Winners of Travel Photographer of the Year 2012

By Craig Easton, winner of TPOTY 2012

The winner of the Travel Photography of the Year 2012 is photographer Craig Easton, the first Briton to win the award since 2007. As well as being the overall winner of the prestigious competition, his striking and unusual images of also won him the Cutty Sark Award. He will received a £2500 cash prize, as well as a £2500 international photography commission.

You’ll be able to view the winning images at the Royal Geographic Society in London from 12 July to 18 August 2013.

Here’s a selection of some of the winning images.

By Craig Easton, winner of TPOTY 2012

By Craig Easton, winner of TPOTY 2012 and the Cutty Sark Award

By Samuel Fisch, winner of The Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2012

By Samuel Fisch, winner of The Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2012

By Timothy Allen, winner of TOPTY 2012 Best Single Image for People Watching

By Timothy Allen, winner of TOPTY 2012 Best Single Image for People Watching

By Marsel Van Oosten, winner of TPOTY 2012 Portfolio for Wild Planet

By Marsel Van Oosten, winner of TPOTY 2012 Portfolio for Wild Planet

By Andrew Newey, winner of TPOTY 2012 Best Single Image for Journeys

By Andrew Newey, winner of TPOTY 2012 Best Single Image for Journeys

By Alessandra Meniconzi, winner of TPOTY 2012 New Talent Portfolio, Another World

By Alessandra Meniconzi, winner of TPOTY 2012 New Talent Portfolio, Another World

By Hilde Foss, winner of TPOTY 2012, One Shot, Water

By Hilde Foss, winner of TPOTY 2012, One Shot, Water

By Enrique Lopez Tapia, winner of TPOTY 2012 Conde Naste Traveller Award, Celebration

By Enrique Lopez Tapia, winner of TPOTY 2012 Conde Naste Traveller Award, Celebration

To view all of the winners including commended entries and runners up, visit the Travel Photography Of The Year 2012 website.

Story via British Journal of Photography.

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