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Eye Contact (Animals with BOTH Eyes Looking Directly into the Camera Lens) Only THREE IMAGES PER DAY PLEASE!

A group for images of animals/birds with BOTH EYES looking directly at you, the photographer. Please NO insects/arachnids.

Eye Contact With.. The Big 5

This challenge closed about 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinoceros, Buffalo.
All shots must have direct eye contact with the lens of your camera, and show both eyes of the animal.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite of the 5 hardest to hunt animals in Africa.

Rewards & Prizes

Top entry will be featured

Cover Image: Lion Staredown by Walt Conklin


The Top Ten

Lion Cub by Nickolay Stanev

Lion Cub by Nickolay Stanev was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 16 votes.

  • If looks could kill..... by Macky
  • S I N C E R I T Y by Lisa G. Putman
  • Cape Water Buffola by Dennis Stewart
  • Ranshan the Snow Leopard by SWEEPER
  • Contented by Terence Russell
  • Warning 2 by Peter Denness
  • Pinks by Blurto
  • Big Cat Stare by Daniel Attema
  • CAT EYES by mlynnd

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  1. "Mom and Baby Looking At Me"

    "Mom and Baby Looking At Me"

    Let's see images of BOTH MOM and BABY looking directly at you, the photographer, for this chal…

    Entries close and voting starts 3 days from now

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  1. "Here, Piggy, Piggy"

    "Here, Piggy, Piggy"

    Let's see PIGS (Domestic or Wild) with BOTH EYES looking at you, the photographer, for this…

    Voting ends 2 days from now