The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018 competition, brought to you by Land Rover South Africa, with stunning prizes from Canon South Africa and Tanda Tula, has come to an end.
With the competition closed, the judges now face the incredible task of going through hundreds of photos – featured in the Weekly Selection galleries – to choose the finalists and eventually the winner!
It is now with great pleasure that we present (in no particular order) the top 101 photos from the competition!
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 Facebook, Instagram, 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 Top 101. To see the other four click here:
• Top 101 Gallery 1
• Top 101 Gallery 2
• Top 101 Gallery 4
• Top 101 Gallery 5
To see the complete collection of 2018’s Weekly Selection galleries click here.
? Leopard cub and its meal in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Andy Howe
? An inquisitive pangolin gets up close and personal in Tswalu Kalahari Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Andrea Galli
? An elephant’s trunk in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Giovanni Frescura
? A food stall in the busy square of Jemaa el-Fna in Marrakesh, Morocco © Miguel De Freitas
? Maasai warriors jump at sunrise near their village on the outskirts the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © John Kerrod Wells
? A wild, weathered warthog boar drinking at a bird hide in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Johan J. Botha
? A blue shark just below the surface about 40km off Cape Point, South Africa © Geo Cloete
? An epic river crossing with wildebeest in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Boone Thomson
? The Ubari Desert, or Ubari Erg, in Fezzan region, southwestern Libya © Sepp Friedhuber
? A mountain gorilla infant in Virunga National Park, DR Congo © Bobby-Jo Vial
? Honey badger and giraffe carcass in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana © Willem Kruger
? A male leopard stalks guineafowl in the early morning golden light in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa © Annemarie du Plessis
? Lioness and her cubs drinking in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Leon Fouche
? A relatively large jumping spider (Hyllus treleaveni) in Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa © Eraine van Schalkwyk
? A dwarf mongoose peers out of a log in Savuti, Botswana © Adam D. Barnard
? A dense concentration of box jellyfish in the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town, South Africa © Geo Cloete
? A pygmy woman near Kahunzi Biega National Park, Congo © Sepp Friedhuber
? Up close with a chameleon in Sapo National Park, Liberia © Gianluca D’Amico
? A salt caravan in the Danakil Depression, Afar region, Ethiopia © Günther Kopp
? “Feeding on leftovers” – a lioness walks with a piece of elephant tail in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Manuel Alexander Graf
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