2021 Finalists

Congratulations to all our finalists! The standard of entries this year was very high, so if you are not one of our finalists, please do not be too disappointed. All finalists have been emailed with instructions telling them what they need to do next to be a part of the final judging round. If your name appears here and you have not received an email, please check your spam/junk folder first and, if you can still not see an email, please contact us!

Travel Photographer of the Year - 2021

Portfolio - People & their Stories

  • Trevor Cole, Ireland
  • Heimo Echensperger, Germany
  • Fabregas Elias Quim, Spain
  • Marios Forsos, Greece
  • Prabir Kumar Mitra, United Kingdom
  • Jiayuan Liang, China
  • Robert Lie, Indonesia
  • Alex Miles, United Kingdom
  • Tor Olav Olsen, Norway
  • Ruben Olavo Vieira Rocha Vicente, Portugal
  • Beniamino Pisati, Italy
  • Michael Runkel, Germany
  • Jakub Rybicki, Poland
  • Daniel Salvà, Spain
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Mouneb Taim, Syria
  • F.Dilek Uyar, Turkey
  • Viet Van Tran, Vietnam
  • Zay Yar Lin, Myanmar
Best single image in this portfolio - People & their Stories
  • Yousif Albadi, United Arab Emirates
  • Jose Antonio Rosas, Peru
  • Pat Barbour, United Kingdom
  • Trevor Cole, Ireland
  • Adriaan Devillé, Belgium
  • Heimo Echensperger, Germany
  • Fabregas Elias Quim, Spain
  • Marios Forsos, Greece
  • Daniel Korzeniewski, United States
  • Jiayuan Liang, China
  • James Lindsay, United Kingdom
  • Tor Olav Olsen, Norway
  • Ruben Olavo Vieira Rocha Vicente, Portugal
  • Ignacio Palacios, Australia
  • Beniamino Pisati, Italy
  • Michael Runkel, Germany
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Magdaléna Straková, Czech Republic
  • Mouneb Taim, Syria
  • Simon Tupper, United Kingdom
  • F.Dilek Uyar, Turkey
  • Viet Van Tran, Vietnam
  • Gianmarco Vichi, Italy
  • Zay Yar Lin, Myanmar
  • Nicola Young, United Kingdom

Portfolio - Best 8

  • Alessandro Bergamini, Italy
  • Nicola Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Mieke Boynton, Australia
  • Alex Cao, Vietnam
  • Trevor Cole, Ireland
  • Adriaan Devillé, Belgium
  • Dominique Dubied, Switzerland
  • Marios Forsos, Greece
  • Johan Gerrits, Netherlands
  • Richard Li, United States
  • Lu Minqiang, China
  • Tuan Nguyen Tan, Vietnam
  • Nguyễn Ngọc Vân (Helena Vân), Vietnam
  • Pinu Rahman, Bangladesh
  • Alex Rapel, Brazil
  • Felicia Simion, Romania
  • Magdaléna Straková, Czech Republic
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • Tran Tuan Viet, Vietnam
  • F.Dilek Uyar, Turkey
  • Ingrid Vekemans, Belgium
  • Zay Yar Lin, Myanmar
Best single image in this portfolio - Best 8
  • Eduardo Aramberri, Spain
  • Jordan Banks, United Kingdom
  • Alessandro Bergamini, Italy
  • Nicola Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Tom Bourdon, United Kingdom
  • Mieke Boynton, Australia
  • Alex Cao, Vietnam
  • Mauro De Bettio, Italy
  • Adriaan Devillé, Belgium
  • Marko Dimitrijevic, Switzerland
  • Dominique Dubied, Switzerland
  • Marios Forsos, Greece
  • Tomas Hromjak, Slovakia
  • Vladimir Karamazov, Bulgaria
  • Philip Lee Harvey, United Kingdom
  • Richard Li, United States
  • Tuan Nguyen Tan, Vietnam
  • Nguyễn Ngọc Vân (Helena Vân), Vietnam
  • Alex Rapel, Brazil
  • Yaron Schmid, United States
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Yang Shu, China
  • Felicia Simion, Romania
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • David Swindler, United States
  • Mike Tesselaar, Netherlands
  • Hadriel Torres, Italy
  • F.Dilek Uyar, Turkey
  • Ingrid Vekemans, Belgium
  • Linda Wride, United Kingdom
  • Zay Yar Lin, Myanmar

