24 close-up photos that show the hidden beauty of nature

Published Oct 19 2020 at 9:09 PM GMT
  • There's beauty to be found in all areas of the natural world " especially when you take a close look.
  • This was highlighted in the recent Close-up Photographer of the Year contest, held in association with Affinity Photo.
  • The competition began in 2018, and was founded by photography journalists Tracy and Dan Calder.
  • Now held annually, the contest urges photographers to "slow down, enjoy their craft, and make long-lasting connections with the world around them," according to a press release sent to Insider.
  • More than 6,500 close-up, micro, and macro photos were submitted this year by photographers in 52 countries.



  • Published Oct 19, 2020 9:09 PM GMT