1 August 2012 | 3 Comments
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I was searching around in the bushes for insects to photograph when I spotted this mosquito on a leaf on a farm near Lindley’s Poort Dam. It was the first time I photographed a mosquito, and although it was very difficult without a tripod, I was thrilled with the result.
Getaway Gallery Photography competition 2012 brought to you by Canon
Since 1989 we at Getaway have been inundated with awesome photographs from our readers and have been showcasing the very best of these with our monthly Getaway Gallery competition. Below are this year's finalists that stand a chance to win our best prizes yet with a fantastic selection of Canon cameras and lenses up for grabs.
You, along with guest judges Shem Compion, Cameron Ewart-Smith and Karin Schermbrucker, can decide who will claim the Getaway Gallery 2012 photographer of the year title by casting your vote on your favourite images below. Voting closes at midnight on 31 October and the winners will be announced in the January issue of Getaway. Good luck to all the finalists and may the best image win!