Benjamin Mkapa Africa Wildlife Photography Award opens for entries

Benjamin Mkapa Africa Wildlife Photography Award 2022
(Image credit: Kevin Dooley)

In celebration of World Wildlife Day on 3 March, the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Nature’s Best Photography (NBP) has just opened up submissions for the 2022 competition.  From 3 March - 1 June, photos can be submitted via the website and winners will be decided by a panel of world-class judges. 

Following the success of last year’s inaugural award, this year’s is particularly special as it marks the 60th anniversary of AWF. The organization was founded by former Tanzanian President, H.E. Benjamin Mkapa who dedicated his life to conservation education in Africa. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.