Photographer of the year

US$10,000 + An unforgettable Safari

Sponsored by Angama Mara and Safarilink The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year will win a cash prize of US$10,000, as well as an unforgettable all-expenses-paid 5-night safari in the Maasai Mara, with return flights on Safarilink between Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and the Mara, accommodation for two at lovely Angama Mara and with a private vehicle at their disposal.

The Photographer of the Year will be selected from fifty finalists, five of whom will be selected every month.

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Stay at Angama Mara

An owner-run safari lodge inspired by the Swahili word for ‘suspended in mid-air’, Angama Mara is located on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, with jaw-dropping views over the Maasai Mara below.

With no set program, each day is planned around what guests would like to do: a perfect Mara day starts with waking to hot air balloons floating past your tent’s window; a full day on safari, complete with picnic stop in the middle of nowhere; and ends with the setting sun, shared in a boma in the company of Maasai warriors.

The tented suites hang off the edge of the Great Rift Valley, offering supreme comfort and breathtaking views of the Mara below and beyond. Guests choose to dine in the privacy of their tents, in the lovely guest areas, or enjoy picnics in the Mara under a solitary fig tree and BBQ dinners in a candle-lit forest.

Most memorable of all is the warm and charming service offered by a proudly Kenyan team – always the highlight of any guest’s stay.

*Accommodation at Angama Mara is subject to availability and valid for travel through 2022. No block-out dates apply

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Fly with Safarilink

Safarilink is Kenya’s premier safari airline with a network of connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and across the border into northern Tanzania. From its base at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, Safarilink provides daily scheduled flights to the Maasai Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo West, Naivasha, Nanyuki, Lewa Downs, Samburu, Lamu, Kisumu, Kitale, Kilimanjaro, Loisaba, Chyulu Hills, Malindi, Migoria, Vipingo, Diani Beach and Zanzibar.

Additionally, it can also provide private charter flights if a a client’s requirements in regards to destination or timing cannot be met by the private services.

Safarilink was formed in January 2004 by a management team, who together had more than 35 years experience in providing tourist-related air services in East Africa. This professional quality specialist airline now operates 14 aircraft ranging in size from 13 to 52 seats, which are chosen to meet the specific requirements of operating into bush airstrips within Kenya’s world famous game parks.

Safarilink now provides daily scheduled services to 22 destinations and during the busiest period of the year carries over 14 000 passengers per month.

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Photographer’s Guide

In addition to the prizes for the winning photographer, the Photographer of the Year’s guide (as well as one other lucky draw winner) will win an all-expenses-paid trip outside of Kenya