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Travel Photographer of the Year 2013: the winners

The winner of the 2013 Travel Photographer of the Year (www.tpoty.com) has been announced, with Timothy Allen, a Briton, taking the top prize. Here we present a selection of his images, and other award-winning entries.

British photographer Timothy Allen wins the top prize for his images of Mali, Wales and Bhutan

Schoolboy Jonathan Rystrøm, 14, from Denmark named Young Travel Photographer of the Year

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Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (Winner) – Timothy Allen/www.tpoty.com

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La Fete de Créppisage – the annual festival of the replastering of the central mosque in Djenné. Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (Winner) – Timothy Allen/www.tpoty.com

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Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (Winner) – Location: Djenné, Mali,  Timothy Allen/www.tpoty.com

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A woman serves butter tea in her home. Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (Winner) Location: Laya, Laya Province, Bhutan, Tim Allen

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Jonathan Rystrøm (Young travel photographer of the year – winner)
Location: In front of the Rector’s Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Justin Mott (“One shot, extraordinary” – winner)
Location: Twila True’s home, Phuket, Thailand

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Gavin Gough (“Vanishing & emerging cultures – winner)
Location: Kolkata Skateboarding Club, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Jason Edwards (“Vanishing & emerging cultures – highly commended”)
Location: Camel racing, north of Wahiba Sands, Oman

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Cat Vinton (“Vanishing & emerging cultures – highly commended”)
Location: A sea gypsy spear fishing on the Andaman Sea.

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Sahil Lodha, India (“Vanishing & emerging cultures – single image, special mention”)
Location: Holi festival, Mathura city, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Jasper Doest, Netherlands (“Wild stories” – runner-up)
Location: Japanese Macaques, Jigokudani Yaen Kōen, Yamanouchi, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

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Satpal Singh, India (“Wild stories” – commended)
Location: Weaver ants, Mohammadi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ed Hetherington, USA (“Wild stories” – runner-up)
Location: Lionesses hunting, Chief’s Island – Okavango Delta, Botswana.

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Tom Pepper, UK (“New talent, metropolis” – winner)
Location: Manhattan skyline at sunset, New York City, USA

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Jino Lee, Singapore (“Monochromal” – winner)
Location: Fisherman, Dong Jiang River, Hunan, China.

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Nicolas Lotsos, Greece (“One shot, extraordinary” – commended)
Location: Leopard on tree, Masai Mara, Kenya.

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Peter Downing, UK (“Wild stories” – best single image in a portfolio)
Location: Kingfisher, Worcestershire, UK

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Tariq Sawyer, Switzerland (“Vanishing & emerging cultures – single image, special mention)
Location: Altai Mountains. Bayan-Olgii Aimag, Mongolia.

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Jovian Salak, UK (Young travel photographer of the year – runner-up)
Location: Bisket Jatra – the Nepali New Year festival – Bhaktapur Nepal

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Chase Guttman, USA (Young travel photographer of the year – winner)
Location: Pillow fight, New York, USA

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Timothy Allen, UK. Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 (Winner)
Location: Dogon Country, Mali.

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Emmanuel Coupe, France (“Monochromal” – runner-up)
Location: Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland.

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Gerard Baeck, Austria (“One shot, extraordinary” – commended)
Location: Powell Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, Arizona, USA.

Travel Photographer of the Year website
via [Daily Mail]