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.
? “Sea and salt” in Lake Natron, Tanzania ©Wellington Rodrigues
? “Playtime in the dust” in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Jens Cullmann
? “Circle of trust” in Ibyi Iwacu Cultural Village, Rwanda ©Nelis Wolmarans
? “Eyes wide open” in Kruger National Park, South Africa ©Ross Couper
? “Little champ” in Zimanga Game Reserve, South Africa ©Prelena Soma Owen
? “Courtship” in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Thomas Vijayan
? A dominant silverback from the Nyakagezi Group in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda ©Bruce Miller
? Flight of gold in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe by ©Vikram Ghanekar
? “Electric Avenue” in Black River, Mauritius ©Travis Bester
? “On the prowl” in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Nicholas Dyer
? “To dance with the Maasai” in Kenya ©Andrew Aveley
? “I’m watching you…” in Johannesburg, South Africa ©Prelena Soma Owen
? Arbore tribe members in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Robin Yong
? “Narrow focus” in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Nicholas Dyer
? “Morning Yawn” in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda ©Nelis Wolmarans
? “Keep smiling” in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe ©Nicholas Dyer
? “Gift of life” in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa ©Ferdinand Veer
? A natural spotlight in Amboseli ©Dana Kennedy
? A Cape robin-chat enjoys a bath in Cape Town, South Africa ©Dionne Miles
? “Scorched earth” in Zimanga Game Reserve, South Africa ©Prelena Soma Owen
? A young leopard feasting on an impala, Khwai, Botswana ©Jens Cullmann
? Hyena gazing up longingly in Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa ©Greg McCall-Peat
? A lion family at sunset in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya ©Anja Gröbel
? “Black Beauty” at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve, South Africa ©Dionne Miles
? Surma tribe member in Omo Valley, Ethiopia ©Robin Yong
? “Confidence under a mother’s watch” in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda ©Nelis Wolmarans
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