Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) is a celebration of close-up, macro, and microphotography. A global competition was created to showcase images that help us see the world anew. Over 9,000 pictures from 55 countries were entered this year across the nine categories. Continue reading »
As a boy, my main interest in nature was finding the tallest tree to climb,” says the British photographer Levon Biss. However, after travelling the world, his curiosity shifted to nature’s most minuscule structures. Continue reading »
Wildlife camera and drone operator Josh Forwood shot a fascinating series of close-up portraits of bees that “show how very different they all look.” Continue reading »
Close-ups, play on fabrics, fashionable creations… Alisa Karin’s Instagram account is light, sensual and fun. By placing women – and more precisely their mouth – at the heart of her compositions, the 22-year-old photographer plays with the diktat of the male gaze by diverting its codes. Continue reading »
Close-up Photographer of the Year is an international competition celebrating the best close-up, macro and micro photography from the bountiful ecosystems across planet Earth. Established in 2018, the competition’s inaugural winners are an intimate delight of close-up captures guaranteed to make you awe in amazement.
First in the animals section and overall winner of the competition was this shot of an eel larva off the coast of Indonesia during a blackwater dive. (Photo by Galice Hoarau/Close Up Photographer of the Year 2020) Continue reading »
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) has created an eye-popping new photo showing a 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV disintegrating with its individual components exploding in all directions. Here’s what’s crazy: Oefner actually photographed the $2 million car, spending nearly 2 years shooting and stitching the parts. Continue reading »