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Travel Photographer of the Year 2013
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!
TPOTY 2013 has:
Three Portfolio categories – Monochromal, Vanishing & Emerging Cultures and Wild Stories
Two single image categories, – One Shot and First Shot
New Talent category
HD Video category, Travel Shorts
Young Travel Photographer of the Year award (with two different age groups)
The Cutty Sark Award for the overall winner and Travel Photographer of the Year 2013
10 special single image awards, each with a different theme – 10 For 10
You can enter any category more than once apart from New Talent. However, New Talent can be entered along with other categories that you are eligible for.
By submitting two or more ‘Portfolio’ categories you will be automatically considered and eligible for the Cutty Sark Award and title ‘Travel Photographer of the Year’.
Contest Prize & TERMS
ONE SHOT - Extraordinary: Join cazenove+loyd's Inspired Journey to Morocco's High Atlas Mountains and the walled city of Marrakech from April 27th to May 3rd 2014.
PORTFOLIO - Vanishing & Emerging Cultures: The stunning Fujifilm X-Pro 1 camera with three prime lenses.
NEW TALENT - Metropolis: Receives the Fujifilm X100S
YOUNG TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - Crowded Planet EMERGING TALENT AWARD: Receives the Fujifilm X20
HD VIDEO - Travel Shorts: Receives the new Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
FIRST SHOT - En Route - YOUNG TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - Crowded Planet: Receives the Fujifilm XP60 outdoor camera.
PORTFOLIO - Monochromal: The Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau, San Francisco Travel and Sonoma County Tourism Bureau are offering a prize of 7 nights’ accommodation, car hire, and inspiring, once in a lifetime photography experiences taking in the iconic sights of these 3 destinations.
NEW TALENT - Metropolis, YOUNG TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - Crowded Planet, EMERGING TALENT AWARD, FIRST SHOT - En Route
The two winners of the beginners category, First Shot, will win a place on one of Photo Iconic's two day, UK-based photography courses.
The winner of the New Talent category will receive a Photo Iconic portfolio critique of their work.
Placed photographers in other categories, as listed above, will also receive a Photo Iconic critque to help them progress their photography to the next level.
CATEGORIES - Young TPOTY, New Talent - Metropolis, Extraordinary and Wild Stories
The winners of the New Talent award and Wild Stories portfolio category, the Young Travel Photographer of the Year and the runner up in One Shot - Extraordinary: Receive a personalised Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio for a print portfolio or an iPad 2 or 3 Folio for their digital portfolio.
PORTFOLIOS - Vanishing & Emerging Cultures, Wild Stories and Monochromal : Receive a 24" giclee exhibition quality print of their selected image printed by Genesis Digital Imaging. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The entrant must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of all images entered. It is the legal responsibility of the entrant, and not the organisers, to ensure that they comply with these ownership and copyright requirements, and own the rights to reproduction of their images.
TPOTY does not make any claim whatsoever on the copyright of YOUR images. The copyright will, at all times, be respected by TPOTY and retained by the photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: Where an image or images are reproduced by TPOTY, the photographer will be credited. The organisers and sponsors reserve the right to free reproduction and exhibition of entered images in all media, but only in connection with these awards. A selection of the winning and other best images will be reproduced in TPOTY portfolio books, exhibition catalogue and TPOTY app.
For compilation books, any image included which were entered more than four years previously, TPOTY will seek the permission and agreement from all selected photographers before inclusion of their image(s).
We do not claim unlimited licence for TPOTY or its sponsors to reproduce your images outside of the terms set out above. Images included in all other TPOTY merchandise (cards, calendars, prints etc.) will subject to separate agreement with the photographer and a royalty will be paid. Where image reproduction is unrelated to the awards then permission and a fee will be agreed with the photographer in advance.
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