Congratulations to the Winners!
B&H is pleased to announce the grand prize winner of the B&H Wilderness Photo Competition as Jamie MacArthur's "A Splash of Blue" from the Birding category.

Grand Prize Winner: Jamie MacArthur, United Kingdom
GRAND PRIZE
Jamie MacArthur
United Kingdom
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Jamie spent several days in a blind in the heat, getting bitten by insects to finally get this shot. Congratulations Jamie MacArthur for a fine photograph that attracted the eyes of the judges by showing your perseverance in getting the peak of action with an uncommon bird.

Jamie will be enjoying an African Safari for two courtesy of Journeys Unforgettable and Wilderness Safaris along with some new photo gear purchased at B&H with his $500 Gift Card. Jamie is from the United Kingdom and we look forward to seeing the images that Jamie produces on Safari in Botswana.
People's Choice Winner: Charles Chessler, The United States
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Charles Chessler
The United States
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The People's Choice Popular Vote Award goes to Charles Chessler of New York City. Charles won this category due to an outstanding image and the support the photo community bestowed on him to accumulate the most verified votes. Charles will be going on Safari to Namibia and looks forward to photographing the wilderness in all its glory.

The B&H Wilderness Contest asks that you explore your world with a camera and understand that without conservation, what you photograph stands a chance of not being photographed by the next generation. Conservation is about awareness and your photographs and travel can make a difference.
The other 8 categories are comprised of skilled and artistic photographers whose photographs were chosen from thousands upon thousands of entries. These are our semi finalists and will each be receiving a $500 Gift Card from B& Photo Video and Pro-Audio.

Land Mammals: Giorgia Karampatou
LAND MAMMALS
Giorgia Karampatou
Abu Dhabi
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Aquatic (Marine and Freshwater): Cary Maures
AQUATIC (MARINE AND FRESHWATER)
Cary Maures
The United States
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Culture People: Adam Jurgilewicz
CULTURE/WILDERNESS/PEOPLE
Adam Jurgilewicz
Poland
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Conservation/Man and the Environment: Jeffrey Kirkpatrick
CONSERVATION/MAN AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Jeffrey Kirkpatrick
Australia
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Conservation/Man and the Environment: Christopher Schlaf
AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES:
Christopher Schlaf
The United States
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Macro: Peter Alinson
MACRO (FLORA/INSECTS):
Peter Alinson
The United States
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Animals in Zoos and Captivity: Octavio Aburto
ANIMALS IN ZOOS AND CAPTIVITY:
Octavio Aburto
Mexico
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Landscape/Scenery: Petar Sabol
LANDSCAPE/SCENERY:
Petar Sabol
Croatias
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B&H, Wilderness Safaris, South African Airlines, Journeys Unforgettable, Airlink and the Wilderness Wildlife Trust salute the winners and all the photographers who entered the contest.



Two Ways to Win African Safaris!

Wilderness photo by Brenna Rimer
SAFARI TO BOTSWANA FOR TWO
VALUED AT $22,000 USD
Awarded to the the Judged Vote Grand Prize
Our panel of expert judges will select one entry from each of our eight categories to compete for the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will Enjoy a total of six nights' accommodation in Botswana and Round Trip Airfare on South African Airways. Guests will stay in a range of Wilderness Safaris classic camps. Your trip includes all meals, park fees, scheduled daily camp activities and drinks (excluding premium brand imports) for two people on a sharing basis. Visit the "About" page for important airfare restrictions.

The seven runners up will each receive a $500 B& Gift Card.
Safari photo by Brennan Rimer
SAFARI TO NAMIBIA FOR TWO
VALUED AT $16,400 USD
Awarded to the People's Choice popular vote
Let the people judge their favorite photograph. The entry with the most votes wins a total of six nights' accommodation in Namibia from a range of Wilderness Safaris classic camps (three nights at two different camps) and Round Trip Airfare on South African Airways. Your trip includes all meals, park fees, scheduled daily camp activities and drinks (excluding premium brand imports) for two people on a sharing basis. Photographers are encouraged to invite their family and friends to vote for their image using email or social media. The most popular entry wins! Visit the "About" page for important airfare restrictions.

categories
  • Land Mammals
  • Aquatic (Marine and Freshwater)
  • Culture/Wilderness People
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Conservation/Man and The Environment
  • Birds
  • Amphibians/Reptiles
  • Macro: Flora/Insects
  • Animals in Zoos and Captivity
judges
Scott Kelby
David Cardinal
Dana Allen
Mike Myers

Michael Poliza
Martin Benadie
Peter McBride
Ron Magill

Click here for the judges' bios.


deadline
FOR ENTRIES:
January 14, 2014
EXTENDED DEADLINE:
February 28, 2014


FOR PEOPLE CHOICE VOTES:
February 28, 2014


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Prize Rules:
The prizes are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Please note that prizes may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion and the validity period may not be extended. No conversion of existing bookings.
Prizes must be booked with in 12 months of award notification
Please note the following rules and restrictions apply when redeeming SAA airlines tickets.
Each passenger will be responsible for applicable travel taxes and fuel surcharges. The tickets are subject to promotional seat availability and the following blackout periods, when travel is prohibited: January 1-15, July 1- August 31 and December 10 - 31, 2013/2014. Tickets must be issued by December 15, 2014. Once issued, prize letters and
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