneypenny
  • VIII by Damienne Bingham
  • Anemone Beauty by IngridSonja
  • Blue Brazen by Rebecca Eldridge
  • Orange Hibiscus by D. D.AMO
  • Gladi - the cross-eyed bear by mooksool

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