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Hi Everyone, that you for all the entries to the Travel Photography competition and sharing it with friends. Every month our contests are getting bigger and better. This one was just exceptional and we got completely flooded with pictures from all over the world!!!

Edo (our travel course tutor) had a very hard task ahead of him but he finally picked his favourite images.

The winning shot was awarded to Lucy Higgins (‘Havana smoke’) – Instagram @blucoconutphotography

Lucy used Nikon D7200 with the 18-55mm lens, (focal length: 36mm, exposure: 1/250sec, f/4.8, ISO 125)

Lucy Higgins

Second place went to Eddie Smith (‘Sunset in Ipanema beach Rio de Janeiro’) – Instagram @eddiesmithofficial

Eddie used a Canon 750d with a EF-S24mm lens (focal length: 24mm, exposure: 1/200sec, f/13, ISO 100).


Runner-up pictures

Hans Kumar, Petra, Jordan
Hans Kumar

Wadi Rum valley desert, Jordan
Hans Kumar

Geralyn Roberts – ‘Modern day in ancient times – Angkor Wat Cambodia’
Geralyn Roberts

Emma Keele – ‘Cheetah looks for breakfast on the Mara’, Maasai Mara, Kenya, taken on a Nikon D3400 with a 70-300mm lens (focal length 220mm, exposure: 1/1000, F5, ISO 800)
Emma Keele

Irina Pavelescu – ‘Uncertainty’, picture taken with a Canon 100D and an EF-S 18-55mm lens, on the gorgeous black sand beach of Sao Roque, during my recent trip to Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal.
Irina Pavelescu

Jess Davis – ‘Scandinavian Adventure’, dog sledding in Ottsjö, Sweden.
Jess Davis

Jonathan Broome – ‘Patagonian Trailfinder’, Patagonia’s ‘Torres Del Paine National Park’ in Chile
Jonathan Broome

Martin Howe – Buttermere in the Lake District
Martin Howe

Stephanie Wong – ‘Dusk over Larnaca Salt Lake’, Cyprus
Stephanie Wong

Sam Ho – “Seychelles”
Sam Ho

Sam Ho

Richard Relf ‘Echoes of Torres’, Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile
Richard Relf

Alison Chandler
Alison Chandler

Congratulations to all who submitted their entries!

It is really important to go out and practice. Our photography courses can give you all the technical knowledge but by far the best way to improve – is to practice!

For inspiration and to assist your further learning, we highly recommend these books:

The Photographer’s Eye by Michael Freeman –
The Photographer Eye

Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson –


Roland Pokrywka

Professional photographer passionate about capturing the beauty of nature, landscapes, and travel —