Thrills & Adventures Portfolio

We travel for many reasons but one is for the adventure and the excitement it brings. Adventures can be extreme but they can also just be the thrill gained from from 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 and excitement it brought.

This category is about the excitement of travel, the thrills and spills, the adventure and the exhilaration.

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?

A portfolio of four (4) images.

What are the judges looking for?

Four related images that have a real sense of your particular adventure - make us feel your exhilaration!

Am I eligible?

This category is open to any photographer aged 19 or over.

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 4-image portfolio entry.

Image ©Arne Stromme


The winner of this category will receive a Fujifilm XT-3 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 entered portfolios. The winner will receive a Genesis Imaging giclée exhibition print.