Abstract Impressionism in Nature (Macro Photos of shapes & textures)

Colours and textures in nature that leave an impression of something other than what it is!

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  1. Something Green

    Something Green

    For April's Challenge we'd like a beautiful abstract green image from nature. Image must have 7…

    Closed almost 2 years ago

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  2. Macro Palm Tree Bark

    Macro Palm Tree Bark

    So lets see your beautiful macro photos of Palm tree Bark. *Please submit to group before ente…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  3. Macro Sand Textures & Patterns

    Macro Sand Textures & Patterns

    Show us your best *Macro* photo of the beautiful textures and patterns that can be found in san…

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  4. Patterns in Water

    Patterns in Water

    Show us your best closeup or macro water patterns/textures. Image must be submitted to group f…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  5. Dead Wood

    Dead Wood

    For this challenge we want your best image of dead wood, not the whole branch or log, just a se…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  6. Your Featured Image - Short Challenge

    Your Featured Image - Short Challenge

    Enter a recent image of yours suitable for this group, that has been featured, either in this g…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  7. SPRING

    SPRING

    To celebrate Spring (Northern Hemisphere) Please enter your images from the group that to you b…

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  8. Abstract Macro Animal Shape in Nature

    Abstract Macro Animal Shape in Nature

    For this challenge we'd like to see a macro image in nature which has the shape of an animal in…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  9. Hidden Faces in Nature

    Hidden Faces in Nature

    Fun Challenge...show us your macro photos with a hidden face or portrait. We had a challenge l…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  10. YOUR BEST IMAGE FROM 2012 - LAST VOUCHER CHALLENGE

    YOUR BEST IMAGE FROM 2012 - LAST VOUCHER CHALLENGE

    Sadly this will be the last voucher challenge. RB will no longer be donating them for our grou…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  11. Christmas Challenge - Members only

    Christmas Challenge - Members only

    For December we'd like to see your abstract macro nature image that has a christmas feel to it.…

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  12. Abstract Macro Ice

    Abstract Macro Ice

    For November we would like your best and most beautiful shot of macro ice. Found in a lake, ri…

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  13. Natural Straight Lines in Nature

    Natural Straight Lines in Nature

    Must be accepted into group before entering challenge. For October we'd like to see your beaut…

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  14. Natural Macro Cracks in Nature

    Natural Macro Cracks in Nature

    For September we would like to see your best artistic macro photo of cracks in nature. Image m…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  15. Macro Nature - Something with Yellow

    Macro Nature - Something with Yellow

    *FIRSTLY...entries must meet group guidelines and be accepted into the group. MEMBERS ONLY.* …

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  16. Macro Wavy Lines in Nature

    Macro Wavy Lines in Nature

    For July we'd like to see wavy lines in nature in macro, Image must be submitted to group for …

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  17. Abstract Natures Water Reflections

    Abstract Natures Water Reflections

    For June we want your best and most beautiful macro water abstract reflections of *NATURES SHAP…

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  18. YOUR VERY BEST NATURE MACRO

    YOUR VERY BEST NATURE MACRO

    For May we would like to see, what you think, is your very best and most favourite macro shot. …

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  19. Natural Macro Horizontal Lines

    Natural Macro Horizontal Lines

    For April, we are looking for beautiful horizontal lines in nature. Macro, of course, hopefull…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  20. Macro Textures from Driftwood

    Macro Textures from Driftwood

    For March, we'd like to see your best shot of the beautiful textures found in Driftwood or perh…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  21. Macro Natures Textures

    Macro Natures Textures

    For February we'd like to see some really beautiful macro textures found in nature. Please sub…

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  22. Beautiful Macro Sand

    Beautiful Macro Sand

    A little late this month but no worries, lets get moving!!! We like to see your best macro sa…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  23. Macro Beautiful Browns & Beige $20 RB Voucher Prize

