2016 Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel Photographer of the Year is the premier travel photography awards. Your showcase to the world. The Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) photo contest is run by photographers for photographers. Whether you are amateur or professional, beginner or expert, young or old, wherever you live in the world, TPOTY is for you! 2016 will be TPOTY’s 14th award with new categories and new opportunities to showcase the best travel photography.

Closing Date

1 October 2016

Categories

Mankind – Portfolio Award
Land, Sea, Sky – Portfolio Award
Journeys and Adventures – Portfolio Award
Eye to Eye – New Talent
Wildlife and Nature – One Shot
Cities – Architecture and Spaces – One Shot
Shaped by Light – One Shot
iTravelled iCaptured – Smart Shot
Travel Shorts – HD Video
Places and Experiences – Young Travel Photographer of the Year Award

Prizes

Win up to £4,000 for the Travel Photographer of the Year 2016 overall award.
Category prizes include cash, trips, lenses and cameras.

Entry Fee

Entry fee is from £0-£15.

Entry Requirements

Entry is open to anyone except those directly involved in the running of the competition or judging. Any photographer, amateur and professional, aged 19 years and over, from any country, can enter the three Portfolio categories and anyone can enter the three Single Image ‘One Shot’ categories, the new Smart Shot category and the HD Video category. The New Talent and Young Travel Photographer of the Year categories all have restrictions on entry as follows:
New Talent is for photographic students, and amateur or semi-professional photographers only. Entrants must be aged 19 or above. Professional photographers are not eligible to enter this category and photographic status will be checked before any prizes are awarded.
Young Travel Photographer of the Year is for photographers aged 18 years and under. There are two age categories – aged 14 years and under, aged 15 to 18 years.

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