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 1, Gallery 2
Get your entries in now and join us in celebrating Africa! Click here for more details about how to enter.
📷 An elephant family herd at a waterhole. Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana © Kevin Dooley
📷 A nomad and his camels in the Chinguitti Desert, Mauritania © Miguel Bruno
📷 Bickering helmeted guineafowl. Karongwe Private Nature Reserve, South Africa, South Africa © Willem Kruger
📷 A male leopard rests after hoisting his impala kill into a tree. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Tiffany Franks
📷 A European bee-eater flips his moth meal before swallowing it. Cape Town, South Africa © Braeme Holland
📷 Eye-to-eye with a scrub hare. Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa © Braeme Holland
📷 Monitor lizard looking out of the mud. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
📷 A leopard focuses on a baby vervet monkey left behind by the mother when the troop fled from the big cat. Okavango Delta, Botswana © Thomas Retterath
📷 A spotted bush snake. Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Rod Watson
📷 White-headed buffalo weaver lies in a defensive pose after a scuffle amongst the flock. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Matrishva Vyas
📷 A cheetah and one of her seven cubs walking through the rain. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Yarin Klein
📷 A mating pair of lions. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Manuel Nägele
📷 Springbok herd with zebra in the background. Etosha National Park, Namibia © Kevin Dooley
📷 Great white pelican preening. Walvis Bay, Namibia © Anthony Roberts
📷 A mother baboon drinks from the muddy water at Long Pool. The head of the baby looks like it is in the mud, but actually, there is a hollow of dried mud behind the water. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
📷 A spotted hyena walks across the plain after the first rains. Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
📷 Bull elephants in musth fight for dominance. This tussle lasted for over an hour. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya © Alison Mees
📷 One of the four cheetah cubs rests after feeding on a large male impala that their mother had killed. Mashatu Game Reserve. Botswana © Deborah Jordan
📷 A muddy buffalo in the dying light of the day. Savuti, Botswana © Erwin van Liempd
📷 Cape cobra (Naja nivea). Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa © Tyrone Ping
📷 An elephant calf dust-bathing. Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana © Didier Couvert
📷 A Malagasy giant chameleon crossing the road near the Bay of Diego-Suarez in Madagascar © Kim Paffen
📷 A leopard cub under the watchful eye of its mother. Londolozi Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa © Willem Kruger
📷 A tiger snake. Lephalale, Limpopo Province, South Africa © Ryno Jones
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ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE
To see the other galleries for this week’s selection click here: Gallery 1, 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.