Thrills & Adventures portfolio

Adventures can be extreme but they can also bring a thrill to more sedate travel experiences and adventure is always relative to personal circumstances. So, whether you’re on an expedition to climb a mountain like Kilimanjaro, taking your first bungee jump, catching a wave, learning to snorkel, conquering a fear of heights or simply venturing into the big city for the first time, show us your adventure, large or small, and capture the thrill it brought.

You can enter B&W or colour images.

By entering this category twice, or entering this category once plus one of the other four-image portfolio categories once, you will automatically be considered for the top award and the title of Travel Photographer of the Year 2019.

What subjects can you include?

Anything that conveys your sense of adventure, action, excitement, exhilaration.

How many images?

Four images per portfolio.

What are the judges looking for?

Four related images that convey a real sense of adventure.

Am I eligible?

This category is open to all photographers aged 19 and above.

How many times can I enter?

You can enter this category as many times as you want to.

What is the category entry fee?

£18 for each portfolio entry.


The winner of this category will receive a Fujifilm X-T3 camera with 18-55mm lens, a jacket and trousers from Páramo and membership of The Royal Photographic Society.

The judges will also select their favourite image from all the submitted portfolios. The winner of the Best Single Image award for each portfolio category receives a Genesis Imaging giclée exhibition print.

Image © Jakub Rybicki