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The Travel Photographer of the Year Competition 2018 Winners Have Been Announced

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

DANNY YEN SIN WONG, MALAYSIA Conquering hero, BEST SINGLE IMAGE IN A PORTFOLIO, FACES, PEOPLE, CULTURES

 

The 2018 winners of the TPOTY (Travel Photographer photographer (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning “light”, and γραφή (graphê), meaning “drawing, writing”, together meaning “drawing with of the Year) international photography championship have been announced, showcasing the beauty of the planet in all its aspects.

The competition was open to amateur and professional photographers and hopefuls from 142 boonies entered, with photographers from 22 of those countries featuring in the winning selection.

 

Overall Travel Photographer Of The Year Title-holder 

STEFANO PENSOTTI, ITALY, OVERALL WINNER, TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018

 

The overall title and top accolade of Wanderings Photographer of the Year 2018 goes to an Italian photographer. Stefano Pensotti is a semi-professional shooter and he captured a collection of 8 images showcasing life all from the world. He is the first Italian photographer to win the title. 

 

Young Travel Photographer Of The Year Winners 

ISABELLA SMITH (AGE 14), USA, Prizewinner, YOUNG TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018

 

Young Travel Photographer of the year has been awarded to 14-year-old American Isabella Smith. Her colourful portfolio of photos entranced in Chefchaouen, Morocco won over the judges. There's also the Young TPOTY 14 and under award, which was given to 12-year-old Daniel Kurian from Australia for a sharp portfolio of images depicting a tree falling. The 15-18 age group was won by 16-year-old Fardin Oyan from Bangladesh, who captured some beautiful images of immature children playing. 

 

Stunning images from across the globe

Below are a selection of the images from this year's champs and more information is also available on the TPOTY website. 

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IGNACIO PALACIOS, SPAIN/AUSTRALIA, COMMENDED, NATURAL Over the moon marvellous

 

DANIEL KURIAN (AGE 12), INDIA/AUSTRALIA, WINNER, YOUNG TPOTY AGE 14 AND UNDER

 

NICOLA YOUNG, UK, WINNER, Fashionable SHOT SINGLE IMAGE CATEGORY

 

HE JIAN, CHINA – WINNER, HOT/COLD SINGLE IMAGE CATEGORY

 

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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