Photographer of the Year 2018 – PRIZES

Photographer of the Year 2018

Proudly brought to you by Land Rover SA, Canon, and Tanda Tula

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The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018 competition is brought to you by Land Rover South Africa, with prizes sponsored by Canon South Africa and Tanda Tula Field Camp, and will run from December 2017 to May 2018.

Entries will compete for the coveted title of Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018. Prizes will be awarded to:

• The overall winner – Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018

• The first runner-up;

• The second runner-up;

• The top five commendable finalists;

• The “Facebook Favourite” – as chosen by our Facebook community through voting on our Facebook page;

• The “Website Favourite” – as chosen by our online community through voting on our website voting page;

• And the “Insta Favourite” – as chosen by our Instagram community through voting on our Instagram page. 

PRIZES

1) Canon EOS 7D Mark II and lens kit

TO BE AWARDED TO:

The overall winner – the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018

The lucky overall winner will win a Canon EOS 7D Mark II with a 18-135mm IS USM lens (20 million pixels), as well as a W-E1 Wi-Fi SD card, neck strap, LC – E6 charger, and LP – E6 battery, valued at R36,000, courtesy of Canon South Africa.

Canon camera and lens

The Canon brand is synonymous with quality and consistency, driven by the company’s passion, imagination, knowledge and loyalty to its customers. Canon technologies are durable, innovative, intuitive, and feature smart and environmentally sustainable designs. In South Africa Canon continues to support environmental sustainability by operating responsibly, minimising the impact of its business on the environment and also encouraging a culture of environmental awareness and accountability amongst their staff, business associates and partners.

Canon South Africa is a proud sponsor of the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018.

 

2) Tanda Tula five-day photographic group safari – group of eight people

TO BE AWARDED TO:

The overall winner (plus partner), first runner-up (plus partner), and second runner-up (plus partner). Our CEO Simon Espley will join this group safari, with his wife Lizz.

This group of eight fortunate people will experience the ultimate photographic safari at Tanda Tula Field Camp, located in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa.

For five days and four nights, the three winners and their partners will join Africa Geographic CEO Simon Espley and his wife Lizz on this unique field camp experience deep in the Timbavati bushveld. They will spend five unforgettable days exploring this stunning area on foot and vehicle, and enjoy a few surprises along the way… This sojourn with other talented photographers is likely to have them reminiscing for the rest of their lives!

Dates: 14th –  17th July 2018 (four nights) – departing camp 18th July 2018

Transport: Winners must organise their own transport to and from Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit, South Africa. Transport will be provided to and from Eastgate Airport to Tanda Tula Field Camp.

Outdoor dining at Tanda Tula Field Camp

Featuring four explorer tents, the Tanda Tula’s field camp philosophy and practices are similar to those of the early explorer camps of Africa. The atmosphere of the camp is that of a bygone era, and it is set up and taken down for each exclusive-use safari. The locations vary throughout the year depending on the seasons and game activities.

Four photos representing the luxury of Tanda Tula Field Camp

With a private guide, chef, camp host and dedicated camp staff, activities can be arranged on a whim, and game walks and drives may be as long or as short as you choose. Intimate experiences await.

Tanda Tula Field Camp is the ultimate exclusive experience in guided walking safaris where guests are led by iconic and highly trained trackers and guides, tracking general game and the Big 5 on foot, making this a thrilling and life-changing safari experience.

Outdoor dining by the fire at Tanda Tula Field Camp

 

3) Africa Geographic Yearbook 2018

TO BE AWARDED TO:

The overall winner, the first runner-up, the second runner-up, the top five commendable finalists, the “Facebook Favourite” winner, the “Website Favourite” winner, and the “Insta Favourite” Instagram winner.

Eleven 2018 Yearbooks will be given away as prizes for this year’s competition. The Yearbook contains a selection of the past year’s greatest photography from around Africa. It  is a must-have for any African wildlife, landscape and culture lover. Designed for the whole family to enjoy, the book is of superior quality, expertly printed, bound in hardcover with a dust jacket.

Hardcover photographic book

The 2017 Yearbook, for illustrative purposes only. The 2018 Yearbook is a work in progress, and will be available for delivery in November / December 2018

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