Enter the Kirstenbosch Photographic Competition and stand a chance to win a Canon 70D DSLR with an 18-135mm lens!

Photo above: The new Tree Canopy Walkway at Kirstenbosch photographed by Bipin Prag.

Calling all photographers! For the second year running, the Kirstenbosch branch of the Botanical Society of South Africa is running a great photographic competition centred on the garden’s diverse fauna and flora.

The competition started in May, and will run until 31 December 2014. Monthly winners will be announced throughout the course of the contest, and the overall winning photographer will take home an awesome Canon 70D DSLR with an 18-135mm lens!

Only photographs taken in the Kirstenbosch Gardens during 2014 will be eligible for entry, and the photos must focus on fauna, flora and/or landscapes.

How To Enter

Visit the Kirstenbosch Photographic Competition website and sign up for a profile. Once signed in, you can submit up to four photos per month, taken using any camera or photographic device.

For more information, view the competition rules and read the frequently asked questions.

The photographs must center on fauna, flora and/or landscapes, and must be taken in the Kirstenbosch Gardens during 2014. Up to four photographs may be submited each month and may be taken with any camera or photographic device.

Here’s a few of the winning and runners up images from last year’s competition:

A1_ Kevin Shields_Helmut the Frog

2013 overall winner in the open category: “Helmut the Frog” by Kevin Shields.

B1_Bruce Lee_I Got You

2013 overall winner in the student category: “I Got You” by Bruce Lee.

June A_HC Jeanette du Toit_Sunbird in Breeding Plumage

2013 overall runner up: “Sunbird in breeding plumage” by Jeanette du Toit.

A12_Neil Overy_Strelitzia Spectrum

2013 overall runner up: “Strelitzia Spectrum” by Neil Overy.

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