Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition - Public Favorite October.

Posted on Thu December 1, 2016.

We are proud to announce the Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition’s Public Favourite Winner for October!

This might be hard to believe, but it is another winning image for Braeme Holland!  We'll have to keep an eye on Braeme - who will beat this talented photographer?  Thank you to all our loyal voters for helping secure another winner this month.  This image wins him the monthly cash prize of R500.

Braeme's image got 68 Likes, 2 Shares and 4 Comments on Facebook.

Title: A Sandy Affair

Name: African Elephant

Date: 8 July 2015

Location: Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia.

Description: While photographing at the Okaukuejo waterhole in Etosha, i was rather fascinated how this elephant was dust bathing for quite some times. I believe this ritual is done to protect them from the sun, and rid themselves of various insects.

Camera: Canon 7dmk1

Lens: Canon 70-200mmf4is

Apperture: f5.6

Shutter speed: 1/3200 

ISO 400

Let the entries roll in!  The competition ends 28 February 2017.

The Amateur Wildlife and Birding Photography Competition has prizes worth R184 400 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!