Extreme Close-Ups - Macro Photography only

Macro Images taken with a Camera using a Macro Lens or Equivalent


This challenge closed almost 7 years ago.

The Challenge

Our quickie challenge is for your best and brightest Butterflies- Only Stipulation is they must be EXTREMELY CLOSE-UP

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for as many as you wish-but please keep it fair-no toting for votes.

Rewards & Prizes

The Winner will have their Avatar and the winning Photo on The Groups Home Page! Bragging rights for all Top Ten.

Additional Information

All pictures to be submitted to the group BEFORE putting in the Challenge – If they are not in the group they will be rejected along with any Butterflies that are Not in Our opinion Extremely close shots!

Cover Image: Gossamer Wings! by naturelover


The Top Ten


GLASSWING BUTTERFLY FEEDING ON NECTAR by Johan Nijenhuis was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 9 votes.

  • Rest Stop by Ann  Van Breemen
  • twins by Manon Boily
  • Superfly by kibishipaul
  • Pastel by Lois  Bryan
  • Papillon de Printemps by Jean-Pierre Ducondi
  •   Day Dreaming by Eugenio
  • Red-spotted Purple Butterfly by Michele Markley
  • Monarch on a Thistle by mikrin
  • Glasswing by IngridSonja

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