Shortlist includes images of London trees and Romanian New Year traditions
By Victoria Ward
Images of a Sri Lankan train journey, a Patagonian river and some London trees are among the finalists of this year’s National Geographic Travel Photography Competition.
The six finalists were announced on Monday and the winner will be revealed at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show this Saturday.
The shortlist features the winning entry in each of the six categories.
In the Animal category, Barry Robertson is shortlisted for his image, Bleaker Island, in the Falkland Islands.
For People, Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi’s New Year’s Traditions, taken in Comanesti, Romania, is chosen and in the Rural category is Chris Miller and Son Doong Cave’s shot in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam.
Philip Braude’s image, Urban Trees, London, is the Urban category choice while Claire Carter’s Reflections on a Melting River, in Rio de las Vueltas, Argentinian Patagonia, is the finalist in the River category.
Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller, said: “We’ve been incredibly impressed with the response to our annual Photography Competition, with a phenomenally high standard of creativity and photographic quality.”
All six category winners have won a year’s subscription to National Geographic Traveller and a place each on Foto Ruta London’s flagship photography excursion Foto Ruta Clue. foto-ruta.com
For the first time, the shortlisted entries are available to buy through a collaboration with theprintspace online.
The shortlist can be viewed online here.
[ Via The Telegraph ]