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Travel Photographer of the Year Categories, Themes & Prizes
2016 Categories & Themes
tpoty category faces people encounters

Mankind

Portfolio

People and cultural diversity! Fascinating faces and characters! Portraits or people in the context of their culture, from daily life to celebrations and festivals... More

Prizes include Fujifilm professional camera and lens of your choice...

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tpoty category nature environment

Land, Sea, Sky

Portfolio

The natural world and its many diverse environments. The landscape and the light on it, the weather, the changing environment, the oceans and the underwater world, the skies from the stars to... More

Prizes include Fujifilm professional camera and lens of your choice...

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tpoty category monochromal

Journeys & Adventures

Portfolio

This category is all about your travel experiences and adventures - the journey itself or the encounters and activities which you experienced or witnessed... More

Prizes include Fujifilm professional camera and lens of your choice...

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tpoty category street culture

Eye to Eye

New talent

For an aspiring travel photographer, photographing people is often the most challenging area of photography, yet people... More

Prizes include £1,500 Staag luxury travel good, a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio or iFolio, a Paramo Halcon Traveller jacket...

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tpoty category moment in light

Wildlife & Nature

One Shot

Wildlife moments, glimpses into nature and the natural world can inspire and enrich the travel experience. With such a vast and diverse planet to explore, capture one moment... More

Prizes include Hurtigruten Norway voyage plus Paramo Torres...

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tpoty category water

Cities - Architecture & Spaces

One Shot

Man has stamped his mark on this planet through the remarkable architecture - new and old - which shapes the many great cities of the world and the spaces which surround and complement... More

Prizes include Hurtigruten Norway voyage plus Paramo Torres...

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tpoty colours world

Shaped by Light

ONE Shot

Photography is all about light and even the most mundane things and places can be sculpted and shaped by it. Ever-changing, light can make a portrait, a landscape, an experience unique to... More

Prizes include Hurtigruten Norway voyage plus Paramo Torres...

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tpoty category icaptured smartphone

iTravelled iCaptured

SMART Shot

Mobile phone and tablet photography is popular amongst travellers. Show us your best travel shot captured on your smartphone or... More

Prizes include £500 cash plus a Páramo Halcon Traveller jacket and a Plastic Sandwich iFolio case...

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TPOTY category HD video short film

Travel Shorts

HD video

This category reflects the developments in HD video in stills cameras. The winning films will feature in selected exhibitions in 2017... More

Prizes include £500 plus a Plastic Sandwich portfolio case and a Páramo Halcon Traveller jacket...

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tpoty category young travel photographer

Places & Experiences

Young Travel Photographer of the year

Travel is one of life’s great experiences and adventures. Show us where you’ve been – close to home or far away... More

Prizes include £1000 plus Photo Iconic photography tuition and a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio case...

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tpoty category travel photographer of the year

2016 Overall Winner

TRAVEL Photographer OF THE YEAR

This is the Big One!

A special award for to the photographer who is judged to have submitted the best entry in the portfolio categories... More

Prizes include £4000 plus Staag luxury & silver travel goods, a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio, £500 Paramooutdoor clothing...

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