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Extreme Close-Ups

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

Spiders Up Close $20 Avatar Challenge

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Some of us find them creepy,some of us find them interesting, some find them down right terrifying ,but know matter what you think of the humble spider it has its place on the planet and truth be told is more scared of us than us of them, so for this challenge get brave and showcase the beauty of the spider from an extreme close up perspective !

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for 1 or more of your favs

Rewards & Prizes

$20 voucher, avatar till the next challenge,featured image and artist on the groups HP

Additional Information

Please make sure your image IS A SPIDER , it is close up and is entered in to the group, if the rules are not adhered the image will be removed even if it happens to get up and win the challenge, we cannot be chasing images that do not fit the criteria, it is your responsibility to READ the guidelines before entering !

Cover Image: Garden Beast VI by Ken Boxsell


The Top Ten

Don't Stare by patcheah

Don't Stare by patcheah was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 9 votes.

  • Spidy © by Dawn M. Becker
  • EDNA by Neil Ross
  • Jumping Spider by Macky
  • Golden Orb Spider by Liz Worth
  • Bug OFF! by sillyfrog
  • Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans) by Charles Perniciaro
  • Lightweaver by kibishipaul
  • Up close and personal by Adrian Ross-New
  • Desperate Spider by vasu

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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…

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