    Macro Beautiful Browns & Beige $20 RB Voucher Prize

    For December, we'd like macro photos from nature of beautiful browns, creams and beige. Please…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  24. Abstract Macro Moss on Bark Challenge

    Abstract Macro Moss on Bark Challenge

    For November we are looking for beautiful macro photos of patterns and textures of moss growing…

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  25. Abstract Macro's from Shallow Creeks or Rivers

    Abstract Macro's from Shallow Creeks or Rivers

    For October we'd like to see a macro photo taken from a shallow creek or river. So water that …

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  26. Macro Hot Rocks  ($20 RB Voucher)

    Macro Hot Rocks ($20 RB Voucher)

    For September we would like to see your best macro photo of rocks/stones in warm tones, *MAINLY…

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  27. Macro Ice Abstracts  $20 RB Voucher Prize

    Macro Ice Abstracts $20 RB Voucher Prize

    For August, we'd like to see images of macro ice abstracts found in nature, no plants, flowers…

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  28. Macro Blue Grey and White Textures in Nature

    Macro Blue Grey and White Textures in Nature

    For July we'd like to see some beautiful textures in nature, macro of course, in the shades of …

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  29. Abstract Macro Illusions

    Abstract Macro Illusions

    For our June challenge, we would like your best image of something in macro in nature that at f…

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  30. Macro Rock Art

    Macro Rock Art

    Show us your very best and most beautiful macro rock image, We want an artistic composition, s…

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  31. Tapestry in Bark (created by insects)

    Tapestry in Bark (created by insects)

    For April we are looking for beautiful designs and textures in macro, *CREATED BY INSECTS on th…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  32. Macro Abstract Landscape/Seascape from Nature

    Macro Abstract Landscape/Seascape from Nature

    Now March's challenge, is going to be a REAL challenge. We want you to find an abstract miniat…

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  33. Unusual Macro Tree Bark

    Unusual Macro Tree Bark

    So for February, we're after a macro photo of unusual tree bark, so don't forget to enter your …

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  34. BEAUTIFUL MACRO ICE *OR* SAND PATTERNS

    BEAUTIFUL MACRO ICE *OR* SAND PATTERNS

    Some parts of the world are in winter with ice and snow and other parts its hot and sticky and …

    Closed about 6 years ago

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  35. Natural Macro Textures in Orange

    Natural Macro Textures in Orange

    For our December challenge, we would like to see some lovely orange colours with textures. *Mus…

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  36. Beautiful Cool Rocks in Macro

    Beautiful Cool Rocks in Macro

    For our November Challenge we would like shots of really beautiful macro rocks with shades of b…

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  37. Macro Dead Wood Patterns & Textures  $20 RB Voucher

    Macro Dead Wood Patterns & Textures $20 RB Voucher

    We would like you to find some beautiful old dead trees or wood in their natural state and capt…

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  38. Abstract Macro Leaf....but not looking like a leaf

    Abstract Macro Leaf....but not looking like a leaf

    So your image must not at first look like a leaf, so very abstract, but on closer examination y…

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  39. Abstract Macro Black and White

    Abstract Macro Black and White

    We'd like to see your best image of anything abstract in nature black and white, macro or close…

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  40. Macro Raindrops on Spider Webs

    Macro Raindrops on Spider Webs

    Something a little different, magical and so beautiful.....we'd like to see your macro photos o…

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  41. SMOOTH as SILK Tree Bark

    SMOOTH as SILK Tree Bark

    Ok, a short fun challenge, lets see what you have in the macro "Smooth Tree Bark" category. (a …

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  42. EXTREME MACRO TEXTURES

    EXTREME MACRO TEXTURES

    This month, we are after some really *rough EXTREME textures* with a beautiful composition. Su…

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  43. Water Reflections - Abstract US$20 Prize Voucher

    Water Reflections - Abstract US$20 Prize Voucher

    Our challenge for the month of June is an artistic and creative *MACRO or CLOSE UP PHOTO* of ab…

