Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition – Public Favourite Aug

Posted on Fri October 7, 2016.

We are proud to announce the Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition’s Public Favourite Winner for August!  Well done to Braeme Holland with another stunning image.  This image wins him the monthly cash prize of R500 (plus bragging rights!)

Braeme got 304 Likes, 84 Shares and 31 Comments on Facebook – a worthy winner indeed!

Location:  Zimanga Private Game Reserve, Mkuze, KZN.

Date:  27 June 2016

Description:  I was shooting from a bird hide late afternoon, when this yellow billed stork crossed my path only several metres away. I was taken aback by the size and beauty of this wading bird.

Name:  Yellow Billed stork

Camera:  Canon 7dmk2

Lens:  Canon 100-400mmmk2

Apperture:  f5.6

Shutter speed:  1/4000

Manfrotto tripod with Gimbal GH2


The Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition has prizes worth R184400 up for grabs!

The Grand Prize is an 8 night, fully inclusive Bush and Beach Safari for two, at Indlovu River Lodge in the Greater Kruger Park (4 nights) and Strand Beach Lodge in the Cape Winelands (4 nights).  This includes a morning trip with Apex Shark Expeditions, owned by world renowned Chris and Monique Fallows, for the winner to photograph great white sharks.

The runner up receives a four-night, all-inclusive, guided photography safari for two at Indlovu River Lodge.

Monthly Winner – Public Favourite Most Likes on Facebook
R500 cash and of course the all-important bragging rights that is part and parcel of being a winner

Bi-monthly Winner – Selected by Panel of Judges
Two-night all-inclusive stay at Indlovu River Lodge with access to our photography hides.
The winning photograph will then come into contention for the Grand Prize

Be sure to enter and make the most of your chances to win the Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition!