Closeups in Nature (1 per day Limit) NO DOMESTIC or FARM ANIMALS

Nature Photography, up close (no spiders; minimum man-made)

2013 Image of the Year - BY INVITATION ONLY

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

*This challenge is to award the best capture of the year as voted by you. The eligible entrants will be the winners of the monthly FEATURE challenge and the Top Ten Winners in the FEATURE challenge. An invitation will be forwarded by way of a comment on the eligible image to the respective artist. *

Judging / Voting Criteria

Simple just vote for your favourite photo with respect to clarity, composition and technique

Rewards & Prizes

The winning shot will be featured on our group front page for 2014, be the groups avatar for 2014 as well as a Winner Banner, kudos and backslapping. Top Ten entrants will receive a Top Ten Banner. In addition you will receive kudos, hi fives and backslapping from your fellow artists.

Additional Information

The entry must be by invitation ONLY otherwise it will be removed without notice. In the case of Joint Winners a followup challenge will be created and run. NOTE: Only one image per artist for this challenge is permitted.

Cover Image: Blue tit by M S Photograph...

Completed

The Top Ten

Silver Eye....Looking at the world from another angle...........! by Roy  Massicks

Silver Eye....Looking at the world from another angle...........! by Roy Massicks was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 5 votes.

  • Chicory by Sheri Nye
  • Nature's Dazzling Colors by autumnwind
  • Double Take! by dilouise
  • Blue tit - I by Peter Wiggerman
  • Red Squirrel  by kaotic-shell
  • Cotton-Top Tamarin by Ian English
  • Shasta daisy after morning rain by Celeste Mookherjee
  • Colibri - My Summer Visitor by Jola Martysz
  • Green Tree Frog by v-something

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