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  44. SO VERY ABSTRACT  May Challenge $20 RB Voucher

    SO VERY ABSTRACT May Challenge $20 RB Voucher

    Your best Abstract Nature Macro art, so abstract that its difficult to tell what the subject is…

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  45. Beautiful Lichen in Macro $20 RB Voucher Prize

    Beautiful Lichen in Macro $20 RB Voucher Prize

    For our April Challenge, we want to see some beautiful colors and patterns in lichen, found in …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  46. Rock Blues in Macro $20RB Voucher Prize

    Rock Blues in Macro $20RB Voucher Prize

    Our Challenge for March is a macro photo of a small section of a much larger rock with a tinge …

    Closed almost 7 years ago

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  47. Macro Horizontal lines in Nature $20 RB Voucher (Feb)

    Macro Horizontal lines in Nature $20 RB Voucher (Feb)

    We want to see *obvious horizontal lines* in nature, in bark, rocks or very large leaves (only …

    Closed about 7 years ago

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  48. Macro Natural Rock Textures $20 RB Voucher

    Macro Natural Rock Textures $20 RB Voucher

    Enter your best Natural rock macro for this challenge, must have lots of textures or patterns. …

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  49. "Aerial View " (Organic Macro shots)

    "Aerial View " (Organic Macro shots)

    Next challenge is for a abstract macro photo that looks like an aerial view of the planet, writ…

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  50. Abstract Macro Landscape  $20 RB Voucher prize)

    Abstract Macro Landscape $20 RB Voucher prize)

    We'd like you to take a macro shot in nature that looks like an abstract landscape painting. T…

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  51. Pretty Pine Tree Bark

    Pretty Pine Tree Bark

    A macro photo taken from the bark of a Pine Tree, I'd like to see some lovely textures and patt…

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  52. Patterns in Palm Tree Bark

    Patterns in Palm Tree Bark

    Your best macro shot of a pattern taken from the bark of a Palm tree.

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  53. Gorgeous Green Macro

    Gorgeous Green Macro

    *Macro* photos of the colour green in nature. Must be at least 50% green! Abstract of course,…

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  54. Warmth

    Warmth

    Macro photos of the colours of warmth in nature. Reds, orange yellow and browns. These colours…

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  55. Macro Bark Textures in Black and White

    Macro Bark Textures in Black and White

    Aseyesee, has suggested a black and white photography challenge. So if this goes well we might…

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  56. Cracks in Nature

    Cracks in Nature

    Macro photograph of cracks in nature, rocks, bark, earth, mud or clay....see what we can dig u…

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  57. Miniature Landscape in Bark or Stone

    Miniature Landscape in Bark or Stone

    Lets now see how keen your eyes are. Can you find a small abstract landscape in the bark of a…

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  58. Macro Sand Patterns in Nature

    Macro Sand Patterns in Nature

    This challenge is about capturing abstract designs and patterns in sand in NATURE created by th…

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  59. Abstract Ice & Snow (Macro)

    Abstract Ice & Snow (Macro)

    This challenge is about capturing abstract art found in ice and snow. *RULES:* 1. You have t…

    Closed almost 8 years ago

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  60. Dead Wood (Macro only)

    Dead Wood (Macro only)

    This challenge is about capturing abstract art made by splits and cracks found in dead trees …

    Closed about 8 years ago

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  61. Earth Exposed

    Earth Exposed

    This challenge is about the ground under your feet. In particular, soil, dirt and clay. So yo…

    Closed about 8 years ago

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  62. Underneath the Bark

    Underneath the Bark

    This challenge is for a macro photo taken after peeling away the bark from a tree, revealing so…

    Closed about 8 years ago

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  63. Hidden Faces

    Hidden Faces

    Our first challenge using the RB system. So here goes. A macro photograph in nature that is a…

    Closed about 8 years ago

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