Extreme Close-Ups

Images taken with a Camera using a Macro Lens or Equivalent”

Big Cat's

This challenge closed over 4 years ago.

The Challenge

This is a monthly challenge.
It is all about capturing the head/face only of one of the Big Cats.
Example: Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Cheetah, Cougar, etc.
It MUST be of a BIG CAT.
Small and domestic cats are not permitted in the challenge and will be removed without reason.

See to the right of what we expect in the challenge.
Must be no more of the Big Cat showing than what you see in the example.

If you do not have a Big Cat in your house, try the local zoo.

Judging / Voting Criteria

PLEASE keep the voting fair and without touting for votes, everyone deserves the same chances as every one else.
Voting will be for two weeks at the end of the two week entry period.

Rewards & Prizes

$20 voucher will be awarded to the winner. All others will have braging rights.
All will receive a banner

Additional Information

Please abide by the rules of this challenge.
All entries will be carefully monitored, and if they are not suited to the challenge they will be removed

Cover Image: Tuan the Magnificent by Denzil


The Top Ten

Lion at Sunset by Macky

Lion at Sunset by Macky was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 10 votes.

  • Ready to Strike by Mark Lee
  • ~Clouded Leopard~ by a~m .
  • Tiger's face by Maureen Clark
  • Tiger Scent by Kelly Robinson
  • White Heat by ☼Laughing Bones☾
  • Sleepy. by Taylor Wedemeyer
  • Snow Leopard portrait by buttonpresser
  • Lioness II by Josie Eldred
  • Animal Magnetism by Renee Hubbard Fine Art Photography

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