The 2017 Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year Competition, brought to you by Land Rover and Canon is now closed for entries. Here is the Top 101 selection, in FOUR galleries. Click here to see PART III 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.
? “Elephants approaching” in Amboseli National Park, Kenya ©Brigitta Moser
? Red-billed queleas searching for seeds in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Jens Cullmann
? “Unsteady but secure” in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa ©Thinus Schoeman
? Panoramic of Cape Town, South Africa ©Denis Roschlau
? Father Abebe Sisay with his crucifix in Lalibela, Ethiopia ©Inger Vandyke
? Scaly-feathered finches enjoy the last rays of sun in the Namib Desert ©Ettienne Rossouw
? “The perfect catch” in Savute, Chobe National Park, Botswana ©James Gifford
? Quiver trees in the Richtersveld, South Africa ©Willem Kruger
? A rock monitor hides in a tree in Ndumo Game Reserve, South Africa ©Ernest Porter
? A Cape fox pup pleads for food from his father in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Botswana/South Africa ©Johan J. Botha
? “Boy in window” in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Susan Greeff
? “Downward-facing leopard” in Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa ©Willem Kruger
? “Peek-a-hoot!” in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa ©Gerrie Rall
? “Never look back” in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Björn Persson
? “Circles of protection” at Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa ©John Vosloo
? Sunset at Epupa Falls, Namibia ©Charlie Lynam
? “Tools of the trade” in Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa ©Mark Smith
? A black-backed jackal and Cape vultures fight over food at Giant’s Castle, Drakensberg, South Africa ©Willem Kruger
? Headdress in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Robin Yong
? Wild dog sunset in Okavango Delta, Botswana ©Dominik Behr
? “Midnight drinkers” in Savute, Chobe National Park, Botswana ©James Gifford
? “I see you too!” in Etosha National Park, Namibia ©Dave Gale
? “Brothers in arms” at Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa ©John Vosloo
? “Compass in the dark” at Atlantis Reef dive site, Simon’s Town, South Africa ©Peet J van Eeden
? Mighty tusker in Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe ©Simon Webber
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