Prize details

28 April 2016 - 17:45 By Staff reporter

There's a whopping R600,000 in safaris, camera gear and cash prizes up for grabs in the Sunday Times Wilderness Photograph of the Year competition 2016

MONTHLY PRIZES

• The photographer who snaps the winning photo in the Endangered Africa category, as decided by the judges, will win a R2,000 cash prize courtesy of the Sunday Times.

• The photographer who snaps the winning photo in the Wildlife Behaviour category, as decided by the judges, will win a R2,000 cash prize courtesy of the Sunday Times.

• The winner of the 'vote for your favourite photograph' competition, which will be run on the Sunday Times Facebook page, will win a R1,000 cash prize courtesy of the Sunday Times. The winner will be determined by a lucky draw.

YEARLY GRAND PRIZES

FIRST PRIZE – WORTH A TOTAL OF R370,000

• A six-night adventure safari for two guests in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Linyanti region worth R300,000, courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. This once-in-a-lifetime trip includes luxurious accommodation in private concessions at Wilderness Safaris Xigera, Vumbura Plains and DumaTau Camps, select activities, inter-camp air transfers and regional flights from Johannesburg.

• Class-leading camera gear from Canon worth R70,000, including an EOS 5D Mark III camera with a 24mm-105mm lens, an EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM lens and an EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens.

 

 

RUNNER-UP PRIZE – WORTH A TOTAL OF R183,000

• A four-night luxury safari for two guests in Hwange, Zimbabwe, and on the Zambezi, Zambia, worth R150,000, courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. This unbelievable trip includes luxurious accommodation in private concessions at Wilderness Safaris’ Linkwasha and Toka Leya Camps, select activities, inter-camp air and road transfers and regional flights from Johannesburg.

• Class-leading gear from Canon worth R33,000, including an EOS 7D Mark II camera with an 18mm-135mm lens and an EF 40mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens.

 

For more information about these amazing prizes, see the terms and conditions page.

Note: The winners of the 'vote for your favourite photograph' competition will be announced on the Sunday Times Facebook page. Monthly and yearly winners will be announced  in the Sunday Times Travel print supplement.

Main photo: A line of endangered African penguins. By Davy Gaglio

 

  

 

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