Submit your best close-up photo to win a top cash prize of £2,500 ($3,450)

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‘Glassworm’ by Andrei Savitsky, winner of CUPOTY 02’s Micro category (Image credit: © Andrei-Savitsky/CUPOTY)

Are any of your close-up, macro or micro photography shots worthy of international recognition? Then the Close-up Photographer of the Year judges would like to see them. 

Submit one of your best shots – whether captured on a camera, phone or light microscope – before 23 May to be in with a chance of winning a £2,500 (US$3,450) cash prize. 

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Niall Hampton

Niall is the editor of Digital Camera Magazine, and has been shooting on interchangeable lens cameras for over 20 years, and on various point-and-shoot models for years before that. 

Working alongside professional photographers for many years as a jobbing journalist gave Niall the curiosity to also start working on the other side of the lens. These days his favored shooting subjects include wildlife, travel and street photography, and he also enjoys dabbling with studio still life. 

On the site you will see him writing photographer profiles, asking questions for Q&As and interviews, reporting on the latest and most noteworthy photography competitions, and sharing his knowledge on website building.