Our Photographer of the Year 2020 competition, brought to you by Airlink, with a stunning safari prize provided by Djuma Private Game Reserve, is now open for submissions!
The competition runs from December 2019 through to the end of April 2020, 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 Djuma Private Game Reserve, located in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in the Big 5 Greater Kruger, South Africa. Read about the safari enjoyed by the 2019 winners here.
Get your entries in now and join us in celebrating Africa! Click here for more details about how to enter.
📷 A spotted hyena pops its head out of the carcass of a giraffe that had died while giving birth. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Nitin Michael
📷 “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust”. A bull elephant in Nxai Pan douses himself in the white powder so iconic of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans network in Botswana © Melanie van Zyl.
📷 A southern ground-hornbill snacks on a grasshopper. Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana © Willem Kruger
📷 A massive dust storm brings this thirsty wildebeest to water. Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana © Kevin Dooley
📷 A saddle-billed stork with a mudfish in the Sand River. Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Anthony Goldman
📷 Portrait of a young cheetah. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Ivan Glaser
📷 “Disappearing textures”. A Temminck’s ground pangolin is released back into the wild after being confiscated from the illegal wildlife trafficking trade © Jo Taylor
📷 A yellow-billed hornbill waits his turn to try and steal the biscuits I was enjoying with my morning coffee. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Jo Taylor
📷 A brown hyena tries to intimidate black-backed jackals at an eland carcass – that was killed the night before by lions – by raising its hair to look bigger. Kij Kij waterhole, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana © Willem Kruger
📷 A coalition of lions intently focus on potential prey. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Marino Bilato
📷 Kudu bull at sunset. Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe © Ralph Stutchbury
📷 A male leopard makes his way to higher ground after a morning drink at the waterhole. Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Michael Raddal
📷 A crested francolin on a windy day. Karongwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Willem Kruger
📷 A spotted hyena makes off with a zebra leg. Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Michael Wessels
📷 A coalition of five male cheetahs successfully takes down a wildebeest. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Diana Knight
📷 A battle between a small monitor lizard and a baboon spider. After about 15 minutes, the lizard eventually took control and overpowered the spider and carried it off. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Ruggiero Barreto
📷 A Coqui francolin slinks across the road. Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa © Jo Taylor
📷 A mother elephant comes to the rescue to save her calf from a lioness. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Kevin Dooley
📷 A mother cheetah with her thirsty cubs. Etosha National Park, Namibia © Kevin Dooley
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Our Photographer of the Year 2020 is now open for entries! For more information, and to enter your photographs, have a look at our dedicated competition page here.