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Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel Photographer of the Year

From sweeping landscapes and cityscapes to the minutiae of an ant colony and remarkable, close-up detail of lions on the hunt, the award-winning images in the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition documents the magnificence, beauty and poignancy of this planet and its inhabitants.


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A vibrant, striking and thought-provoking selection of images which provide a fascinating glimpse of remote cultures and places, as well as a fresh take on familiar destinations.

Shortlisted from entrants from nearly 100 countries, the photographs are captured by hugely talented amateur and professional photographers and will be exhibited at the Society from 11 July to 17 August in a magnificent, free to view display.


Enchanted Evenings – a magical way to travel the world

On three special evenings during the summer you can see the exhibition lit up at night.

In addition, Travel Photographer of the Year founder and judge, Chris Coe, will be available to talk you through some of the award-winning images.

Dates and tickets

  • Friday 1 August – 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Wednesday 6 August – 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Wednesday 13 August – 6.00pm-9.00pm

Tickets cost £6 per person, including a glass of wine, or £12 per person, including a glass of wine and a copy of Journey Six, the new book from Travel Photographer of the Year.

To buy your ticket, visit the gallery shop at the exhibition or book online 

For other events linked to the exhibition, please visit the Travel Photographer of the Year website


About Travel Photographer of the Year and the Society

In 2011 Travel Photographer of the Year and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) entered into a collaborative partnership which sees the Society host major annual exhibitions of travel imagery, supported by photography workshops and lectures.

These exhibitions have consistently broken attendance records for exhibitions at the Society. In 2013, the exhibition at the welcomed over 48,000 visitors in just 38 days, with 11,000 people visiting over the final weekend alone.

For more information on the awards please visit the Travel Photographer of the Year website

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