Deranged Photography Contest - Macro Monday Theme Winners and New Week!!



Macro Winners!


We had some amazing entries this past week in the Macro theme. You all did an awesome job showing how cool the miniature world can be!

Professional Tier


1st Place @lightcaptured

2nd Place @fotostef

3rd Place @davidgermano


Amateur Tier


1st Place @markangeltrueman

2nd Place @himalayannomad

3rd Place @daveks

Beginner Tier


1st Place @chromiumone


2nd Place @mk992039


3rd Place @gertu

Macro Photography


What is macro photography? "Macro photography is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects and living organisms like insects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size" reference

This means you get up close and personal to the object you are shooting. It is a way to show the world in a whole new way. Most of the time, people go right on by the small things, but if you take the time to look at them, it can open up a whole new world of photography to you. Macro photography can be a really amazing way to look at the world.

How is the Deranged Photography Contest set up?


The contest is broken up into three different tiers. Each will have a different rewards for the winners based on what tier you enter into. The @derangedcontest account has large stake in both CCC and PHOTO and rewards the winners with votes in those tokens. To see those rewards, you will either need to log into,, or

Here is a breakdown of the rewards based on the tiers:

1st100% Upvote80% Upvote60% Upvote
2nd80% Upvote60% Upvote40% Upvote
3rd60% Upvote40% Upvote30% Upvote

Each contest will be open for submissions for 6 days and close on the 7th day so that winners can be picked and the new post can be made.

What are the themes?

  • Monday - Macro
  • Tuesday - Landscapes
  • Wednesday - Wildlife
  • Thursday - Portraits
  • Friday - Food
  • Saturday - Black and White
  • Sunday - Street photography

How to enter


When you enter a photo in the competition, you will state what tier you want to be judged in and locked in for the month at that level.

For example if you enter a photo, you drop the photo in the comment section, state what level of photographer you are, and then give a description of the photograph.

That's pretty much it, drop a photo in the comment section of this post and state your tier. If you want to make a separate post for your entry as well, that is fine, but for your entry to be valid, your photo and tier must be in here in the comment section of this post. If you do make a separate post, be sure to use the #photography and #creativecoin tags.

Additional Notes


  • Only one submission per contest. Extra submissions will be ignored.

  • You can switch your tier ONE time per month, but only if you are moving up into a higher tier, for example if you are currently in the amateur tier, but you think that you have a photograph that you want to enter in the professional tier, you can state that you are changing your tier to professional. You will then be locked into the new tier for the remainder of the month. You are not able to move down to a lower tier, like going from amateur to the beginner tier.

  • If you do not state which tier you want to be judged in for the month, I will leave a comment to remind you to do so, but if you don't respond, you will be assigned to a tier and locked in for that month.

  • Plagiarism will not be tolerated in any form. All submissions must be your own work. I will investigate every entry and if you are caught plagiarizing, not only will you be blacklisted from competing from any future contests, but you will be reported to @steemcleaners as well. It is not worth it to try and cheat, especially with the 3 tier set up where everyone has an equal shot of winning.

Thank you to everyone that will be participating. The contest wouldn't be around without your great submissions!


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My entry for amateur level.
Macro of a tiny beetle like bug on a member of the Daisy family.

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Muchas gracias por mi tercer lugar. Muy agradecida.
Felicitaciones a todos los ganadores!!, especialmente a @chromiumone. Sabía que ganarías, esos ojos de tu insecto, son geniales. Preciosa foto.


Thank you @gertu very kind of you =)


deranged You just received DERANGED @gertu Keep up the great work, view all your tokens at

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Gracias a ustedes por su apoyo.

My new entry, thank you:

Taking a macro photo of a cat preparing to jump and catch an insect isn't quite easy ;)


Tier: Pro

Tier: Pro
Description: Ever wonder what a slug will see when trying to look at the sky under a mushroom? It must be something like this ...
A Coprinopsis atramentaria mushroom photographed in the Alentejo region (Southern Portugal).

PS: please, click on the photo to see it in full resolution!

Good luck to all participants!
Cheers !
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Tier : Amateur

Looking deep into a Cactus plant i just love the formation of these plants almost like little aliens 🙂


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World in a raindrop

Initially all green, here is black and white version of the macro shot of just a raindrop with a very nice reflected leaves and a bit of sun-flare caught too.

Very interesting to play with such compositions



Be sure to click on the image to view full screen!

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Oh, lovely surprise, thanks a lot! Congrats to all the winners!

Awesome selections! Congratulations to all of the winners! This is my entry in the Beginner Tier:


What an amazing collection of pictures and I am talking about all the tiers, congratulations to everybody and thank you for the second place :)

This week a sprouting seed!


Tier - Amateur

Busy Bee going about his every day work collecting his supplies :))

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