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Look: Global photo competition illuminates nature's beauty and drama

Winners took an intimate look at everyday details.

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Cannibal insects, foraging birds, and carnivorous plants were just a few of the subjects captured at the fourth annual Close-Up Photographer of the Year competition.

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This year’s winners and finalists shed light on intimate details of the natural world — many of them hidden in plain sight.

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