Atlantic Ocean, Walvis Bay, Namibia – Great white pelican investigates the camera with its beak, photographed from a ship on the Atlantic Ocean near Walvis Bay.
Marsel van Oosten (Netherlands)
Marsel van Oosten has been confirmed as the overall winner of the 2015 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY). The Dutch photographer beat entrants from over 110 countries to scoop the top prize and the title of Travel Photographer of the Year 2015.
Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2015
Semonkong, Lesotho – The Basuto people wear traditional blankets for village ceremonies and family milestones.
Chase Guttman, USA (age 18)
Young TPOTY 15-18
Jökulsárlón beach, Iceland
Spencer Cox, USA (age 18)
Young TPOTY 14 and under
Boen San Bio Temple, Tangerang, Indonesia – Burning a paper statue during the Hungry Ghost Festival.
Michael Theodric, Indonesia (age 13)
Faces, People, Encounters
Maramures, Romania – Sheep herder above his village.
Mitchell Kanashkevich (Australia)
Hubei, China – Boat tracking, towing boats by human power, was once the norm in this region. Today it is more of a tourist attraction.
Xia Xuejun (China)
Nature & Environment
Yakutia, Russia – Hunter holds up the head of the wolf he has just shot dead.
James Morgan (UK)
A Moment in Light
Heligoland, North Sea – Jumping man casts a long shadow on the tunnel walls.
Uli Kunz (Germany)
Colours of the World
Tibetan Tagong grasslands, Sichuan, China – Tibetan prayer flags.
Larry Louie (Canada)
iCaptured (mobile phone category)
Benin City, Nigeria
Edgard de Bono (Italy)
New Talent: Street Culture
Jiangsu, China – Blacksmith
Zhu Jingyi (China)