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.
📷 Thirsty elephants arrive at a waterhole. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Hilda Le Roux
📷 A giraffe bull gets some additional calcium by chewing on a bone. Sibuya Game Reserve, South Africa © Peter Reitze
📷 Behati, a silverback mountain gorilla, takes a break while feeding. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda © Tiffany Franks
📷 A yawning fossa. Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 A giraffe close up. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Jason Clendenen
📷 An African darter catches a fish. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Cindee Beechwood
📷 View of the Drakensburg Amphitheatre. Royal Natal National Park, South Africa © Gavin Duffy
📷 Lesser bushbabies peek from a hole in a tree. Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Michael Raddall
📷 A young baboon makes a leap of faith. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Subi Sridharan
📷 A Madagascar scops owl. Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 A dwarf beaked snake (Dipsina multimaculata). Northern Cape, South Africa © Tyrone Ping
📷 Tuareg people on their camels shortly before a race, taking place north of Timbuktu. Mali © Mario Gerth
📷 A grey crowned crane. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Diana Knight
📷 A female vervet monkey carries her infant safely tucked underneath her protective arms. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Karen Blackwood
📷 Lion pride with five cubs resting on rocks. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Kaido Haagen
📷 An elephant and calf drink at a waterhole. Savuti, Botswana © Margie Botha
📷 Secretary bird hunting for food. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Eduardo del Alamo
📷 Hyena at sunset. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Ivan Glaser
📷 Zebra herd up close. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Patrick Hozza
📷 Bateleur sunning itself. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Kate Morris
📷 Portrait of a painted wolf (African wild dog). Kruger National Park, South Africa © Licinia Machado
📷 A herd of zebras running through the savannah. Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Kirill Dorofeev
📷 Spotted hyena with wildebeest calf. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Kirill Dorofeev
📷 Cheetah photographed against the evening sky. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Matrishva Vyas
📷 Klaas’s cuckoo being fed by a female malachite sunbird. Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa © Mary Walker
📷 A purple grenadier. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Dr Pravin Jawale
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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
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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.