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Photographer of the Year 2018 Finalists: Gallery 2

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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 25 May 2018

The time has come to announce the Finalists for our Photographer of the Year 2018! It gives us great pleasure that we present (in no particular order) the top 25 photos, as chosen by our judges, exhibited in two stunning galleries.
The overall winner of the competition will receive a Canon EOS 7D Mark II with a 18-135mm IS USM lens. In addition, the overall winner, first runner-up, and second runner-up (along with their partners), will experience the ultimate photographic safari at Tanda Tula Field Camp, located in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.
The most popular entries on FacebookInstagram, and our Website will receive our 2018 Yearbook – a stunning selection of the past year’s greatest photography from around Africa. In addition, five commendable finalists will also receive a 2018 Yearbook.
The following gallery showcases the Finalists. To see the other gallery click on the link below:
• Finalists Gallery 1
The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018 competition is brought to you by Land Rover South Africa, with stunning prizes from Canon South Africa and Tanda Tula. To see the complete collection of 2018’s Weekly Selection galleries click here.

📷  A gorilla inspects a shoe in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda © Andrea Galli

📷  A black rhino is photographed through the legs of an elephant while drinking in Etosha National Park, Namibia © Johan J. Botha

📷  Maasai warriors jump at sunrise near their village on the outskirts the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © John Kerrod Wells

📷  A baby mountain gorilla gets all the attention in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda © Stuart Sinclair

📷  Two elephant bulls fight under a stormy sky in Amboseli National Park, Kenya © Andrew Campbell (Instagram/acsafaris)

📷  Portrait of a Samburu woman in northern Kenya © Vedran Vidak

📷  A hamerkop with a toad in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Andreas Hemb


📷  A young lion after a delicious zebra meal in the mud in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Panos Laskarakis

📷  Leopard cub and its meal in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Andy Howe

📷  “Horror of drought” in Nsumo pan, Mkuze Game Reserve, South Africa © Tanya Nadauld

📷  Wet baboons after the rain in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Annemarie du Plessis

📷  An attractive feather duster worm in False Bay, Cape Peninsula, South Africa © Peet J. van Eeden

📷  A beautiful atmospheric sunset with elephants in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe © Greg Metro

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