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 galleries click here: Gallery 2, Gallery 3
Get your entries in now and join us in celebrating Africa! Click here for more details about how to enter.
📷 This male lion is a member of a coalition that dominates the Ngwehla area. Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe © Riaan Olivier
📷 A gathering of elephants in. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Kevin Dooley
📷 Serra da Leba mountain pass near Lubango, Angola © Evan Naude
📷 Black mamba catching the morning glow of the sun before setting off on her morning hunt. Maun, Botswana © Mark Flatt
📷 Southern ground-hornbill with a caterpillar. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Robert Holmwood
📷 An impala leaps high to escape a painted wolf (African wild dog). Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana © Fabio Vegetti
📷 “There is danger in the mud”. A crocodile opens its eyes while resting in a muddy pool. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
📷 Leopard brothers playing on the rocks. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya © Trish Hennessy
📷 On the crater’s rim. Mount Nyiragongo, DR Congo © Susana Silvestre
📷 Up close of a leopard’s paw and claws while it holds down an impala. Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana © Zaheer Ali
📷 Two elephants crossing paths create an intriguing visual effect. Etosha National Park, Namibia © Jeff Harrisberg
📷 A purple heron with a gecko. Lake Panic, Kruger National Park, South Africa © Leon Heyes
📷 Detailed shot of a zebra’s muzzle. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Dominique Maree
📷 Lions fight over an impala carcass. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Francis Bompard
📷 Backlit shot of a spotted hyena as it moves in to feed on a zebra carcass. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Rupert Bridgman
📷 Elephants heading towards the water. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Sophie Brown
📷 Battersby’s green snake (Philothamnus battersbyi) descending a palm tree in Karura Forest. Nairobi, Kenya © Tim Nicklin
📷 Spotted hyena cub emerges from a den into the golden light. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Willem Kruger
📷 Maasai man gathering wood in a desolate landscape, near Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Alice van Kempen
📷 A scenic flight above the ‘Eye of Sahara’. Chinguetti, Mauritania © Miguel Bruno
📷 Baby elephant resting between his mother’s feet. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
📷 Exploring the dunes in Sossusvlei. Namib Desert, Namibia © Chanèl Rossouw
📷 The magical spectacle of light and colour at sunset at the Avenue of the Baobabs. Madagascar © Kim Paffen
📷 Cheetah brothers look out into the valley. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Yarin Klein
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ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE
To see the other galleries for this week’s selection click here: Gallery 2, Gallery 3
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.