Mood & Ambi(e)nce - Strictly Photos / ( No need to enter images in the group for the challenges)

Art with a great sense of mood and ambiance. Unique and awe-inspiring lighting, perspective and overall ideas are encouraged! Think MOOD!

Creepy Bugs

This challenge closed almost 7 years ago.

The Challenge

Enter your best photo featuring any insect that is ‘creepy’ or unsettling in some way.

Judging / Voting Criteria


Rewards & Prizes


Additional Information

*"t’s about time we started to take photography seriously and treat it as a hobby."

- Elliott Erwitt*

Cover Image: "As I said to Alice ..." by Trish Meyer


The Top Ten

Before The Butterfly 2 by Jacinthe Brault

Before The Butterfly 2 by Jacinthe Brault was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 11 votes.

  • Monster Mantis Munches Metropolis! by Gayle Dolinger
  • Watching You! by Edge-of-dreams
  • Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar by Linda Costello Hinchey
  • Nature's capriccio by Amaya Solozabal
  • Common wasp close-up by Gabor Pozsgai
  • Praying Mantis vs. Grasshopper by WorldDesign
  • Common dog tick by George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)
  • Do not cross me!!!! by Yool
  • Redback Spider by Arek Rainczuk

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