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Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 7

The latest set of entries into the Instagram portion of the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017 competition.

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 6

The latest set of entries into the Instagram portion of the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017 competition.

Photoseries: stunning leopard cascades in the bush

Entries for our Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017 competition are lighting up our inbox at an incredible pace. Every week we receive hundreds of shots. however, this week one in particular caught our attention.

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 5

Our Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is in full swing and we’ve received a selection of fantastic images from the fifth week of entries. This year we have added an exciting addition to our competition – with a separate Instagram competition where users can enter and vote for their favourite on our Instagram channel.

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 4

The latest set of entries into the Instagram portion of the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2017 competition.

Win a Big Cat Photographic Safari!

The winner of the 2017 Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year Competition will enjoy a Big Cat Photographic Safari with At Close Quarters. Find out more about it here!

An epic clash between two rams

An incredible clash between two Springbok rams submitted for our Insta Favorite of the Year 2017 competition!

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 3

Our Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is in full swing and we’ve received a selection of fantastic images from the third week of entries. Here are some of the favourites from Instagram!

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 2

Our Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is in full swing and we’ve received a selection of fantastic images from the second week of entries. Here are some of the favourites from Instagram!

Mother Nature has a voice at Canon South Africa

Canon South Africa takes to heart its obligation to support environmental sustainability!

Insta Favourite of the Year 2017 competition entries: Week 1

Our Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is in full swing and we’ve received a selection of fantastic images from the first week of entries. Here are some of the favourites from Instagram!

Are you making the most of natural light?

Take your wildlife photography to the next level by making the most of natural light.

How to photograph on manual mode with auto ISO

All you need to know about photographing wildlife on manual mode while using auto ISO.

Get out of auto mode when taking wildlife photos

How to graduate out of auto mode when taking wildlife photos, and why this is important.

A lion plays with his food

An uneasy dance between a lion and a topi calf in the Maasai Mara.

The secret to taking wildlife photos like a pro

Will Burrard-Lucas lets us in on the secret to taking wildlife photos like a pro, using some great entries into our competition to demonstrate his point!

Getting the perfect focus in your wildlife photographs

Understanding camera focus to enhance your wildlife photography.

5 key points that will help you take better photos while on safari

Understand these 5 things about photography and you’re on your way to capturing great images while on safari.

Elephant’s Eye, Hwange – a lodge for the bucket list!

A special escape to the eco African haven that is Elephant’s Eye lodge in Hwange.

Island dreaming on Anantara Medjumbe

Escape to a Mozambique paradise at Anantara Medjumbe.

12 technical things you need to know for photography

12 technical things to think about to improve your photography.

All you need to know about shutter speed

How to improve the sharpness of your images through shutter speed.

Cat fight: leopard vs. caracal

When two big cats meet – it’s a battle between a leopard and a caracal in Botswana!

10 things to think about in order to master wildlife photography

Some informative ‘hands-on’ know-how so that you can enjoy shooting better images and making the most of your wildlife photography!

Leopard steals honey badger’s giant python

An amazing sighting of a leopard trying to dislodge an already dead python from a tree in the Sabi Sand.

9 things to look for when buying a lens for wildlife photography

Here are 9 key things to look for when selecting a lens for wildlife photography.

Do you need a DSLR?

With plenty of alternatives to DSLR cameras on the market, including super-zooms and mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, Will Burrard-Lucas answers the question of if you even need a DSLR?

8 things to look for in a camera for wildlife photography

Will Burrard-Lucas explains what camera features are important if you want to get into wildlife photography.

Africa Geographic visits Tintswalo Atlantic

When the Africa Geographic team was invited to toast the new Tintswalo Atlantic one Friday afternoon we couldn’t pass down the opportunity!

10 things you can do right now to improve your wildlife photography

A summary of Will Burrad-Lucas’ tips for instantly improving your wildlife photography to set you on your way to becoming Africa Geographic’s Photographer of the Year!

Our magazine editor takes on the 512MB Photo Challenge

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Africa Geographic takes on Halden’s 512MB photo challenge!

A unique photo challenge

Simon's town yacht club

Taking great photographs the old school way!

5 steps to brilliant underwater macro photography

5 tips for underwater macro photography for both compact camera users and DSLR users.

Tips for night photography

Tips and tricks on how to improve your night photography – with awesome images from Vic Falls!

Photographing birds in the garden

Photographing birds is a daunting task for most photographers but here are some tips to get you started…

Photographic settings for classic African themes

A Victoria Falls’ photographer discusses different photographic techniques.

What it takes to be a photojournalist

What it takes to be a photo journalist when you’re not the only one shooting.

Why you should book a photo safari

Photo safaris, Africa’s answer to aspiring wildlife photographers.

Wildlife photography tips from documentary filmmakers

What wildlife documentary makers have to say about cameras in the bushveld.

10 tips for macro photography

Professional photographer Manus van Dyk provides insight in the world of bugs and how to photograph them.

Nature photography in black and white

Elephants, zebras, thunder clouds and deserts are just a few of nature’s wonders that look magical in black and white.

10 ways to get the ultimate action shot

Action photography, it’s a fast thinking, quick shooting waiting game with rewarding images but it helps to be prepared.

10 tips for underwater photography

Fiona Ayerst provides 10 useful tips to remember when photographing underwater.

5 tips for taking photos that people love to share

To help you on your way to possibly becoming Africa Geographic’s Photographer of the Year for 2015, here are 5 tips on how to take images that people will love to share.

Photographing birds in action

Birder, Mark Drysdale, explains how to photograph birds using a pair of mating pin-tailed whydahs as an example.

10 tips for photographing people

Anton Crone, Editor in Chief of the Africa Geographic online magazine, gives us some tips on how to photograph people.

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