Addicted to wildlife and nature photography? Not to even mention inspiring tales and the inside scoop from professionals behind the lens? Get your fix at the annual and highly anticipated Wild Shots Wildlife Photography Symposium in Cape Town on 1 December 2018.

Now in its seventh year, Wild Shots Wildlife Photography Symposium promises a truly unforgettable day when 13 of the world’s most celebrated wildlife and nature photographers – from seven countries – will share gripping scenes from the wilderness. Their passion and talent will blow you away. Get booking – there’s only space for 280 delegates.

Winner of 2017’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year, renowned photojournalist Brent Stirton will take to the Wild Shots stage all the way from New York as this year’s keynote speaker. No stranger to numerous photography awards, Brent’s work has been published by National Geographic, Vanity Fair, Time and The New York Times – to mention but a few. The Durban-born photographer will be discussing conservation and how to get the message across.

A former poacher turned informant with tusks from an illegal hoard. Picture by Brent Stirton

A former poacher turned informant with tusks from an illegal hoard. Picture by Brent Stirton

When an impala braves a hippo infested river… Picture by Hannes Lochner

When an impala braves a hippo infested river… Picture by Hannes Lochner

Photographer Britta Jaschinski says: “The public gets used to pictures of burning ivory. We need another wake up call.”

Photographer Britta Jaschinski says: “The public gets used to pictures of burning ivory. We need another wake up call.”

It took some five hours to get this shot of Vincent the snail. Picture by Marcus Jooste

It took some five hours to get this shot of Vincent the snail. Picture by Marcus Jooste

A shoal of dusky dolphins off Cape Point. Picture by Allen Walker

A shoal of dusky dolphins off Cape Point. Picture by Allen Walker

Other speakers include Hannes Lochner, Peter and Beverley Pickford, Britta Jaschinski, Jonathan Critchley, Allen Walker, Marcus Jooste and David Gulden.

Where: Nedbank Auditorium, V&A Waterfront
When: 1 December 2018
Time: 09:00-17:00

Early bird special

Register online before 1 September 2018 and only pay R750 for a full delegate package. Thereafter, tickets sell for R950. The full delegate package includes entry to the full programme of events, presentations and panel discussions by award-winning photographers, book signings and exhibition area, lunch and refreshments, and a delegate pack. Pensioners (over 65 years) and students will pay R750 per person. Send an email to [email protected] for more information.