Thumbs became the unofficial symbol of the South African elections as voters had their thumbs inked to show they had cast their vote. Photo: Darryn van der Walt.
Natasya Tay took this photo of an inker waiting for the next person...
...Making her mark. The inker marks a voter's thumb. Photo: Natasya Tay.
Thumbnails marked with indelible ink show these South Africans have cast their vote. Photo: Nico Olwagen.
Simon Gerber was one of the many who voted in the election. Turnout was 77%.
Richard Wooding took this photo of Miss Cat as she considers the vote. He said: "I doubt the ANC or DA cater to feline needs."
Photographer Terry Kass said "People of all cultures and backgrounds voted for a better future." Send your photos to email@example.com. For terms and conditions see right.