A selection of the best readers’ photographs submitted to the Getaway Gallery photo competition for February 2017.

Getaway Gallery is a prestigious showcase of the best photographs our readers have to offer. We have exciting prizes to be won this year to the value of over R202 100, from equipment through to a photographic safari in Botswana. 

Each month, readers can vote online for their favourite image. Voting for this gallery is now closed.

The winner of Image of the Month is Jan van Rensburg with 129 votes for his image ‘Malachite Sunbird’. Congratulations, Jan!

Jan receives a Manfrotto MMXPROA3 Monopod valued at R1295. 


Take a look at our 2016 winners for more inspirational images.

Submit your images here