The 2015 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have opened for entries.
This year TPOTY has introduced a new category — Smart Shot — for every traveller, alongside a new set of exciting photographic themes.
The awards are judged by a highly respected international panel of judges. The overall winner will be chosen from the photographers who submit two or more portfolio category entries, with the winner receiving £2,500, the Travel Photographer of the Year trophy, a personalised Plastic Sandwich portfolio case or iFolio and the massive international exposure that such success brings.
There are three Portfolio categories, an HD Video category, Young Travel Photographer of the Year award, three One Shot categories, a Smart Shot category, a New Talent award and the overall winner of Travel Photographer of the Year 2015.
This year’s competition photographic themes are:
- Faces, People, Encounters – sponsored by Direct Photographic, a leading provider of photographic equipment rental facilities this category has a top prize of £1,000.
- Monochromal – the winner of this exclusively black and white image category will receive will receive a set of StaaG luxury leather goods from either the Cockburn or Connaught collection, worth over £1,500.
- Nature & Environment – the winner of this category will receive £1,000.
Travel Photographer of the Year is open to photographers of all ages and all nationalities.
Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) 2015 Awards Entry Fees
Entry fees start at £7.50 and entry for Young TPOTY is free.