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 in full swing and 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.
There are two galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other gallery click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 2
Get your entries in now and join us in celebrating Africa! Click here for more details about how to enter.
📷 A yellow mongoose passes through camp. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Daniela Anger
📷 A young Mucubal boy herds his goats into the dust at sunrise. Southern Angola © Inger Vandyke
📷 Two male southern masked weavers fight to establish dominance while a pair of Cape sparrows watch on. Bloemfontein, South Africa © Willem Kruger
📷 Oryx (gemsbok) on the dunes of Sossusvlei at sunrise. Namib Desert, Namibia © Inger Vandyke
📷 A Maasai tribesman in traditional dress, armed with his spear, looks towards the rising sun. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya © John Piper
📷 Two lion brothers blend into the dry grass. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Ankit Desai
📷 Flatid leaf insects in the nymph stage congregate on a branch. They excrete a white waxy-like substance, which looks like long wispy feathers, that helps with camouflage and protects the larval stage during development. Berenty Reserve, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 A fossa resting on a dirt road in Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 Up close with a rain spider. Cape Town, South Africa © Dr Peet J. Van Eeden
📷 Zebra drinking in the early morning at Okaukuejo waterhole, Etosha National Park, Namibia © Owen Jason Kandume
📷 Fishermen bring in their catch at Tombwa fishing village, Southern Angola © Inger Vandyke.
📷 Portrait of a kudu bull. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Licinia Machado
📷 A Rüppell’s starling attacks a blind snake. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya © Andy Richardson
📷 A lioness and her cubs walk along a dirt road in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Giovanni Mari.
📷 Silhouette of Karo tribesmen against the setting sun. Southern Ethiopia © Jason Clendenen
📷 A three-banded plover chick. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Fay Olive Luyt
📷 A buffalo and hippo are forced to share a muddy waterhole during a drought. Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Burkhard Schlosser
📷 Aerial view of the saltworks near Tombwa, southern Angola © Inger Vandyke
📷 A Perinet chameleon (Calumma gastrotaenia) in Moramanga Orchid Garden, Madagascar © Swayamsiddha Mohapatra
📷 Wildebeest linger near a waterhole as the sun sets, silhouetted in the warm light. Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia © Beverly Houwing
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ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE
To see the other gallery for this week’s selection click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 2
Enter our Photographer of the Year 2020
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.