Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2019

This year’s theme is ‘My Journey’. Awards will be given in the 14 and under and 15-18 age groups.

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 journey, 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 – 15th October 2019. 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 2019 – from all the entries, regardless of entrant age.

How many times can I enter?

You can enter this category as often as you wish.


The Young TPOTY winner receives £500, a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio book or iFolio, plus Royal Photographic Society membership. The winners of the individual age groups each receive £250 plus Royal Photographic Society membership. All three young winners also win a place on a Photo Iconic one-day photography workshop, or receive a Photo Iconic online imaging critique.

Image © Fardin Oyan