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Travel Photographer of the Year at University of Greenwich

TPOTY 2015

If you’re a frequent reader of SEEN, you’ll know that we love photography. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that some of the world’s best travel pictures are on show at the University of Greenwich from 22nd July until Sunday 4th September. They have been taken by photographers from over 100 countries, offering their unique insights into life, culture, and landscapes from all over the planet.

This is the first time that the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition has come to the University of Greenwich Stockwell Street building, which is a new hub for creative and digital arts. This annual London exhibition is a free event, attracting tens of thousands of visitors every year. The 2017 show will also be held at the University.

As Professor Neil Spiller, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University, says: “This is a major coup for the university and we are delighted to be hosting this exhibition of some truly wonderful photography. Stockwell Street is a grand setting for what will be a great show.”

Exhibition founder, Chris Coe, adds: “This is a very exciting step for us and we are delighted to be bringing this exhibition to Greenwich, a popular destination steeped in the history of both time and travel. The Stockwell Street exhibition space is flooded with natural light so will display the photographs to their best advantage. The new exhibition venue will allow people visiting the hugely popular Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site to immerse themselves in stunning imagery in a spacious, serene environment.”

The exhibition is next to Greenwich’s other major tourist attractions, including the Cutty Sark, the Royal Park, the Meridian Line and Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, the Queen‘s House and the famous Greenwich Market. It’s a ten-minute journey by train from London Bridge (with trains every ten minutes). If coming from Central London, then take the boat, there’s no finer way to access Greenwich. SEEN recommends that visitors make a day of it.

