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LAST CHANCE TO TRAVEL THE WORLD IN GREENWICH WITH TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 

The journey is nearly over – this year's Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition at 10 Stockwell Street, London, the award-winning building at the University of Greenwich within the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, closes on Sunday, September 4th.

The journey is nearly over – this year’s Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition at 10 Stockwell Street, London, the award-winning building at the University of Greenwich within the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, closes on Sunday, September 4th.

Featuring over 100 of the winning shots from the international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY), one of the world’s leading photography competitions, the exhibition has drawn tens of thousands of visitors so far this year, all thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to visit a magnificent, free exhibition of world-class photography. It has generated rave reviews, with visitors finding the images inspirational, making many of them want to pick up their own cameras and go travelling.

TPOTY – Travel Photographer of the Year – was founded in 2003 and has rapidly become one of the world’s leading travel photography awards. They accept entries from amateur, semi-pro and professional photographers of all ages and from all countries. They now receive entries from photographers in some 110 countries each year, and, to date, the oldest entrant has been 88 years old, the youngest just five.

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 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

There is no charge to visit the exhibition, and no need to book tickets in advance. Tickets can be booked, however, for the final TPOTY 2016 Summer Lecture, to be held on September 3rd at 2pm in the Lecture Theatre of the 10 Stockwell Street building and featuring wildlife photographer Chris Weston and wildlife filmmaker and conservationist Catherine Capon talking on the theme: ‘Adventure and Wildlife Photography to the ends of the Earth’. Two Summer Lecture ticket types are available: the standard ticket (£25) includes the event, drinks and canapés, and the Journey 8 ticket (£30) includes the event, drinks, canapés and a copy of the new TPOTY book (normal retail price £9.95). For more information, or to book lecture tickets please go to:  www.tpoty.com

In addition to the glorious images on display, visitors have also enjoyed such features as the ‘where in the world’ map, where they are encouraged to mark their dream destination, and the luggage tags, on which they are asked to record their own special travel memories.  Visitors can also vote for their own favourite image from those on display, and have the chance to win a trip to photograph the Northern Lights with Hurtigruten, a Halcon Traveller jacket from Páramo or leather goods from StaaG.

The TPOTY exhibition is open seven days a week, including Bank Holiday Monday. Opening hours are: Monday to Thursday – 10:00 to 18:00; Fridays & Saturdays – 10:00 to 19:00; Sundays – 10:00 to 16:30. Final admission is 30 minutes before closing time. 10 Stockwell Street is easy to reach by DLR, National Rail, Underground or City Cruises/Thames Clipper, and is located opposite Café Rouge in Greenwich, a three-minute walk from Greenwich Station.

Winners wall 1s

See www.tpoty.com for more information.

The Stockwell Street Building, University of Greenwich
10 Stockwell St,
Greenwich SE10 9BD,
United Kingdom
+44 20 8331 8000

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