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Photographer of the Year 2017 Semi-finalists Part 2

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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 12 May 2017

Our 2017 Photographer of the Year Competition, brought to you by Land Rover and Canon is now closed for entries. Here are the Semi-finalists that have been put together in TWO galleries this week. Click here to see PART I of the gallery.
The grand title winner of the year’s competition will walk away with a Big Cat Photo Safari for two, provided by At Close Quarters with flights by Airlink, as well as a Canon EOS 700D with a double lens kit. Runner up prizes include a two-night safari for two at Hideaways’ Elephant’s Eye while each category finalist will enjoy a case of wine provided by Rhino Tears. The most popular entries on Facebook and Instagram will enjoy prizes sponsored by iSimangaliso and Thule.
Photographer of the Year

?  “Majestic elephant bull” in Etosha National Park, Namibia ©Annemarie du Plessis

?  “Eyes wide open” in Kruger National Park, South Africa ©Ross Couper

Photographer of the Year

?  A leopard descends a tree in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Thomas Vijayan

Photographer of the Year

?  “To dance with the Maasai” in Kenya ©Andrew Aveley

?  A black-backed jackal and Cape vultures fight over food at Giant’s Castle, Drakensberg, South Africa ©Willem Kruger

Photographer of the Year

?  Hyena gazing up longingly in Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa ©Greg McCall-Peat

Photographer of the Year

?  A magical shower in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania ©George Turner

?  “Thirsty look” in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania ©Panos Laskarakis

Photographer of the Year

?  “The land of giants” in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Björn Persson

?  “Now you see me, now you don’t” – a Peringuey’s adder in the Namib Desert, Namibia ©Tyrone Ping

Photographer of the Year

?  “Confidence under a mother’s watch” in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda ©Nelis Wolmarans

?  Leopard spotted during a game count in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, South Africa ©Bryan Havemann

Photographer of the Year

?  “Playtime in the dust” in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Jens Cullmann

?  “Wildebeest hunt” in Kariega Game Reserve, South Africa ©Jacques de Klerk

?  “Disappointment in the air” in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa ©Olli Teirilä

?  “Innocence” in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa ©Andrea Galli

Photographer of the Year

?  “Enflamed” in Kruger National Park, South Africa ©Licinia Machado

?  Gelada monkey portrait in the Ethiopian Highlands ©Patrice Quillard

Photographer of the Year

?  Quiver trees in the Richtersveld, South Africa ©Willem Kruger

Photographer of the Year

?  “The Eye of Survival” in Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa ©Luke Street

Photographer of the Year

?  “He who adapts best wins!” in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana ©Johan Mocke

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