Congratulations to the finalists in the MACRO category of Arizona Highways 16th Annual Photo Contest! The contest winners will be chosen from the finalists in all 3 categories.

Landscape Finalists | Macro Finalists | Wildlife Finalists


Shadow of a butterfly through a backlit leaf. Photo by Jonathan Cline.

Jonathan Cline

Shadow of butterfly through backlit leaf, Scottsdale


Macro image of a lizard in the Sedona Desert. Photo by Greg Conn.

Greg Conn

Lizard in the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix


Close-up photo of a California poppy. Photograph by Sue Cullumber.

Sue Cullumber

California poppy, Picacho Peak


One butterfly resting on another. Photograph by Jonathan Cline.

Jonathan Cline

One butterfly resting on another, Scottsdale


Clear-winged butterfly with green background. Photo by Jonathan Cline.

Jonathan Cline

Clear-winged butterfly, Scottsdale


Water drops, like jewels on leaves. Photo by Kirk Higgins.

Kirk Higgins

Water drops on leaves, near Prescott


Bee On Jewel Wildflower. Photo by Rick Williams.

Rick Williams

Bee on jewel wildflower, Finger Rock Canyon, near Tucson


Double White Sphinx moths at the "Thistle Bar". Photo by Lisa Manifold.

Lisa Manifold

Double white sphinx moths, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests


Assassin bug attacking ant on side of flower. Photo by Jonathan Cline.

Jonathan Cline

Assassin bug and fly, Phoenix


Small white butterfly resting on a small decorative light. Photo by Jonathan Cline.

Jonathan Cline

Small white butterfly on decorative light, Scottsdale