A selection of images from the last 15 years of the Travel Photographer of the Year awards will be on be on display as part of the Xposure International Photography Festival in Sharjah and Dubai this November, while Xposure 2019 will showcase images from TPOTY 2018.

Launched by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau in 2016, Xposure is the leading photo festival in the Middle East and the official imagery and educational platform that combines a range of photography events including exhibitions, workshops, seminars, screenings, competitions and photo walks, and hosts a dedicated photographic and video production trade show.

The festival is held in Sharjah, with exhibitions taking place across Sharjah and Dubai. 50 of the best images from the first 15 years of the TPOTY awards will go on show in an outdoor exhibition at Xposure in Dubai from 10th November and at the four day event in Sharjah, from November 21-24 this year, Travel Photographer of the Year founder Chris Coe and two former overall TPOTY winners, the renowned photographers Philip Lee Harvey and Timothy Allen, will present a feature on travel photography.

As well as displaying the best images from the history of Travel Photographer of the Year, this new relationship presents entrants in this year’s TPOTY awards - which close on October 1st - with a fantastic opportunity to feature in a showcase exhibition from the awards' eight-image 'Travel - a body of work' category at Xposure in 2019.

Exhibition Opening Times

  • Venue details to be confirmed shortly.
  • The 2018 exhibition runs from 10th to 24th November

For more information please visit the Xposure festival website: www.xposure.ae



Slideshow image credits: Angel Falls © Philip Lee Harvey (UK), Migration © Nicole Cambre (Belgium); Beluga whale © Franco Banfi (Italy), Sapeurs © Johnny Haglund (Norway), Namibian desert © Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)