May 6, 2011

Travel Photographer of the Year Awards

Mind-blowing, awe inspiring photographs taken around the world by people as young as 14 years old. I recommend checking these out as my copies of the photos really don't show the exquisite detail! These are on show at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

Here are my top 10 favourite shots from the Winner's Gallery: 

Tibetian Monastery, Ganzi, Sichuan, China
(Travel Photographer of the Year - Overall winner)  Larry Louie, Canada

Carrying a speared octopus back to the boat, Sulawesi, Indonesia
(Encounters portfolio Winner)  James Morgan, UK

Djenne Mosque, Djenne, Mali
(Travel Photographer of the Year- Overall winner) Larry Louie, Canada

Monks preparing to view a solar eclipse, Bemri mountain, Bhutan
(One Shot- Adventures winner) Maja Flink, Sweden

Yak milking, Shine-Ider area, Mongolia
(Encounters Portfolio) Kym Morris, Australia

Filipino paaling fishermen 40m beneath the South China Sea
(Amazing Places Portfolio) Timothy Allen, UK

Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
(One shot- Adventures) Timothy Allen, UK
Boy playing with pet shark, Sulawesi, Indonesia
(Encounters Portfolio Winner) James Morgan, UK

Fete Gede (Festival of the Dead), Port-au-Prince, Haiti
(Encounters Portfolio) Jordi Cohen Colldeforns, Spain

Emerging from a cloud of colours, Festival of Holi, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
(Encounters  Portfolio)  Poras  Chaudhary, India

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