The Yellow Zebra Photography Competition

By Shona 24 January 2018

Give us your best shot… and you could win $1,000 off a safari booked with us!

The Yellow Zebra Photography Competition is a chance to showcase your best photographs of Africa’s incredible wildlife, culture, and scenery.

Entries may be submitted from now until 1st March 2018, at 23:59 GMT. You may enter one photo per each of the following categories:

  • Wildlife in Africa
  • Southern and Eastern African Culture
  • Africa’s Landscape

There will be one winner per category, and the competition will be judged by YZ founders, Julian & Rory. The overall favourite will receive a voucher for $1,000 off a safari booked with Yellow Zebra Safaris (T’s & C’s apply), and each of the winners per category will receive a copy of the coffee-table favourite Africa Geographic Yearbook 2017 - now sold out. All winners will have their photo promoted via the YZ social media channels.

How to enter:

  • email [email protected] with subject line, YZ Photography Competition
  • attach your JPEG (.jpg / .jpeg) image, a minimum of 2000 pixels and a maximum size of 8 MB – *please note, no watermarked image will be considered*
  • please provide these details:
    1. your first and last name, or the name that you wish to appear as the photographer/owner of the image
    2. the category you wish the image to be submitted to
    3. your country of residence
    4. the title of the image and backstory (if you wish)
    5. the location of the image – e.g., national park, country, lodge or camp
    6. your Twitter and/or Instagram handle (if you wish to be tagged in posts)
  • send!

Please note, if you enter the competition, you are accepting the T’s & C’s as set out below and giving Yellow Zebra permission to use your image/s (giving full credit to the photographer) on all YZ social media channels and marketing material.

Judging criteria:

  • ethical integrity – no flora or fauna was damaged, disturbed, or put in harm’s way by the photographer in order to obtain the image
  • technical ability
  • relevance of image to the designated category
  • overall impact
  • originality of title and visible thought-process behind photograph.

Terms & Conditions:

By submitting images to the Yellow Zebra Photography Competition, you confirm that:

  • you are the sole author of the image and you are its original photographer
  • you own the copyright and any intellectual property rights of the image
  • if a person is visible in the image, you have full permission from those involved to promote this image in photography competitions
  • Yellow Zebra Safaris may use the image submitted in marketing material and social media posts – please note, credit will be given to the photographer in any instance/s of use, unless stated otherwise
  • you are 18 years old or over
  • the $1,000 voucher applies to these T’s & C’s.