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2017 Finalists

Shortlisted Entrants

Over the years Travel Photographer of the Year has received entries from 126 countries and each year many, many thousands of images are submitted. It is therefore a big achievement to be shortlisted as a finalist for the last round of judging.

This takes place at the beginning of December 2017. Results and winners will be announced in mid-December.

Photographers from 39 countries have reached the final phase of judging of the 2017 competition. The following photographers have been shortlisted in the 2017 awards.

Finalists By Category

Celebration of Humanity

Portfolio

Ana Abrao

Portugal

Enrique Lopez-Tapia

Spain

Timothy Allen

UK

Nick Ng

Malaysia

Tom Bourdon

UK

Asbjorn M Olsen

Norway

Nathan Brayshaw

Australia

Giuseppe Pons

Italy

Zhengjun Chen

China

Alamsyah Rauf

Indonesia

Charlie Clift

UK

Christopher Roche

Ireland

Trevor Cole

UK

Jose Antonio Rosas

Peru

Victoria Dempster

UK

Paul Sansome

UK

Xiaolian Dong

China

Alain Schroeder

Belgium

Stuart Dunn

UK

Magdalena Strakova

Czech Republic

Jorge Fernandez

Spain

Jeremy Woodhouse

UK

Katy Gomez-Lopez

Spain

Ping Xu

China

Gavin Gough

UK

Robin Yong

Malaysia

Yana Hu

China

Honghui Zhu

China

Yi Huang

China

 

Celebration of Humanity

Best Single Image in a Portfolio

(additional to above)

Dimitar Karanikolov

Bulgaria

Alexandre Rotenberg

UK

France Leclerc

USA

Somraj Sahu

India

Michele Martinelli

Italy

Huifen Wang

China

David Pickens

UK

Yanbin Wang

China

Mirko Pieruccini

Italy

Xiaoqing Zhang

China

Earth & Climate

Portfolio

Tim Bird

Finland/UK

Erez Marom

Israel

Ben Cherry

UK

Ben McRae

Australia

Trevor Cole

UK

Ignacio Palacios

Spain/Australia

Barbara Dall'Angelo

Italy

Jose Antonio Rosas

Peru

Axel Fassio

Italy

Somraj Sahu

India

Roie Galitz

Israel

Dani Salva

Spain

Johnny Haglund

Norway

Paul Sansome

UK

Thomas Kalak

Germany

Joel Santos

Portugal

Dave Kan

Australia

Alexey Suloev

Russia

Katherine Keates

Canada

Ron Tear

UK

Stephen King

Hong Kong

Mauro Tronto

Italy

Matjaz Krivic

Slovenia

Ron Tear

UK

Angiolo Manetti

Italy

Sebastian Vasiu

Romania

Roberto Marchegiani

Italy

Enrico Villa

Portugal

Earth & Climate

Best Single Image in a Portfolio

(additional to above)

Luca Bracalii

Italy

Duncan Phillips

UK

Diana Buzoianu

Bulgaria

Anil Sud

Canada

Raimondo Norberto Giamberduca

Italy

David Wrangborg

Sweden

Glen Howey

New Zealand

 

Tales of Adventure

Portfolio

Franco Banfi

Italy

Emiliano Pinnizzotto

Italy

Diana Buzoianu

Romania

Ben Pipe

UK

Suwandi Chandra

Indonesia

Beniamino Pisati

Italy

Cezary Filew

Poland

Alamsyah Rauf

Indonesia

Rick Findler

UK

Alun Richardson

UK

Wenbin Gong

China

David Rippin

UK

Annie Guttridge

USA

Andrew Robertson

UK

Johnny Haglund

Norway

Emmanuel Rondeau

France

Jorgen Johanson

Norway

Alain Schroeder

Belgium

Matjaz Krivic

Slovenia

Anil Sud

Canada

Yan Li

China

Alexey Suloev

Russia

Hoang Long Ly

Vietnam

David Swindler

USA

Xinghui Ma

China

Shenghua Yang

China

Pierpaolo Mittica

Italy

Hongjun Yue

China

Katarzyna Nizinkiewicz

Poland

 

Tales of Adventure

Best Single Image in a Portfolio

(additional to above)

Lola Akinmade Akerstrom

Nigeria/Sweden

Philip Lee Harvey

UK

My Camera, My Travels

Young Travel Photographer of the Year portfolio

15 to 18 years old

Axel Boberg

Sweden

Josiah Huddleston

Japan

Gianluca Chincoli

Italy

Riccardo Marchegiani

Italy

Tanvi DG

India

Lauren Smewing

UK

Saide Heiner

USA

Michael Theodric

Indonesia

Alexis Hinz-Morrow

USA

 

