Mega post: View the incredible winning photos and runner ups in the Kirstenbosch Centenary Photographic Competition!

The Kirstenbosch Botanical Society celebrated their 100th anniversary this year by hosting a photographic competition.

Over the year, we’ve been sharing the impressive monthly winning images in both the open and student categories, and the competition’s overall winners were announced at a prize giving ceremony and exhibition at the Botanical Society’s Conservatory on 28 November.

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Overall winner in the open category Kevin Shields with his Canon 60D.

The overall winners received a Canon 60D kit and Canon G1 X respectively, sponsored by Canon SA, and Orms printed the photos at the exhibition.

Winning Photos

A1_ Kevin Shields_Helmut the Frog

Overall winner in the open category: “Helmut the Frog” by Kevin Shields.

B1_Bruce Lee_I Got You

Overall winner in the student category: “I Got You” by Bruce Lee.

The Best of the Runner Ups

Featured image above: “Sunbird in breeding plumage” by Jeanette du Toit.

A5_Jeanette du Toit_ Face to Face

Overall runner up: “Face to Face” by Jeanette du Toit.

A11_Bipin Prag_Rocket Protea

Overall runner up: “Rocket Protea” by Bipin Prag.

A10_Howard Langley_Sunbirds at Play

Overall runner up: “Sunbirds at Play” by Howard Langley.

A8_HC Jacques Kloppers_Flower Swarm

Overall runner up: “Flower Swarm” by Jacques Kloppers.

A12_Neil Overy_Strelitzia Spectrum

Overall runner up: “Strelitzia Spectrum” by Neil Overy.

June A_W Michael Wrankmore_Sunbird in Breeding Plumage

June finalist: Michael Wrankmore.

June A_HC Jenny Morkel_ Leucadendrons Aflame

June finalist: Leucadendrons Aflame by Jenny Morkel.

June A_M Sofie De Meyer_Hide and Seek

June finalist: “Hide and Seek” by Sofie de Meyer.

July A_HC Michelle Nel_A poser of note

July finalist: “A Poser of Note” by Michelle Nel.

July A_W Jeanette du Toit_Praying Mantis Feeding

July finalist: “Praying Mantis Feeding” by Jeanette du Toit.

August A_W Jeanette du Toit_ Waratah

August finalist: “Waratah” by Jeanette du Toit.

August A_HC Miranda Waldron_Chameleon on Protea

August finalist: “Chameleon on Protea” by Miranda Waldron.

August A_HC GuyLerner_Purple Dew

August finalist: “Purple Dew” by Guy Lerner.

Septmeber A_W Michael Wrankmore_The Pollinator

September finalist: “The Pollinator” by Michael Wrankmore.

October A_HC  Isreal Ruiz_Contrast Cutie

October finalist: “Contrast Cutie” by Isreal Ruiz.

October A_HC Mike Wrankmore_Lynx Spider

October finalist: “Lynx Spider” by Michael Wrankmore.

Photos From The Prize Giving And Exhibition

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