The Close-Up Photography Awards that celebrates and showcases close-up, macro, and microphotography, has just announced its winners and finalists. The overall Close-up Photographer of the Year award was won by a French photographer Galice Hoarau for his image of an eel larva, captured off the island of Lembeh, Indonesia. Other stunning winners include spiders, geckos, flowers, and other magnificent shots.
The competition comprised of seven categories—Animals, Insects, Plants and Fungi, Intimate Landscape, Manmade World, Young (for creatives under 17), and Micro (for photographs taken with a microscope).
The 100 winners were chosen from more than 6,000 entries that came from 52 countries from around the globe. Scroll down below to see the selection of the best shots and tell us what you think of them in the comment section!
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