Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, brought to you by Airlink, with a stunning prize provided by Klaserie Drift Safari Camps, is now in full swing and there is only one month to go before entries close!
The competition runs from December 2018 through to the end of April 2019, and there is a great prize up for grabs! The overall winner, first runner-up, and second runner-up (along with their partners), will experience the ultimate private safari at Amani Safari Camp and the soon-to-be-launched Misava Safari Camp, located in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Read about the safari enjoyed by the 2018 winners here.
Get your entries in now and join us in celebrating Africa! Click here for more details about how to enter.
There are three galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other two galleries for this week’s selection, click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1 and Weekly Selection Gallery 2.
A magnificent elephant in Greater Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya © Abby Tochterman
“These hyenas must have been pretty low in the ranking order, as all that they could do was grimace while the matriarch and her favoured relatives had first dibs at the wildebeest carcass they had stolen from two lionesses” – Kruger National Park, South Africa © Jo Fankhauser
A lion cub rests on a kopje in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Paul Wild
“Smiles for the future” – school children reach out to touch one of the orphaned elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kenya © Pedro Abel Adalia Díaz
A caracal silently stalks its prey in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Giovanni Frescura
A yellow-billed stork sits on the banks of the Luangwa River in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
“Battle scars” – a dramatic scene as two hippos fight in Khwai, Botswana © Darryn Haltmann
“Now you see me… or do you?” – a mossy leaf-tailed gecko spotted in Madagascar © Steve Pressman
An elephant’s foot up close in Chobe National Park, Botswana © Derryn Nash
Shepherds and their dogs just before heading out to collect their cattle, Lesotho © Hesté de Beer
“A river of wildebeests” – in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Tania Cholwich
A lion crosses Lake Ndutu in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Elana Erasmus
A relaxed hippo watches from the comfort of the cooling Luangwa River in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
Two cheetah cubs spotted in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Doreen Lawrence
A young leopard in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Michael Raddall
A rare sighting during the day of the much sought-after Pell’s fishing owl, Khwai, Botswana © Fred von Winckelmann
An elephant at dawn in Amboseli National Park, Kenya © Artur Stankiewicz
A white-browed coucal fledgeling spotted in the swamps of Amboseli National Park, Kenya © Tim Nicklin
Warthog piglets give their mother some love in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda © Michele Addison
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ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE
The Honey Badger – Delving into the world of Africa’s most fearless and tenacious carnivore.
To see the other two galleries for this week’s selection, click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1 and Weekly Selection Gallery 2.