TravelLIGHT are delighted to announce the we are sponsoring the “Street Life” category in Travel Photographer of the Year 2019. The winner of this single image category will join us on our Secret Venice Immersive Photography Workshop in spring 2020.

Entries are now open for the 2019 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY). Founded in 2003, the competition attracts submissions from amateur, semi-professional and professional photographers from more than 140 countries each year,  all drawn to take the TPOTY challenge by the fantastic prizes and the international kudos and exposure that comes from doing well in the awards. Images can be submitted online at or as prints. Entries close on October 1st and the results will be announced in December 2019.


The latest winning images from the 2018 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards are currently on display at London Bridge City SE1 2DB – adjacent to City Hall and the Scoop and opposite the Tower of London. This fascinating, vibrant and evocative exhibition of world-class contemporary travel photography will be viewable 24 hours a day and run until April 30.

The exhibition is the first public showing of the winning shots from the 2018 competition. Amateur and professional photographers from 142 countries submitted over 20,000 images, and photographers from 22 countries feature amongst the winners. Shot on everything from high-end mobile phones to professional cameras, the exhibited images present a glorious, intriguing, at times poignant, thought-provoking view of this planet and its human and wild inhabitants.


For more information on the exhibition or the 2019 Travel Photographer of the Year awards please visit