LONDON (19 FEBRUARY 2015) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) presents an exhibition dedicated to the shortlist of its annual Photography Competition 2015 at London’s theprintspace. And for the first time ever, the shortlisted entries are available to buy through a unique collaboration with theprintspace.
The exhibition brings together 18 of the most accomplished images submitted in this year’s competition, including the grand-prize winner and the six finalists. The exhibition will be on public display from 20 February to 4 March 2015, Monday to Friday, 10am-7pm.
And for the first time ever, National Geographic Traveller (UK) is pleased to announce the winners and selected works from the 2015 shortlist are now available to buy as high quality prints from theprintspace’s dedicated online art-sales platform thehub.
To order the winning images visit: http://art.tt/8vs
Pat Riddell, Editor, National Geographic Traveller said: “National Geographic Traveller is proud to be presenting its first exhibition supported by theprintspace and to give the photographers the recognition and promotion they deserve. The standard this year has been extraordinarily high and we’re excited to be presenting the finalists in this format.”
National Geographic Traveller (UK) launched its annual photo competition last September, sponsored by theprintspace, Viking River Cruises, Foto Ruta and Tatra Photography. UK photographers submitted their entries in one of six categories: Action, Animal, People, River, Rural, and Urban.
The six finalists (category winners):
Action: Yanick Targonski and his shot, Train from Ella to Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Animal: Barry Robertson and his image, Bleaker Island, in the Falkland Islands. (pictured)
People: Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi and New Year’s Traditions, taken in Comanesti, Romania (overall winner)
Rural: Chris Miller and Son Doong Cave, shot in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam.
Urban: Philip Braude with his image Urban Trees, London (pictured)
River: Claire Carter and Reflections on a Melting River, in Rio de las Vueltas, Argentinian Patagonia.
The winner of the River category has won a place on Viking River Cruises’ eight-day Romantic Danube itinerary. vikingcruises.co.uk
To view the shortlist, visit: http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/photo-competition-2015/shor…
The winning photos can also be seen in a free photography supplement with the April 2015 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK), on sale 5 March 2015, priced £3.95.
Launched in 2007, theprintspace has quickly grown to become the UK’s biggest professional photo and art printing service. They offer printing, mounting and framing, both online and in-house in Shoreditch, London. A firm favourite with creative artists and photographers, theprintspace’s award winning service offers gallery standard quality at affordable prices, which is why Turner Prize-winning artists and National Portrait Gallery award-winners consistently choose them. http://www.theprintspace.co.uk