Your Shot Winner: Baobab Alley, Madagascar

This issue’s winning ‘You Shot’ photograph was captured by Kevin Fairburn.

“I was in Madagascar for the first time to explore the country on board a rented motorcycle.

There is a dirt road that runs between the towns of Morondava and Belo Sur Tsiribihina in the central west where these magnificent trees line the road.

These are commonly referred to as Grandidier’s Baobab. They are endemic to the island of Madagascar and currently an endangered species.

People believe that most of the trees there are over 800 years old, but as their trunks are filled with stored water, they are difficult to accurately date. Sunset moments here are otherworldly.”

– Kevin Fairburn, Sydney

Think you’ve got a winning photo?

Upload your best image via our Your Shot Photo Competition page.

To be considered, it must be sent as high-res (300dpi at a minimum of 10cm wide).

Don’t forget to include your name, email and a brief description of the destination photographed.



For this incredible winning image IT reader Kevin Fairburn has won a Tamron SP AF70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) macro lens (model number A001), valued at $1249.

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