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Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
May 12 - June 10
Travel the world without leaving London with the latest winning images from the international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY).
From 12 May to 10 June, 160 images will be displayed at Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross, London in a free open air exhibition.
History of Travel Photographer of the Year
The competition was started in 2003, quickly becoming one of the foremost travel photography awards in the world. Entries are accepted from professional and amateur photographers of all ages.
Travel Photographer of the Year 2020
For the 2020 awards 25,000 photographs from 147 countries were submitted. The winning Travel Photographer of the Year photos range from beautiful landscapes to harrowing reportage of life in Syria, as well as intimate wildlife portraits.
TPOTY founder Chris Coe, said, “These winners are spectacular in their beauty, range, drama, elegance and, in some cases, poignancy. In tough times they will bring a warmth and joy to many and confirm that there is skill, insight, vision and art in travel photography.”
Some entrants sent images taken close to home during lockdown, others from places they became stranded as temporary residents.
Professional and amateur photographers from 147 countries submitted some 25,000 images.
TPOTY 2020 Photo Gallery
Where and where is the TPOTY exhibition?
A short stroll walk from King’s Cross and St Pancras stations the exhibition runs from 12 May to 10 June. It is viewable 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Visitors can vote for their favourite image online. In addition, TPOTY will run a series of Fujifilm-supported tutored photography walks around the area, when COVID restrictions permit.
The 2021 TPOTY awards open in May 2021.
If you are interested in photography, you might be interested in the book Landscape Photographer of the Year.
Information on the exhibition or 2021 Travel Photographer of the Year awards
Can be found here.
Main image: Yamal Peninsula, Russia by Vladimir Alekseev ©Alekseev/tpoty.com
Mark Bibby Jackson
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