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Young Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel - My Camera, My Travels


© Darpan Basak, India

TPOTY 2016

Through your eyes and through your lens show us your travels, whether it’s a journey or holiday in your own country or somewhere further away.

You can enter colour or B&W images.

What subjects can you include?

Any place you've been on your travels and anything you've seen or experienced while travelling, but make sure to try to make your pictures fit together and tell a story of what you saw and did while travelling.

How many images?

4 related images showing us your view of the destination or destinations.

What are the judges looking for?

A carefully thought-out set of pictures which show us your view of your travels or of a particular place, a link between the images in your portfolio, creativity, originality.

Am I eligible?

This category is only for photographers aged 18 years and under on the closing date - 25th September 2017. Young TPOTY is divided into two age groups: 15-18 years old and 14 years & under. A winner will be chosen from each of the two age groups. The theme is the same for both age groups.

The judges will also choose one overall winner - Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 - from all the entries, regardless of entrant age.

How many times can I enter?

You can enter this category as often as you wish.

Sponsors & Prizes In Detail

The Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 wins £500, a personalised Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio book or iFolio (more info), a place on a Photo iconic photography workshop (more info) and membership of the Royal Photographic Society (more info)


The winners of the 14 years & under age group and the 15 to 18 years age group will each receive £250.


All three winners, plus a guardian, will also win a place on a Photo iconic photography workshop (more info).






2017 Sponsors & Partners


TPOTY Fujifilm


TPOTY Genesis


TPOTY Hurtigruten


TPOTY Jack Wills


TPOTY Paramo


TPOTY Photo Iconic


TPOTY Plastic Sandwich


TPOTY Royal Photographic Society


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