Extreme Close-Ups

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

All For Butterflies !

This challenge closed over 7 years ago.

The Challenge

Welcome to the ‘All Butterfly’ challenge, we have promised you their own shot in the spotlight so lets get to it, lets see all those lovely close up shots of our fluttery friends

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please make sure your picture is a close up shot,we can appreciate that some peoples macro is not going to be as close as the next persons but the closer the better ! we want to see as much detail as you can possibly capture from the whole butterfly to feelers , little hairs, markings etc

Rewards & Prizes

You are competing for the honor of being the groups Avatar for the month of June, you will also have your picture featured as a card on the Groups homepage and will be our featured artist for June ! Good luck everyone have fun, and we look forward to viewing your entries !

Additional Information

Please note anything that is not a butterfly will be immediately removed !! Moths will be excepted but they also need to be as close as possible !

Cover Image: Flutterby Brightly by handprintz


The Top Ten

At peace by Lover1969

At peace by Lover1969 was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 14 votes.

  • Pretty Skirt by Karen Scrimes
  • Blue butterfly by Frevik
  • Lacewing by Brian Haslam
  • Flower Cafe by AlexMac
  • this orange taste better with you here... by Ruby  Pen
  • My Painted Lady  by Judy Grant
  • Papillio Ulysses 4 by robmac
  • just hanging about by kellimays
  • Transparent Butterfly  (Glasswing) by jdmphotography

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