Celebrating close-up, macro
& micro photography

 
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About CUPOTY


Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) is a celebration of close-up, macro and micro photography – an annual competition created to showcase images that help us see the world anew.

But its scope is far greater than that. 

Its ultimate aim is to encourage you to slow down, enjoy the craft of photography, and to make connections with others who are equally passionate about the world up close.

The inaugural competition is now closed for entries, but there are many other ways to get involved:

 

Subscribe

Sign-up to our newsletter and receive regular, friendly emails from us about all things close-up.

Get social

Get featured on Instagram, keep up to date with us on Facebook, join our Facebook Group and chat on Twitter.

Read the blog

Find inspiration, learn new techniques, and discover the best equipment for close-up photography.

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Join us

Instagram

Get featured on our page by tagging your images with #cupoty. We pick one photo a day.

@cupoty

Facebook Group

Post your latest images, enjoy the community, and share tips in this group for all abilities.

Close-up, Macro and Micro Photography

Facebook

Like our page and keep up to date with what’s going on at Close-up Photographer of the Year.

@CUPOTYawards

Twitter

Make connections, view inspiring pictures, and immerse yourself in the information.

@CUPOTYawards

 
 
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