The Annual SANParks Photo Competition 2018, brought to you by Total SA

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Voting is now open for the Annual SANParks Photo Competition 2018, brought to you by Total South Africa. To vote, please register and cast your vote in each of our categories. Remember, our overall winner stands the chance to win a 2018 Toyota Landcruiser 76! Voting closes on 8 September 2018 at 23:00 PM. Go vote today at: https://bit.ly/2PbQrMB
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Firstly, a very big CONGRATS to all the finalists in this year 's competition. :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Secondly,I have voted(must say, it was a very difficult choice) for all the categories bar one - the compact photo stories. I have tried to get the photo stories to load on numerous occasions but the first pic of each of the photo stories loads and when I try to go in to an individual photo story, the original pic of each of the 5 photo stories reloads. Yes, I have pressed the refresh link as well as F5, but still cannot see the individual stories. Anybody else experiencing this problem? Strange that the DSLR photo stories loaded without any problem, so it can't be linked to the internet/bandwidth. I would love to be able to see the photo stories so that I can vote for this category as well. :wall:
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wanderw wrote:Firstly, a very big CONGRATS to all the finalists in this year 's competition. :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Secondly,I have voted(must say, it was a very difficult choice) for all the categories bar one - the compact photo stories. I have tried to get the photo stories to load on numerous occasions but the first pic of each of the photo stories loads and when I try to go in to an individual photo story, the original pic of each of the 5 photo stories reloads. Yes, I have pressed the refresh link as well as F5, but still cannot see the individual stories. Anybody else experiencing this problem? Strange that the DSLR photo stories loaded without any problem, so it can't be linked to the internet/bandwidth. I would love to be able to see the photo stories so that I can vote for this category as well. :wall:


Hi wanderw,

Please do a few hard refresh ( ctrl & F5). This solves the problem of not seeing all photos in the series.

Thanks for taking the time to vote :gflower:
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Many thanks LQ! Took quite a few hard refreshers! :thumbs_up:
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:thumbs_up:

Worth doing a few hard refreshes! :D
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Voted, amazing pictures! :thumbs_up:
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Announcement of the Winners of the Annual SANParks Photo Competition 2018

Announcement of the Winners of the Annual SANParks Photo Competition 2018
11 September 2018

Congratulations to all the winners of the Annual SANParks Photo Competition 2018, brought to you by Total South Africa.

Overall Winners:
1st Prize: Robert Hofmeyr - Compact/Mobile Landscapes
2nd Prize: Kim Marriott - Compact/Mobile Landscapes
3rd Prize: Micky Wiswedel - DSLR Fauna & Flora

Category Winners:
Andre Victor – Compact/Mobile Fauna & Flora
Robert Hofmeyr - Compact/Mobile Landscapes
Lauren Tee – Compact/Mobile Lifestyle
Terry de Ridder – Compact/Mobile Photo Stories
Micky Wiswedel - DSLR Fauna & Flora
Stephan van Wyk – DSLR Landscapes
Micky Wiswedel – DSLR Lifestyle
Elize Labuschagne - DSLR Photo Stories

Thank you to all who entered and contributed to the competition. To view the winning images: www.sanparks.org/about/photo_competition/voting/
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:congrats: to all the winners :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Overall Winners:

1st Prize: Robert Hofmeyr - Compact/Mobile Landscapes

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2nd Prize: Kim Marriott - Compact/Mobile Landscapes

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3rd Prize: Micky Wiswedel - DSLR Fauna & Flora

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Category Winners:

Andre Victor – Compact/Mobile Fauna & Flora

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Lauren Tee – Compact/Mobile Lifestyle

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Terry de Ridder – Compact/Mobile Photo Stories

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Stephan van Wyk – DSLR Landscapes

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Micky Wiswedel – DSLR Lifestyle

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Elize Labuschagne - DSLR Photo Stories

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Congratulations to the winners, the quality of all the pics were absolutely fantastic! :clap: :clap:
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Congratulations to all the winners! :clap: :clap:

High standard of photos in all the categories :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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:clap: for the overall winner, for all the other winners and for the finalists :gflower:
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:congrats: to all the winners and finalists.
Superb photos.
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Congrats to all the winners :clap: :clap: :clap: Great photographs. :thumbs_up:
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Some great photos here .... but I am a little confused at the results - I read the rules again just to be certain and Rule 12 is pretty clear ...

No extreme manipulation or filters are allowed. The faithful representation of what you saw at the time of taking the shot must be maintained. Sandwich shots, HDR, double exposures, photographs which consist in any way of more than one separate image and images that have been digitally manipulated outside of the guidelines below are not eligible.

...maybe I'm misreading it but the 1st Prize looks quite heavily processed for HDR.....?

I'm also trying to figure the 2nd prize .... is that a flooded waterhole at Saamevloeing in KTP? ... and, although overcast, it appears that the sun is to the North (a little before midday) .... which would make the beautiful converging rays a little out of place..... I even went to my ephemeris for better understanding but found the passage of the sun to be quite a bit further South .... I would love to be wrong but I can't wrap my brain around it....

It would be nice if we could see some of the details of the photographs regarding place, time, etc.....
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