Indigenous to East and Southern Africa (Flora, Fauna & Wilderness only)

Wilderness and Wildlife Indigenous to Fifteen Southern & East African countries and Six nearby Island Groups in the Indian Ocean.

Eye Contact

This challenge closed about 6 years ago.

The Challenge

Enter any shot of an animal/bird/insect indigenous to East and Southern Africa where there is direct eye contact between the subject and the photographer.
The face of the animal/insect being photographed should be the main subject of focus, and should take up a good portion of the composition.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for the entry or entries you consider to be the best.

Rewards & Prizes

The winning entry will be the group avatar for a month!!

Additional Information

Please submit all entries to the group as well, and when you’re doing that, please remember to include the location of the shot in the notes!

Cover Image: Plains Zebra 3 by Olitto


The Top Ten

A face only a mother can love by Susan van Zyl

A face only a mother can love by Susan van Zyl was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 14 votes.

  • Blue Monkey by Peter Denness
  • YEAH, I AM WATCHING YOU! - Spotted Hyaena - Crocuta crocuta by Magriet Meintjes
  • Possesive predator by Yolande van der Merwe
  • Cheetah Portrait by Nickolay Stanev
  • Leopard cub playing with reeds by Erik Schlogl
  • Doing the splits. by Sharon Bishop
  • Where Lions Hide by laureenr
  • Gossip by Kamila  Jerichow
  • the king by Pascal Lee (LIPF)

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