Portfolio - Living World

  • Dana Allen, United States
  • Edward Anthony Hyde, United Kingdom
  • Will Burrard-Lucas, United Kingdom
  • Alessandro Carboni, Italy
  • Marko Dimitrijevic, Switzerland
  • Jose Fragozo, Portugal
  • Celia Kujala, United States
  • Min Li, China
  • Vanessa Mignon, Australia
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Alexej Sachov, Germany
  • Yaron Schmid, United States
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Glynis Shaw, United Kingdom
  • Zhiyue Shi, China
  • Tom Shlesinger, Israel
  • Ngar Shun Victor Wong, Hong Kong
  • Harry Skeggs, United Kingdom
  • Laura Storm, United Kingdom
  • Anil Sud, Canada
Best single image in this portfolio - Living World
  • Dana Allen, United States
  • Will Burrard-Lucas, United Kingdom
  • Zhou Chen, China
  • Ewan Crosbie, United Kingdom
  • Marko Dimitrijevic, Switzerland
  • Amit Eshel, Israel
  • Daniel Flormann, Germany
  • Jose Fragozo, Portugal
  • Zhayynn James, India
  • Celia Kujala, United States
  • Vanessa Mignon, Australia
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Alexej Sachov, Germany
  • Yaron Schmid, United States
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Serge Melesan, France
  • Zhiyue Shi, China
  • Tom Shlesinger, Israel
  • Ngar Shun Victor Wong, Hong Kong
  • Laura Storm, United Kingdom
  • Vishal Subramanyan, United States
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • David Swindler, United States

Portfolio - Landscapes & Adventure

  • Yousif Albadi, United Arab Emirates
  • Tim Bird, United Kingdom
  • Daniel Burton, United Kingdom
  • Sophie Carr, United Kingdom
  • Nicolas Castermans, France
  • Jason Edwards, Australia
  • Jie Fischer, United States
  • Joao Galamba, Portugal
  • Fortunato Gatto, Italy
  • Victor Grilo Lima, Brazil
  • Liu Houyu, China
  • Pally Learmond, United Kingdom
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Jakub Rybicki, Poland
  • Alexej Sachov, Germany
  • Yevhen Samuchenko, Ukraine
  • Javier Sanchez Martinez, Spain
  • Serge Melesan, France
  • Liu Shaoning, China
  • Yang Shu, China
  • Richard Sibley, Ireland
  • Margaret Soraya, United Kingdom
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • David Swindler, United States
  • Mauro Tronto, Italy
  • Chen Weining, China
  • Weijing Yang, China
Best single image in this portfolio - Landscapes & Adventure
  • Dana Allen, United States
  • Jordan Banks, United Kingdom
  • Will Burrard-Lucas, United Kingdom
  • Sophie Carr, United Kingdom
  • Nicolas Castermans, France
  • David Dhaen, Belgium
  • Jie Fischer, United States
  • Fortunato Gatto, Italy
  • Victor Grilo Lima, Brazil
  • Vladimir Karamazov, Bulgaria
  • Daniel Korzeniewski, United States
  • Pally Learmond, United Kingdom
  • Min Li, China
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Michael Runkel, Germany
  • Alexej Sachov, Germany
  • Yevhen Samuchenko, Ukraine
  • Javier Sanchez Martinez, Spain
  • Serge Melesan, France
  • Liu Shaoning, China
  • Geoff Shoults, United Kingdom
  • Yang Shu, China
  • Margaret Soraya, United Kingdom
  • Volker Strobel, Germany
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • David Swindler, United States
  • Mauro Tronto, Italy
  • Effy Varley, United Kingdom
  • Weijing Yang, China

