Media Centre

Welcome to the Travel Photographer of the Year Media Centre

All the latest press releases from the global Travel Photographer of the Year awards are available to view and download by clicking on the links below. For images to accompany a story, please request shots from Karen in our Press Office.

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Email: Media enquiries. Telephone:+44 (0) 7540 725821

PRESS RELEASE: January 2021


From majestic landscapes, intimate animal and bird portraits and intriguing night-time views beneath the ocean’s surface to harrowing reportage of life under siege in Syria and glimpses of cultures across the world, the winning images in the 2020 global Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) present a fascinating view of life on our planet, at a time in which travel is so difficult – if not impossible – for so many of us. The COVID pandemic inevitably had an impact, with some entrants submitting images taken close to home during lockdown, while others photographed countries in which they had unexpectedly found themselves stranded as temporary long-term residents… Download the full press release here


To request images for publication, please download our image request/caption document here. This contains individual image numbers for each of the images on our 2020 Winners Gallery Please email Karen with your choice of image numbers and say whether this is for online or print use..

Images are provided for editorial use only and must be used for news items, features or galleries about the Travel Photographer of the Year awards and/or its exhibitions. The photographers and must be credited. Please view our image usage restrictions and confirm that you will adhere to them when you request pictures for publication.