OVERALL WINNER - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015 Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands) Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, USA Giant Cypress trees on a misty morning on one of the countless bayous of the Atchafalaya basin, the largest US wetland. Nikon D810, 70-200mm lens, f16, 1/160s, IS0 800
OVERALL WINNER – TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015
Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)
Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, USA
Giant Cypress trees on a misty morning on
one of the countless bayous of the Atchafalaya basin, the largest US wetland.
Nikon D810, 70-200mm lens, f16, 1/160s, IS0 800
OVERALL WINNER - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015 Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands) Atlantic Ocean, Walvis Bay, Namibia Great white pelican investigates the camera with its beak, photographed from a ship on the Atlantic Ocean near Walvis Bay. Nikon D810, 24-70mm lens, f16, 1/400s, ISO 160
OVERALL WINNER – TRAVEL
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015
Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)
Atlantic Ocean, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Great white pelican investigates the camera with its beak, photographed from a ship on the Atlantic Ocean near Walvis Bay.
Nikon D810, 24-70mm lens, f16, 1/400s,
ISO 160
New Talent: Street Culture Winner Zhu Jingyi (China) Jiangsu, China Blacksmith Nikon D800, 35mm lens, f8, 1/250s, ISO 100
New Talent: Street Culture
Winner
Zhu Jingyi (China)
Jiangsu, China
Blacksmith
Nikon D800, 35mm lens, f8, 1/250s, ISO 100
Nature & Environment Runner-up Francisco Mingorance (Spain) Río Tinto, Huelva, Andalucía, Spain Phosphogypsum ponds. Canon EOS-1D X, 70-200mm lens, f5.6, 1/800s, ISO 500
Nature & Environment
Runner-up
Francisco Mingorance (Spain)
Río Tinto, Huelva, Andalucía, Spain
Phosphogypsum ponds.
Canon EOS-1D X, 70-200mm lens, f5.6, 1/800s, ISO 500
Monochromal Winner: Best single image in a portfolio Scott Portelli (Australia) Tonga, South Pacific Young whale calf re-enters the water after breaching. Canon 5D Mk III, 15mm fisheye lens, f8, 1/320s, ISO 320
Monochromal
Winner: Best single image in a portfolio
Scott Portelli (Australia)
Tonga, South Pacific
Young whale calf re-enters the water after breaching.
Canon 5D Mk III, 15mm fisheye lens, f8, 1/320s, ISO 320
A Moment in Light Winner Uli Kunz (Germany) Heligoland, North Sea Jumping man casts a long shadow on the tunnel walls. Sony A7S, 16mm lens, f9, 1/5s, ISO 4000
A Moment in Light
Winner
Uli Kunz (Germany)
Heligoland, North Sea
Jumping man casts a long shadow on the tunnel walls.
Sony A7S, 16mm lens, f9, 1/5s, ISO 4000
A Moment in Light Highly Commended Tim Taylor (UK) South East Ridge of Makalu, Himalaya, Nepal 22,000ft above sea level, the weather is everything; making the wrong choices can cost you your life. Canon EOS 5D MkIII, EF24-70mm lens, f22, 1/250s, ISO 200
A Moment in Light
Highly Commended
Tim Taylor (UK)
South East Ridge of Makalu, Himalaya, Nepal
22,000ft above sea level, the weather is everything; making the wrong choices can cost you your life.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII, EF24-70mm lens, f22, 1/250s, ISO 200
A Moment in Light Commended Cai Zhiping (China) Inner Mongolia, China Horses are the most popular animals on the grasslands. Canon EOS 1D MkIV, EF100-400mm lens, f3, 1/800s, ISO 400
A Moment in Light
Commended
Cai Zhiping (China)
Inner Mongolia, China
Horses are the most popular animals on the grasslands.
Canon EOS 1D MkIV, EF100-400mm lens, f3, 1/800s, ISO 400
Faces, People, Encounters Winner Mitchell Kanashkevich (Australia) Maramures, Romania Hungarian-Romanian man takes a break from ploughing a field. Canon EOS 5D MkII, 24-70mm lens, f3.2, 1/640s, ISO 200
Faces, People, Encounters
Winner
Mitchell Kanashkevich (Australia)
Maramures, Romania
Hungarian-Romanian man takes a break from ploughing a field.
Canon EOS 5D MkII, 24-70mm lens, f3.2, 1/640s, ISO 200
Faces, People, Encounters Commended Stuart Redler (UK). Tufi, Papua New Guinea Canoest wearing traditional decorations made of dried palm leaves. Leica S2, 30-90mm lens, f8, 1/500s, ISO 640
Faces, People, Encounters
Commended
Stuart Redler (UK).
Tufi, Papua New Guinea
Canoest wearing traditional decorations made of dried palm leaves.
Leica S2, 30-90mm lens, f8, 1/500s, ISO 640
Faces, People, Encounters Special Mention Alisson Jonas Cardoso Gontijo (Brazil) São Francisco, Minas Gerais, Brazil Canon 5D MkII, 24-70mm lens, f3.2, 1/600s, ISO 50
Faces, People, Encounters
Special Mention
Alisson Jonas Cardoso Gontijo (Brazil)
São Francisco, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Canon 5D MkII, 24-70mm lens, f3.2, 1/600s, ISO 50
Faces, People, Encounters Special Mention Rafal Ziejewski (Poland) Omorate, Ethiopia A young Dassanech girl. Canon EOS 5D MkII, 85mm lens, f2.5, 1/640s, ISO 200
Faces, People, Encounters
Special Mention
Rafal Ziejewski (Poland)
Omorate, Ethiopia
A young Dassanech girl.
Canon EOS 5D MkII, 85mm lens, f2.5, 1/640s, ISO 200
Faces, People, Encounters Special Mention Ly Hoang Long (Vietnam) Tat Vien village, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam Man transporting bamboo fishing baskets. Nikon D4, 80-200mm lens, f10, 1/800s, ISO 640
Faces, People, Encounters
Special Mention
Ly Hoang Long (Vietnam)
Tat Vien village, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam
Man transporting bamboo fishing baskets.
Nikon D4, 80-200mm lens, f10, 1/800s, ISO 640
Colours of the World Winner Larry Louie (Canada) Tibetan Tagong grasslands, Sichuan, China Tibetan prayer flags. Canon EOS 5D Mk II, EF24-105mm lens, f14, 1s, ISO 100
Colours of the World
Winner
Larry Louie (Canada)
Tibetan Tagong grasslands, Sichuan, China
Tibetan prayer flags.
Canon EOS 5D Mk II, EF24-105mm lens, f14, 1s, ISO 100

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