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Travel Photographer of the Year Categories, Themes & Prizes
2015 Categories & Themes
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Faces, People, Encounters

Portfolio

People! Fascinating faces! Close up portraits or people in the context of their culture, from daily life to celebrations and festivals. Individuals or groups... More

Prizes include £1,000 cash...

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Nature & Environment

Portfolio

The natural world and all that’s in it. The largest mammal to smallest insects and birds. The untouched, pristine landscape to that tarnished by man. Conservation and preservation, natural erosion... More

Prizes include £1,000 cash...

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Monochromal

Portfolio

Black and white (B&W) photography presents a very different challenge for photographers and, with the absence of colour, good composition, use of light, tone, shadow and highlight... More

Prizes include StaaG luxury leather travel gear...

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Street Culture

New talent

Every culture, every country, every city, town or village has its street life and a sense of community which accompanies it. In this category we want you to show us life and culture at street level... More

Prizes include £1,000 cash...

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A Moment in Light

One Shot

Light and a photographer’s use of it defines an image. Capture a moment in which the light is remarkable or interesting... More

Prizes include a Railbookers City Break to Lyon...

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Water

One Shot

Over 70% on our planet’s surface is covered by water and even where it’s not, water is essential to sustain life. Show us an image which is about water in any of its many forms or usages... More

Prizes include a Railbookers City Break to Amsterdam...

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Colours of the World

ONE Shot

Celebrate our colourful planet in a single image. Strong colours, primary colours, secondary colours, pastel colours, vibrant colours... More

Prizes include a Railbookers City Break to Bruges...

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iCaptured

SMART Shot

NEW CATEGORY - Mobile phone and tablet photography is popular amongst travellers. Show us what you capture on you smartphone or tablet on your travels... More

Prizes include £500 cash...

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Travel Shorts

HD video

This HD video category - Travel Shorts reflects the developments in HD video in stills cameras. The winning films, lasting between 1 and 2 minutes, will feature in our exhibitions in... More

Prizes include £500...

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Travels Through My Lens

Young Travel Photographer of the year 2015

Where do you go on your travels or your holidays? This year we want you to show us the places you travelled to and the destinations you visited. You can include anything you saw and it can...

Prizes include £250 cash in each age group... More

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Overall Winner

TRAVEL Photographer OF THE YEAR 2015

This is the Big One!

The Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 will win £2,500 plus a special award... More

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