Travel Photography Competition of the Year 2013 – Winners!!!

Travel Photography Competition of the Year 2013 – Winners!!!

Hello everyone and welcome to the results of our Travel Photography Competition of the Year 2013.

The polls have closed and the votes have been counted, but before we announce the winners we would like to say a huge thank you to all the photographers and readers who voted. Once again we have been blown away by the standard of all this year’s entries and by the enthusiastic participation of you, our dear readers, who together have helped to make the competition a huge success.

So, it is our pleasure to announce the winners of the Travel Photography of the Year 2013 are as follows…

Gold Winner

A huge round of applause for our Gold Winner KOEphotography, for his wonderful shot of Chinon in the Loire Valley, France, who has a won short holiday (for 2 people) to La Francesca Resort in Italy (value 300€), a professional online portfolio with Clickbooq ($288), a wonderful limited edition photo-book ($99) that includes the 220 best photographs gathered by 1x.com. and exclusive interview, here at hitchhikershandbook.com. A wonderfully mystical shot and one that is truly deserving of the first place spot!

KOEphotography - Chinon, Loire Valley, France

Silver Runners-up

Congratulations to our four Silver Runner-up prize winners:

  1. Claudia DarkClauds, (Bâlea glacier lake in the Făgăraş Mountains, Romania)
  2. The Captured Moments‎ (Jammu, India)
  3. Nogai Khaan (Nubian sailor on the Nile River, near Aswan, Egypt)
  4. Mirek Valasek (Beachy Head, South England)

They will receive a 1 year free professional portfolio subscription with OtherPeoplesPixels, Allyou, Big Folio and PortfolioLounge and receive the wonderful and inspirational photo-books by 1x.com.

Bronze Runners-up

And last but not least, hats off to our Bronze Runner-up prize winners and their photos: 

  1. Charlotte Ainslie (Ghanaian Dancer, Bantuma village, Ghana), 
  2. Neoptolemos Ioannou (Pervolia, Larnaca, Cyprus), 
  3. Javier Girbés Cerveró (Albufera Natural Park, Valencia, Spain),
  4. Fr brinks photography (Siglufjordur, Iceland), 
  5. Marco Ramos Photography (Praia da Areia Branca, East-Timor),
  6. Eti Reid Photography (Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
  7. Rogério Paulo Pedrosa (Famous yellow tram in Lisbon, Portugal),
  8. Florian Tomasini Pictures (Peyrepertuse, France),
  9. Hodan Pictures (Old boat in Yorkshire, UK),
  10. Wameq A Raza‎ (Bruges, Belgium),
  11. Francesco Damin (Campo Tures Castle, Val di Tures, Sudtirol Alto Adige, Italy),
  12. Ugo Pisani Massamormile (Fisherman at sunset, Inle Lake, Burma),
  13. Manuel Meneses (Foz do Douro, Porto, Portugal),
  14. Ruberti Cristian (Mont Blanc du Tacul, French Alps, France),
  15. Adrien Michel (Chairlift in Serre-Chevalier, France),
  16. Drew Morcom (The old bridge, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina),
  17. Pétur Gunn Photography (Skógarfoss, Iceland),
  18. Bibi Anabela Cláudia Alves (Pateira de Fermentelos, Portugal),
  19. Michael Lenaour (Mount Blakiston, Clark Range, Alberta, Canada),
  20. Eric Alexandre (Near Tromso, Norway),
  21. Jen File (Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia),
  22. Jamie Mitchell (Bhaktapur, Nepal),
  23. Aimee/John Memories-Photography‎ (Porthcurno beach, Cornwall, UK),
  24. Aykut Cirali (Lake Ashi, near Fuji mountain, Japan). 

They will be able to create their professional portfolios with PortfolioLounge.

*any winner who has yet to claim there prize is advised to contact us!

Thanks again to everybody who took part and we hope it has inspired you to get out there and travel this wonderful world of ours. If you would like to participate in our Weekly Travel Photography Competition you can find the details here, and perhaps you will be the winner of next year’s prizes.

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