Nature’s Best Photography Africa Competition


Nikon in South Africa announces that it is the official and exclusive camera partner to Nature’s Best Photography Africa

Johannesburg – South Africa, 01 February 2017 – Nikon in South Africa is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Natures Best Photography Africa, in association with Iziko Museums of South Africa, to once again offer the African focused photographic competition, bringing special attention to the spectacular diversity of Africa’s flora and fauna.


The competition invites photographers from across the globe to submit their images, taken in Africa, for judging by an expert panel of judges. The combined value of the prizes – 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.

The competition consists of 15 categories: African Wildlife Portfolio, African Image of the Year – This is not a category on its own, as the Image of the Year is selected from all the other categories, 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, Youth Awards 18 years and under.

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. Nikon South Africa, NBP Africa, Iziko Museums of South Africa and the Da Vinci Institute will work together to launch and extend from year to year, the educational component in order to promote photographic excellence, attract new audiences to photography, and to foster an appreciation for conservation of our natural resources. NGO partners include the African Wildlife Foundation and A Spring of Hope for community benefit and empowerment.

Entries for the 2017 Nature’s Best Photography Africa competition are now open.
Competition Closes on 15 May 2017

To find out more:


Christine Tonking
Marketing Manager for Nikon in South Africa
082 325 4282