Landscapes & Adventure portfolio
Take us on an adventure, a journey across some of this planet’s beautiful and breath-taking landscapes – from the highest peak to the lowest valley, or vast expanses of ocean from above or below, and to the most challenging or remote areas- as time, light and climate shape and change them. If you wish, you can include people or wildlife but only to give context to the images.
In a portfolio of four images (colour or black & white) we would like you to show us environments, landscapes, seascapes that make us gasp – make us feel we are on the adventure with you.
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 2021.
What subjects can you include?
Awe-inspiring landscapes, seascapes, extreme weather
How many images?
Four images per portfolio.
What are the judges looking for?
A portfolio of four related images that CHRIS TO COMPLETE
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 more than once.
What is the category entry fee?
£18 for each portfolio entry or £30 for two four-image portfolios. Or submit any 10 images – in single image categories, portfolios or a combination of both (for example two four-image portfolios and two single image categories) entered at the same time for £40.
Do I need to shoot new material to be able to enter this category?
No! We have always allowed entrants to submit images from their archives – i.e. contemporary photography shot in recent years – and have always said that ‘travel starts when you leave your home’ and never has this been more important than in a time of global pandemic. Entries close on 12th October, so, depending on when travel restrictions are lifted, there may also be time for you to shoot new material before the closing date. But we want to stress that, in these extraordinary times, entrants should not make unnecessary journeys or break any lockdown that may be in force in their country of residence in order to take photographs to submit, and archive images are always welcome in TPOTY.
Please see the information on digital manipulation in our rules, and note that entrants who are shortlisted as finalists will be required to provide the original image files (RAW or jpeg as shot).
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.
Header Image © VLADIMIR ALEKSEEV
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