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Photographer of the Year 2017 Top 101 Finalists Part 3

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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 05 May 2017

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 IV 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.

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

?  “Too full to move!” in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana ©Johan J Botha

?  Salt caravan in the Danakil Depression, Ethiopia ©Marcus Westberg

?  Nyiragongo volcano at night in Virunga National Park, DR Congo ©Greg Metro

?  “As light as a feather” in Kruger National Park, South Africa ©Senka Gavrilovic

Photographer of the Year

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

Photographer of the Year

?  “The inquisitive one” in Kariega Private Game Reserve, South Africa ©Andrew Aveley

Photographer of the Year

?  Wild dog yearlings at play in Zimanga Game Reserve, South Africa ©Gerald Hinde

Photographer of the Year

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

?  Cheetah cubs playing in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Paolo Torchio

?  A hammerkop watches the river in Hoedspruit, South Africa ©Tim Feherty

?  “Stripes and spots” in Namibia ©Andrea Galli

?  As beautiful as a bumblebee in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Robin Yong


?  The ‘Madonna and her Worshippers’ rock formation in the Drakensberg, South Africa ©Carl Smorenburg

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

?  Hyena over a wildebeest kill in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa ©Arnoud Quanjer

Photographer of the Year

?  “Proud” in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Christophe Lapeze

Photographer of the Year

?  A blacktip shark cruises the lagoon as a storm approaches in Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles ©Adam Mitchell

?  A bateleur sunbathes at Nossob, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa ©Fanie Heymans

?  “The great migration” in Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya ©Panos Laskarakis

Photographer of the Year

?  A cub finds solace in a pride member’s arms ©Matthew Murray

?  The power and beauty of nature in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Panos Laskarakis

Photographer of the Year

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

Photographer of the Year

?  “Awwww Mom do I have to?” in Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa ©Andrew Schoeman

Photographer of the Year

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

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