Here was an opportunity to practise using macro lenses or macro settings, or just get really close to small creatures or items. As ever, the result was some lovely pictures.
Alister took his pictures using the Macro with Zoom setting on his camera
Ann's pictures are close-ups of flowers
Ann: We particularly liked the rose
Macro photography is a favourite with Frances. This is a stunning picture of a bee on a flower head
Fungus on tree bark - larger than life-size
Frances: Seed head
Drop of water on petal