The South African Photographer of the Year competition

Veronique Pretorius - Lilypad
Veronique Pretorius - Lilypad

The South African Photographer of the Year competition is an annual highlight for both amateur and professional photographers, celebrating the stunning diversity and beauty of South African and African wildlife and nature. It’s a unique platform for showcasing exceptional talent and offers participants a chance to gain recognition while contributing to nature conservation.

Join us in celebrating the art of photography and the beauty of our natural world at the South African Photographer Of The Year exhibition showcasing the shortlisted and winning photographs. It’s a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and wildlife through the lens of South Africa’s finest photographers.

The exhibition is on from Friday, 5 April from 09h00 – 15h00 and Saturday,6 April, from 09h00 – 12h00 at Orms Showroom, 56 Roeland St, Cape Town City Centre and there is no entrance fee.

The 2022 winning images can be viewed on

For more information about the competition, please visit the South African Photographer of the Year website on