The annual Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition is returning to London Bridge. Taking place in the open air at The Scoop, the exhibition runs from March 28 – April 30 and is free to attend.

Shot on everything from high-end mobile phones to professional cameras, the exhibited images present a glorious, intriguing, at times poignant, thought-provoking view of this planet and its human and wild inhabitants.

The exhibition showcases the winning shots from the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year competition, the results of which were announced in December 2018. Amateur and professional photographers from 142 countries submitted over 20,000 images, and photographers from 22 countries feature amongst the winners. The exhibition will provide inspiration for those considering entering the 2019 Travel Photographer of the Year awards, which open for entry on April 11.

In addition, Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) and Photo Iconic are staging a series of low-cost photography-related photowalks and workshops, allowing photography fans inspired by the images on show to brush up their own photography skills in this highly photogenic London location.

Main image: Hot/Cold single image category: Andrew James (UK): An elephant seal and a Gentoo penguin in Yankee Harbour, Antarctica. 

Highly commended, natural world Marsel Van Oosten (Netherlands): Qinling golden snub-nosed monkey in Shaanxi, China. 

Special Mention, Faces, People, Cultures Robin Yong (Malaysia/Australia)