All photographs: 2017 winner Brendon Cremer

Nature’s Best Photography Africa in association with Iziko Museums of South Africa, is inviting entrants for the 2018 competition.

Nature’s Best Photography Africa

This popular competition invites photographers from across the globe to submit their images, taken in Africa, for judging online by an expert panel of judges. The combined value of the prizes, photographic safaris to some of Africa’s finest wildlife environs, is approximately R1 million, making this one of the most prestigious competitions of its type in the world. These prizes are sponsored by & Beyond, the Chobe River Lodge and CNP Safaris.

The competition consists of 15 categories: African Wildlife Portfolio, African Landscapes, Wild Cats of Africa Behavioural, Wild Cats of Africa Portraits, Birds of Africa Behavioural, Birds of Africa Portraits, Mammals of Africa Behavioural, Mammals of Africa Portraits, Reptiles of Africa, Africa at Sea, Africa Up Close, Art in African Wildlife, Black & White, Wildlife Video and the Youth Awards 18 years and under.

Winners at Iziko

The winning images will be exhibited at the Iziko SA Museum in the latter part of 2018, making NBP Africa one of only three nature competitions to be run in association with a museum of natural history. NBP Africa follows in the proud footsteps of NPB Global that has run in association with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History for over 20 years.

Nature’s Best Photography Africa

NPB Africa is registered as a South African non-profit entity which has established this valuable platform for the promotion of photography, conservation and the continent of Africa, to a massive global audience.

The competition, winners exhibition and the educational component aims to promote photographic excellence, attract new audiences to photography, and to foster an appreciation for conservation of our natural resources. It is open to all.

What: 2018 Nature’s Best Photography Africa competition