CLOSED: The National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2021

The prestigious annual competition is back for its 10th year, with six categories and a selection of fantastic prizes. Have you got what it takes to win?

The wild north: snapshots of life and landscapes in Tohoku, Japan

In the ten years since a tsunami ripped through Japan, Tohoku has rebuilt itself from the ground up. Mother Nature healed scarred landscapes, and people helped each other to come out smiling. These photos show a thriving region, ripe for exploration.

A year in travel photography: the best images of 2020

In a year like no other, National Geographic Traveller (UK) and National Geographic Traveller Food have continued to bring you the very best in travel. Sate your wanderlust with our editors’ favourite photography from the past year.

Landscapes of rock and ice: Nico Schaerer on photographing the elemental drama of Switzerland

Swiss photographer Nico Schaerer has travelled all over the world, making him appreciate the beauty of his home country all the more. He talks about the rewards and challenges of shooting Swiss nature in winter, and his favourite wild spot to destress.

In pictures: the nomadic way of life in Oman’s deserts

With temperatures reaching 51C in the summer, conditions in the deserts of Oman are tough. Amazingly though, life out here has learnt not only to survive, but to thrive.

Natural wonders: witness the most striking scenery in Greece

Lesser known than the neighbouring Cyclades and Ionian islands, the Northern Aegean islands of Chios, Lesvos, Limnos and Samos have spectacular scenery in abundance, from volcanic rock formations and olive groves to secluded, golden beaches.

Photography Competition 2020: the shortlist is revealed

We present the finalists from the prestigious National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition, selected from more than 4,500 entries across four categories.

How I got the shot: Christopher Wilton-Steer on capturing Zanzibar’s vibrant street life

Christopher Wilton-Steer's affinity for the characters and blend of cultures that make up Stone Town, the vibrant capital of Tanzania’s laid-back Zanzibar Archipelago, shine through in his recent assignment. He takes us behind the scenes. 

How I got the shot: Nori Jemil on capturing Turkey’s otherworldly Pamukkale region

Ever wondered what it takes to shoot a National Geographic Traveller photo story? Photographer Nori Jemil shares the tricks and challenges behind her latest assignment.

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