Travel Photographer of the Year awards (pictures)

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The winning images from the international Travel Photographer of the Year awards are on show in a magnificent, free exhibition at London’s Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

The winning images from the international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (the featured image, above, is Bumbesti Jiu, Gorj county, Romania by Felicia Simion/www.tpoty.com – Runner-up, Young TPOTY 15-18) are on show in a magnificent, free exhibition at London’s Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

The exhibition runs until August 18 – open 10am-5pm Sunday to Thursday and 10am-7pm Friday and Saturday. There will be late openings to 9pm on Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th August.

During the exhibition, TPOTY will also be staging the annual festival of photography – Travel Photography Live! at the Royal Geographical Society. This interactive, informative and hugely entertaining event starts with “In conversation with” evenings with wildlife photographer Andy Rouse (July 17th) and award-winning photojournalist Nick Danziger (July 24th).

A weekend (July 27th and 28th) of talks and workshops follows from some of the world’s leading travel, landscape, adventure, people, advertising location and wildlife photographers – including Colin Prior, Steve Bloom, Chris Weston, Jim Marks, Martin Hartley, Eamonn McCabe and Philip Lee Harvey.

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Craig Easton wins the Cutty Sark Award for the overall winner

Craig Easton
The Minch, Western Isles, Scotland. A series of images called ‘Dreich’ – an old Scottish word to describe the wet, grey, miserable, dank. Photo: Craig Easton/www.tpoty.com
Craig Easton
Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland. This is a series of images called ‘Dreich’ – an old Scottish word to describe the wet, grey, miserable, dank. Photo: Craig Easton/www.tpoty.com
Craig Easton
In Paris, France. “French privacy laws now dictate that I had to ensure that no-one was recognisable in the images, which led me to the idea of silhouettes against an iconic background.” Photo: Craig Easton/www.tpoty.com

Winner, New Talent Portfolio – Another World

Travel Photographer of the Year
In Siberia, Russia. “Yamalo Nemets’ winter camp in the tundra. This young girl collects wood in the forest.” Photo: Alessandra Meniconzi/www.tpoty.com

Winner, Portfolio – People Watching

Groundnut harvest near Bagan, Burma
Groundnut harvest near Bagan, Burma. Photo: Philip Lee Harvey/www.tpoty.com

Commended, New Talent Portfolio – Another World

Dmitry Miroshnikov/www.tpoty.com
At Port St. Johns, South Africa. “Dolphins herding the sardines into a ‘bait ball’ which they then swim through with their mouths open to gulp up their prey.” Photo: Dmitry Miroshnikov/www.tpoty.com

Winner, Portfolio – Wild Planet

Wild Planet Win Marsel Van Oosten
Namib desert, Namibia. Photo: Marsel van Oosten/www.tpoty.com

Special Mention, Portfolio – People Watching

Jino Lee/www.tpoty.com
In Bali, Indonesia. “Two salt farmers indulging in their favourite pastime; a round of a friendly rooster fight!” Photo: Jino Lee/www.tpoty.com

Winner, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – People Watching

Michal Jastrzebski/www.tpoty.com
In Spitsbergen, Norway. “Glaucous gulls fight over scraps left by a polar bear.” Photo:
Michal Jastrzebski/www.tpoty.com

Highly Commended, Portfolio – Journeys

Timothy Allen/www.tpoty.com
The abandoned Buzludja monument, Balkan Mountain range, Bulgaria. Photo: Timothy Allen/www.tpoty.com

Special Mention, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Journeys

David Lazar/www.tpoty.com
Masai Mara, Kenya. Photo: David Lazar/www.tpoty.com

Winner, First Shot – Big City

Anka Sliwa/www.tpoty.com
Shoreditch, London, England. Photo: Anka Sliwa/www.tpoty.com

Winner, YPA Emerging Talent Award

Chase Guttman/www.tpoty.com
Amish mud sale, Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania, USA. Photo: Chase Guttman/www.tpoty.com

Winner, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Journeys

Andrew Newey/www.tpoty.com
Siberut Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo: Andrew Newey/www.tpoty.com

Special Mention, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Journeys

 Jonathan Munshi/www.tpoty.com
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Jonathan Munshi/www.tpoty.com

Special Mention, Young Travel Photographer – Places & Faces

Mateusz Piesiak/www.tpoty.com
Austrian alps. Photo: Mateusz Piesiak/www.tpoty.com
Travel Photographer of the Year awards (pictures) was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Oonagh Shiel
Author: Oonagh Shiel (3252 posts)

Content Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!