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The 2021 Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) awards are open for entries.

Run by photographers for photographers, TPOTY is truly global – wherever you live in the world and whether you are amateur or professional, beginner or expert, young or old, Travel Photographer of the Year is for you!

We have new categories and a brand-new online entry system, and we can’t wait to see your entries.

Plus, there’s exciting new entry option which allows you to submit 10 images in one entry (any mixture of portfolio and single images or just single images) for just £40, making a huge saving! FLASH SALE! Use code AUG21 from August 27-30 and save 20% on your entry fees. Or join Eye for the Light and save 10% more plus enjoy exclusive podcasts and content and a free entry!

Get FREE entries – Join Eye for the Light and become a TPOTY member

TPOTY has launched a new membership area – Eye for the Light. It’s an online magazine and magazine with engaging features, advice, opinions and interviews with talented photographers, travellers, competition judges and people with an in-depth knowledge of the worlds of photography and travel.

You don’t need to be an Eye for the Light member to enter TPOTY, but you get some great benefits if you are!

When you join you’ll get a FREE one shot entry or portfolio entries to TPOTY and discounts on additional entries. Membership also includes a free gift card for the TPOTy shop, discounts on cameras and accessories, printing and other goodies from our partners.

Click to visit Eye for the Light, brought to you by Travel Photographer of the Year.

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Image credits on this page: Top – Luigi Ruopolo; slide show – Marsel van Oosten, Phan Khanh, Pavos Evangelidis, Mark Athaony Atgay, James Smart, Paul Sansome; above: M Raman
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