The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Life in Macro’ Challenge

GuruShots, the “World’s Greatest Photo Game,” has announced the winners of its “Life in Macro” challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 75.7 million votes. The “Top Photographer” winner of the contest is MichaMettier of Switzerland (whose photo is seen above).

The “Top Photo” winner is Еlena Smilkova of Bulgaria:

The “Guru’s Top Pick” winner is David Hablützel of Switzerland:

Here are some of the other top photos from the “Life in Macro” challenge (in descending order of votes received):

Ilan Horn – Israel
Roberto Valdes – Cuba
Jurgen Bauwens – Belgium
Daniel Hartigan – Ireland
Cristian Ferro – Italy
اشتیاق احمد – Mozambique
General DosSantos – United States
Giannis Xidis – Greece
Robert Sic – Poland
Ján Šóš – Slovakia
Justashot – Canada
Gigi Cioffi Spanola – United States
TravelerDon – United States
Roland Tockner – Austria
Rebecka Nilsson – Sweden
Stephen Day – United States
Bert Martin – United Kingdom
Patrick Slaedts – Belgium
Christopher Leth – Denmark
Nebojsa-Lucky – Australia
Jean Luc Cheval – Canada
Lasse Andersson – Sweden
Jon Ryan – United States
Zbigniew Komorowski – Poland
Megan Meservy – United States
Yuri Bershadsky – Ukraine
Pavlína Rolincová – Czechia

And here’s a slideshow with a much larger collection of photos from the challenge:

Since it was founded in 2014, GuruShots has become a popular platform for photography lovers to share and compete with their work. Over 50 new challenges are launched every month, and they rack up 6 billion votes every month. Over $800,000 in prizes have also been awarded. Head on over to the GuruShots website if you’d like to try your own hand at winning one of its challenges.

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