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

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

JANUARY Feature Challenge

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This month we are running a challenge for any work that has been featured in the month of JANUARY 2014, so if you receive the Closeups feature banner on your work during JANUARY 2014 you may enter the challenge

Judging / Voting Criteria

Simple just vote for your favourite photo

Rewards & Prizes

The winning shot will be featured on our group front page for the rest of the year and a Winner Banner, Top Ten entrants will also receive a Top Ten Banner. In addition you will receive kudos, hi fives and backslapping from your fellow artists. All Top Ten Challenge Winners will be eligible for the Image of the Year Challenge.

Additional Information

The entry must be featured during the month of JANUARY 2014 otherwise it will be removed. In addition, the winner of the previous months challenge will be used as an Avatar for the current Feature Challenge.In the case of Joint Winners up to 3 Joint winners will be accepted. If there are more than three the group the host will nominate the final three winners. The hosts decision is final

Cover Image: Blue tit - I by Peter Wiggerman

Completed

The Top Ten

In the Thicket by TeresaB

In the Thicket by TeresaB was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 4 votes.

  • Heron watching for fish by Celeste Mookherjee
  • Grasshopper by Evelyn Laeschke
  • Kingfisher - I by Peter Wiggerman
  • Melting Ice on a Red Berry by Gilda Axelrod
  • Purple blooms by Elena Skvortsova
  • Monarch by PhotosByHealy
  • Daffodil Dreams by hummingbirds
  • Portrait of a Redbird by Mary Carol Story
  • Cymbals: Percussion... The Energy of Passion by paintingsheep

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  1. Lots of Birds

    Lots of Birds

    Challenge here is for *LOTS OF BIRDS* On the ground, in the water, in the air, any birds provi…

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  2. FROGS

    FROGS

    Frogs, any sort - single or many Please make sure that your challenge entry is in the group'…

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  3. On Safari

    On Safari

    Let us see animals that you might find on safari if you are using animals in a zoo please do n…

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  4. Butterflies

    Butterflies

    Butterflies or moths Please make sure that your challenge entry is in the group's gallery …

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  5. FISH

    FISH

    All about fish, single, multiples Please make sure that your challenge entry is in the group…

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  6. Babies - Animal or Birds

    Babies - Animal or Birds

    Baby animal or baby bird (no humans) Please make sure that your challenge entry is in the gr…

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