Travel Photography Competition – week 100

Arturas Burming‎ - Lighthouse next to Vik, Iceland

Hello everyone and welcome to the centenary edition of our popular weekly Travel Photography Competition! This week we are looking at the photos posted on our Facebook page between 17th and 24th July.

The first winner this week is a gorgeous HDR image of a horse on the beach at Porto Germeno, Greece. Porto Germeno is a beach resort area located in the Attica prefecture on the north-eastern coast of the Corinthian Gulf. Nearby stands the fortress of Aigosthena, dating back to the 3rd century BC, considered one of the best-preserved ancient castles in Greece.

Vagelis Pikoulas‎ - Horse on the beach at Porto Germeno, Greece. Travel Photography Competition – week 100

This beautiful image was sent by Vagelis Pikoulas, our regular Greek contributor. If you like this picture, go to Vagelis’ Flickr photostream for more.


In second position we have this lovely photo showing the sky on fire and the Dyrhólaey Lighthouse located near Vík, Iceland. Dyrhólaey is a small peninsula from where there are gorgeous views of the big Mýrdalsjökull glacier to the north, black lava columns of the Reynisdrangar poking out of the sea to the east, and the stunning rugged coastline to the west. In summer, you can also spot here puffins nesting on the cliff edges.

Arturas Burming‎ - Lighthouse next to Vik, Iceland. Travel Photography Competition – week 100

This stunning photo was sent by Arturas Burming‎ who is based in Budapest, Hungary.


And our last winning shot this week shows a sea of flowers in the Dolomites, Trentino, Italy. The Dolomites are a mountain range located in the north-east of the country and they form a part of the Southern Limestone Alps. The highest peak is Marmolada which rises to the elevation of 3,343 m (10,968 ft). The Dolimites have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009.

Francesco Damin‎ - A sea of flowers, Dolomites, Trentino, Italy. Travel Photography Competition – week 100

This scenic image was sent in by Francesco Damin from Busto Arsizio in Italy. His passion for hiking and photography makes a great match which you can see in his stunning photos. For more visit his 500px portfolio or his Flickr photostream.


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 a nice end of the weekend!


What is Travel Photography Competition?

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!

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