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A gecko “smiles” in the darkness behind a bright green leaf, his eyes sparkling with a mischievous air
All photos courtesy of CPOTY

40 Stunning Photographs of Nature, Up Close and Personal

The winners of the second annual Close-Up Photographer of the Year competition were chosen from over 6,500 submissions from 52 different countries. The competition seeks to reward the very best close-up, macro, and micro…



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Jack Shepherd

I have a newsletter about crossword puzzles and a podcast about rom-coms. Formerly editorial director @BuzzFeed. Email: JackAShepherd at gmail