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Explore photography competition 2019

Another year of travelling, and you've once again blown us away with your beautiful photos taken on our trips. Discover the top picks and the overall winner of 2019's Explore photography competition.
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Winner: Kathmandu - Martin Cobley, Nepal

Our 2019 overall winner comes from Martin Cobley in Nepal; “A moment of calm in the bustle of Kathmandu.”

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Beautiful Antarctica - Julia Furlonger, Antarctica

“Our Antarctica cruise exceeded our expectations. The scenery was beyond beautiful and when the sun came out… Wow!”
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The Monastery - Steve Wimperis, Jordan

“Not as famous as The Treasury, but after a spectacular hike up from our desert campsite, it felt as  though The Monastery was our private discovery in Petra.”
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Leopard Sighting - Malcolm Parrack, Botswana

“Botswana gave our group several great leopard sightings with lovely evening light. We saw this leopard resting before descending from the tree and heading out to hunt.”
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Rano Kau - Mike Osborn, Chile

“This astonishing freshwater caldera sits on the edge of Easter Island, famous around the world for its iconic statues.”
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Viper Encounter - William Cherrett, Costa Rica

“Whilst on the Arenal Volcano on the Highlights of Costa Rica tour, we saw this fantastic eyelash viper!”
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The Great Wall - Nicky Butler, China

“This photo shows some of the Explore group making their way along a stretch of the Great Wall to Jinshanling. The views were stunning in every direction!”
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Erg Chebbi Camp - Don Fawcett, Morocco

“After a great night’s sleep in our desert tent we caught the sunrise from atop a sand dune.”
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Danum Valley - Sarah Harrison, Borneo

“Butterflies are virtually impossible to photograph successfully but yet so beautiful, delicately  fluttering above the forest floor but live for just a few days. This Blue Clipper (Parthenos Sylvia) was  photographed taking nectar from a hibiscus flower.”
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Sunset - Malcolm Parrack, Botswana

“Botswana provides plentiful opportunities to see elephant throughout the day, but seeing this herd against an iconic African sunset was an excellent end to another day of great game viewing.”
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Mexico City - Claire McCallum, Mexico

“In the drizzling rain and amidst the restless crowds, this young woman turned to see whether the long-awaited parade was starting, providing me with a fleeting view of her beautifully painted face.”
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Valley of the Moon - Mike Osborn, Chile

“An otherworldly red dusk at the Valley of the Moon in the Atacama Desert of Chile.”

 

Photography competition 2020

Taken an amazing photo on one of our trips? Enter our photography competition and you could win £250 worth of Explore vouchers and be featured in next year's calendar. 
2020 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
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