My Camera, My Travels

Young Travel Photographer of the Year portfolio

14 years old & under

Joao Borges

Brazil

Yinzhi Pan

China

Ankit Kumar

India

Isabella Smith

USA

Maddie Nolan

USA

Morgan Wolfers

USA

Food - Flavours of the World

One Shot - single image category

Lola Akinmade Akerstrom

Nigeria/Sweden

Beniamino Pisati

Italy

Emma Boyns

UK

Rupert Sagar-Musgrave

UK

Tessa Bunney

UK

Martin Siering

Germany

Johnny Haglund

Norway

Bhagiraj Sivagnanasundaram

Sri Lanka /Australia

Catherine Illsley

Germany

Joseph Smith

Malta

Peter Karry

UK

Marina Spironetti

Italy

Henry Kenyon

UK

Oscar Tarneberg

UK

Alexey Kharitonov

Russia

Mark Parren Taylor

UK

Ya Kuang

China

Raffaele Tuzio

Italy

Jianhui Liao

China

Luca Venturi

Italy

Hoang Long Ly

Vietnam

Ruben Vicente

Portugal

Angiolo Manetti

Italy

Hsin-Yi Wang

China

Barry Mayes

UK

Karolina Wiercigroch

Poland

Borna Mirahmadian

Iran

Jeremy Woodhouse

UK

Primary Colours - Red, Green, Blue

One Shot - single image category

Tania Abitbol

Spain

Lee Pengelly

UK

Timothy Allen

UK

Jacek Obloj

UK

Chaoyang Cai

China

Sergey Pesterev

Russia

Hailun Cao

China

Yanping Qiu

China

Zhou Chen

China

Joseph Smith

Malta

Halu Chow

Hong Kong

Achmad Sumawijaya

Indonesia

Bjoern Holland

Germany

Wendy Timmermans

Netherlands

Deying Huang

China

Viet Van Tran

Vietnam

Guixiang Huang

China

Sebastian Vasiu

Romania

Andrea Izzotti

Italy

Ingrid Vekemans

Belgium

Michael Kerr

Ireland

Enrico Villa

Portugal

Kristian Leven

UK

Danny Yen Sin Wong

Malaysia

Huijan Li

China

Liang Wu

China

Zay Yar Lin

Myanmar

Yuehui Xu

China

Neville Morgan

UK

Jinyi Zhang

China

Justin Mott

USA

 

Wildlife, Sealife

One Shot - single image category

Alby Ball

UK

Yong Miao

China

Guillaume Bihet

France

Roberto Nistri

Italy

Tim Bird

Finland/UK

Asbjorn M Olsen

Norway

Craig Churchill

UK

Ignacio Palacios

Spain/Australia

Barbara Dall'Angelo

Italy

Matthieu Rivart

France

Jeff Derx

UK

Jessica Rogers

USA

Daisy Gilardini

Switzerland

Johan Siggesson

Sweden

Cari Hill

New Zealand

Laura Storm

UK

Neil Jackson

UK

Mari Tada

USA

Shaoqin Ji

China

Ron Tear

UK

Alexey Kharitonov

Russia

Enrico Villa

Portugal

Sonalini Khetrapal

India

Jiujiang Xie

China

Thomas Kokta

Germany

Shenghua Yang

China

Panos Laskarakis

Greece

Yiliang Yang

China

Katy Laveck-Foster

USA

Chengjun Yu

China

Ming Li

China

Hongjun Yue

China

Xinghui Ma

China

Mingyou Zhang

China

Milko Marchetti

Italy

Alexandre Zindy

France

Destination

New Talent Portfolio

Duane Bridger

Australia

Jojje Olsson

Sweden

Luke David

Australia

Matthieu Rivart

France

Jorge Fernadez

Spain

Joerg Seifert

Germany

Gilad Fiskus

Israel

Jan Skwara

Poland

Oleg Gaponyuk

Russia

Simon-James Smith

UK

Ryan Green

Ireland

Tom Stahl

USA

Cat Gundry-Beck

UK

Alexey Suloev

Russia

Yana Hu

China

Oscar Tarneberg

UK

Jorgen Johanson

Norway

Raffaele Tuzio

Italy

Dimitar Karanikolov

Bulgaria

Huifang Wu

China

Angelo Manetti

Italy

Xiaoqing Zhang

China

Yong Miao

China

Alexandre Zindy

France

iTravelled

Smart Shot - smart phone and tablet category

Andres Aparicio

USA

Deborah Jordan

South Africa

Susie Byard

UK

Katherine Keates

Canada

Suwandi Chandra

Indonesia

Stephen King

Hong Kong

Dominic Chiu

Hong Kong

Mark Leadbitter

UK

Kerry Christiani

UK

Guangjian Li

China

Jo Cope

UK

Barry Mayes

UK

Emma Davies

UK

Melissa Short

UK

Pier Luigi Dodi

Italy

Tony Smith

UK

Simon Hathaway

UK

Pia Vachha

Netherlands

Connor Hawke

USA

Yanhong Zhang

China

Colin Hoskins

UK

 

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