One shot - Icons of Travel

  • Jordan Banks, United Kingdom
  • Jeremy Flint, United Kingdom
  • Jing Li, China
  • James Lindsay, United Kingdom
  • Emma Marnoch, United Kingdom
  • Neville Morgan, United Kingdom
  • Nick Ng Yeow Kee, Malaysia
  • Camille Niel, France
  • Beniamino Pisati, Italy
  • Pinu Rahman, Bangladesh
  • Alex Rapel, Brazil
  • James Rushforth, United Kingdom
  • Alain Schroeder, Belgium
  • Khaichuin Sim, Malaysia
  • Anil Sud, Canada
  • Mathew Williams, Australia
  • An Xiping, China
  • Zay Yar Lin, Myanmar
  • Robin Yong, Malaysia
  • Wang Yonghe, China

One shot - Green Planet

  • Tim Bird, United Kingdom
  • Ewan Crosbie, United Kingdom
  • Jorge Duarte Estevão, United Kingdom
  • Jose Fragozo, Portugal
  • Joao Galamba, Portugal
  • Johnny Haglund, Norway
  • Celia Kujala, United States
  • Panos Laskarakis, Greece
  • Alex Miles, United Kingdom
  • Pinu Rahman, Bangladesh
  • Alex Rapel, Brazil
  • Shibasish Saha, India
  • Tom Shlesinger, Israel
  • Khaichuin Sim, Malaysia
  • Ellen Speiser, United States
  • Joe Stermitz, United States
  • Doron Talmi, Israel
  • Nicola Young, United Kingdom

One shot - As Shot

  • Giovanna Aryafara, Australia
  • Will Burrard-Lucas, United Kingdom
  • Xie Changshun, China
  • Mauro De Bettio, Italy
  • Nigel Dudley, United Kingdom
  • Victor Grilo Lima, Brazil
  • Jason Hioe, Indonesia
  • Li Huijing, China
  • Lance McMillan, Canada
  • Tuan Nguyen Tan, Vietnam
  • Ramon Núñez, Spain
  • Ignacio Palacios, Australia
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Alex Rapel, Brazil
  • Margaret Soraya, United Kingdom
  • David Swindler, United States
  • Mouneb Taim, Syria
  • Mauro Tronto, Italy

Smart shot - iTravelled

  • Mithail Afrige Chowdhury, Bangladesh
  • Yousif Albadi, United Arab Emirates
  • Jose Antonio Rosas, Peru
  • Aung Chan Thar, Myanmar
  • Vladimir Karamazov, Bulgaria
  • James Lindsay, United Kingdom
  • Pier Luigi Dodi, Italy
  • Simon-James Smith, United Kingdom
  • Andrea Tully, United Kingdom
  • Viet Van Tran, Vietnam

Video - Travel Shorts

  • Eyal Gamili Holtzeker, United States
  • Philip Lee Harvey, United Kingdom
  • Scott Portelli, Australia
  • Serge Melesan, France
  • Margaret Soraya, United Kingdom
  • Mouneb Taim, Syria

Young TPOTY - 2021

Portfolio - 14 and under

  • Indigo Larmour, Ireland
  • Dev Raghuram, India
  • Miguel Sanchez, Spain
  • Raymond Zhang, China
  • Zheng Zhiyu, China

Portfolio - 15-18 Years

  • Kaiden J. Yu, United States
  • Tevin Kim, United States
  • Akshat Kishore, India
  • Jake Kneale, United Kingdom
  • Daniel Kurian, India
  • Cian O'Hagan, Australia
  • Ilai Porat, Israel
  • Nayana Rajesh, United States
  • Jai Shet, United States
  • Neil Shet, United States
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