Travel Photography Competition – week 48
We’ve had a bit of a break recently as we’ve just started our Balkan Peninsula by Thumb trip and didn’t have access to the Internet at all times, but we are back now!
The first winner in this week’s competition shows a Ghanaian dancer and was taken in Bantuma village, Ghana.
Ghana which translates as Warrior King, was the home to a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms before the European colonial powers moved in. It finally regained its independence from Britain in 1957, becoming the first African nation to do so.
The second winning shot this week comes all the way from the Gulf Lake in Marcellus, Michigan, USA. Marcellus, which was established in 1832, became an official village in 1879 with over 500 people.
This lovely picture was sent by Zack Bissenden from Michigan, USA.
And the last photo in this week’s selection was taken at picturesque Goðafoss, Iceland. Goðafoss is one of the most stunning waterfalls on the island with a height of 12 metres and a width of 30 metres. After the Christianisation of Iceland, it is written, perhaps apocryphally, that the King Þorgeir threw his statues of the Norse gods into the waterfall.
Thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s edition of the competition, either by sending or by voting for the pictures! We wish you nice end of the weekend!
What are Travel Photography Contribution Weeks?
Each week we publish the three pictures which got the most “likes” on our Facebook page giving the photographers the credit they deserve.
Visit our Travel Photography page to see all the previous winning photos and find out how you can participate.
If your pictures are among this week’s selection, feel free to use one of our HTML snippets on your website and tell your friends about it.
Keep sending your photos and travel safe!