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Photo Competition 2024

LONDON (8 December 2023) — National Geographic Traveller (UK)’s Photography Competition 2024 is now open for entries.

Highlighting the best in travel photography, this highly regarded annual competition, celebrating its 12th year, is open to entrants from across the UK and Ireland. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit travel images taken during the past year in any of the six categories.

Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller (UK), said: “From spectacular landscape shots taken high above from a drone to close-ups of some of nature’s most intriguing wildlife, the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition has amazed us every year with the quality and creativity of the winning entries.

“This year, I’m sure, will be no different as thousands of photographers compete for the chance to be published in National Geographic Traveller (UK) and demonstrate to the judges that they’ve got that all-important attention to detail, curiosity about the world around us and technical ability to get the shot that nobody else can.”

One grand prize winner and all six category winners will receive a year-long subscription to National Geographic Traveller (UK) and tickets to a full suite of Masterclasses travel photography panel discussions in 2024. Selected entrants will also be included as part of a national press and media campaign and featured on

Entrants can submit travel imagery in any of six categories: Food & travel, Urban environments, People, Landscape, Wildlife and Portfolio. Full descriptions of the categories and detailed entry criteria is available online, along with a digital platform through which entries can be submitted.

Entries should be submitted before midnight on 25 February 2024. The winners will be announced in early June 2024 and will be published in the Jul/Aug 2024 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK).

The judging panel, featuring high-profile photographers, brand ambassadors and photography editors, will be announced in September.

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The closing date is 25 February 2024 at 23.59 GMT.

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