Travel Photography Competition – week 102

Pawel Kucharski Photography‎ - Groningen, Netherlands

Hello everyone and welcome to the 102nd edition of our popular weekly Travel Photography Competition! This week we are looking at the photos posted on our Facebook page between 1st and 8th August.

In first position this week, we’ve got a beautiful photo taken in Groningen, Netherlands, which is a university town and the largest city in the north of the country. In the 13th century it was an important trading hub and a member of the Hanseatic League.

Pawel Kucharski Photography‎ - Groningen, Netherlands

This breathtaking shot was sent in by Pawel Kucharski Photography‎ who hails from Opole in Poland. For more stunning shots of mesmeric sceneries check out his website.

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The second winning photo this week shows Fuciade mountain shelter amid a sea of flowers in Trentino in the Italian Dolomites. The Dolomites are a mountain range located in the north-east of the country and they form 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 - Fuciade, Trentino, ItalyThis 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.

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And the last gorgeous photo, that scored many of your likes this week, shows the Laguna Santa Cruz and Pan de Azucar peaks located in El Cocuy National Park, Colombia. The park is situated in the Andes, in the Department of Boyacá and is a popular hiking and rock climbing destination.

Maurice Schutgens - Laguna Santa Cruz and Pan de Azucar peak, El Cocuy National Park, Colombia

This lovely photo was sent it by our first-time winner, Maurice Schutgens‎ who is a backpacker and photographer from Tilburg, the Netherlands but based in Cape Town, South Africa. If you like this image, make sure you visit Maurice’s website mauriceschutgens.com, his Flickr photostream and his Facebook page Maurice Schutgens Photography – In search of the edge of life.

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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!

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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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