Please select a category below to view the 2019 Admired In Africa Prizes:

ENTER AND WIN! Over R500 000 in Prizes!

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Cinematography Awards:

Best Technical Film Maker Award: Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera + 24-70mm lens to the value of R45 000.00

(Sponsored by NIKON)


Best Cinematography Award: Sony A7iii Mirrorless Camera + FE 28-70mm OSS Lens to the value of.

(Sponsored by SONY)


Best Editor Award: GPB 1 x slb60 video light to the value of R7 000.00

(Sponsored by GP Batteries)

Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife & Nature Photography Awards:

1st Prize:

  • Fuji Film xt3 Silver Body  AND 100/400 LENS 4.5/5.6 to the value of R50 000.  (Sponsored by Fujifilm)


  • 4 nights stay at The Pangolin Chobe Hotel for two people 9Sponsored by Pangolin Photo Safari)

Valuable effort Participants:

  • 6 x Wildlife Photography Masterclass & Intro to Lightroom Combo with Michael Tucker (R4500 each)


Wedding Photography Prize:

1st Prize:

  • FUJIFILM 16-55MM F2.8 LENS
  • FUJIFILM 50-140MM F2.8 LENS

To the value R70000.00.


Landscape Photography Prize:

1st Prize:

  • 12-24mm F4 Art Lens to the value of R22999.00 (Sponsored by SIGMA South Africa)
  • Filer for Landscape to the value of R11000.00 (Sponsored by Landscape Gear)


Newborn Photography Awards:

1st Prize: 

Fujifilm XT30 Silver Body &

Fujifilm 56mm F1.2 Lens

to the Value of R28000.00

(Sponsored by Fujifilm)


2nd Prize:

Premium Photobooks

to the Value of R5000.00

(Sponsored by Premium Photobooks)


Bird Photography Prize:

1st Prize: Tamron 150-600 mmG2 lens to the value of R20 000.00

(Sponsored by Tamron)


Maternity Photography Awards:

1st Prize: FUJIFILM XT30 + 18-55mm lens Kit to the value of R18 000

(Sponsored by Fujifilm)


Food Photography Prize:

1st Prize: SIRUI Tripod to the value of R10690.00

(Sponsored by Sunshine Co)

Album Design

Album Design Prize:

1st Prize: Pro Albums Voucher to the value of R10 000.00

(Sponsored by Pro Albums)

Fashion & Fitness

Fashion & Fitness Photography Prize:

1st Prize: Godox AD200 PRO portable flash + H200R Round Head + AK-R1 Magnetic Speedlight Modifier Kit to the value of R10 000.00.

(Sponsored by Camerastuff)


Macro Photography Awards:

1st Prize: Manfrotto 055X Pro3 Tripod+BHQ2 Head to the value of R10000.00

(Sponsored by Singer Photo)

Fine Art

Fine Art Photography Awards:

1st Prize:

  • Print for Professionals Voucher to the value of R5000.00 (Sponsored by Pro Albums) t/c Apply
  • OUTDOOR PHOTO Voucher(Art Of Print) to the value of R3000.00 (Sponsored by Outdoor Photo)t/c Apply


Lifestyle Photography Awards:

1st Prize: GODOX GPB v1 to the value of R5000.00

(Sponsored by Godox)

1st Prize: Mini Li PLAY to the value of R2500.00 

(Sponsored by Fujifilm)


Architecture Prize:

1st Prize: Print for Professional Voucher to the value of R5 000.00

(Sponsored by Pro Albums) t/c Apply


Creative Photography Prize:

1st Prize: Print for Professional Voucher to the value of R5000.00

(Sponsored by Pro Albums) t/c Apply


Travel Photography Prizes:

1st Prize: Lowepro ProTactic 450 Backpack to the value of R5000.00

(Sponsored by Singer Photo)


Street Photography Awards:

1st Prize: Print for Professional Voucher to the value of R5000.00

(Sponsored by Pro Albums) t/c Apply


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Images to be submitted in Hi-Res (Print JPEG’s) (Max size 4 MB per image) and photographs entered bust be your own.

There must be no borders, logos, copyright marks, or any identifying marks on the image.

Basic photo retouching, such as black and white conversion, colour and contrast, filters, cropping or removing minor distracting elements is permitted to convey your artistic vision.

Advanced editing such as composites and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited.

Contestants may need to provide the RAW / unedited image if requested. Only images taken from 1 August 2017 – 30 September 2019 will be allowed for 2019 awards.

You may enter as many images/films/albums as you want in the competition, but you can’t enter the same item into two different categories

All photographers must have consent for their submitted photos to be displayed on our social media platforms.

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry.

The photographer or cinematographer must have been officially commissioned by the subjects to record their event (regarding wedding photography only). Second shooters who have been contracted by the main photographer/cinematographer may enter their work with written consent of the commissioned photographer/cinematographer.

A second shooter may not enter an image where the main photographer directed or posed the subjects.

By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted entry is an original work created solely by the entrant. The entry does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph/film/album.

By entering the Contest, the contestants give Admired in Africa authorisation to utilise all submitted images for social media, gallery exhibition or print media as long as credit is give to the photographer.     

The entry must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsors, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed inappropriate will be disqualified.

Entries into the Wedding and Lifestyle divisions must have been created from one single capture (with the exception of multiple exposures of the same subject matter to achieve HDR, for example, in the Wedding and Portrait divisions).

Texture screens are allowed on images.