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Online photography exhibition: On the Water

We dedicate this online photography exhibition to health workers.

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Online photography exhibition: Festivals

Attending a festival and photographing at it has the potential to raise complex ethical issues.

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Online photography exhibition: People

People, it’s said, make places.

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Online photography exhibition: Wild

Wild can encompass wildlife, wild times and wild locations around the planet.

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Through the lens of James Rushforth

The BGTW Photographer of the Year 2018, James Rushforth recalls some of his travels as he shares some of the stories behind the images in his winning portfolio. An unusual perspective on Lake Garda This photo was taken above Lake Garda on the Via dell’Amicizia (Friendship Route), an excellent via ferrata. The route is sometimes…

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Through the Lens of Nori Jemil

The BGTW Photographer of the Year 2017, Nori Jemil recalls some of her travels as she shares some of the stories behind the images in her winning portfolio. Panamanian festival Fiestas Patrias – Published in Rough Guides (December 2015) Travelling independently around Panama, I made my way across the country to the traditional heartlands of the Azuero…

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Images of Autumn

Each month, the British Guild of Travel Writers collates a selection of seasonal images taken by Guild members. Here is our…

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Travel photography show hosts summer party

It was a welcome return in August to Greenwich for our Summer Party which this year took place in the spacious surroundings of the Stockwell Street Gallery, temporary home to the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition (TPOTY), writes Gillian Thornton. After a summer of uncertain weather, we were blessed with a blue sky afternoon…

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Delight of Spring – round up of BGTW members’ images

Spring has sprung and here are a few images captured by our members of this season of rebirth.  

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Smart moves – phone v SLR

Do you really need to carry an SLR camera to capture stunning travel images? Or will a state of the art smartphone cut it? Stuart Forster decided to find out: On a recent trip to Central America I decided to put aside my scepticism about mobile photography and capture scenes from around Costa Rica and El…

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Round-up: February 2016 Photos of the Week

Every Wednesday we feature a photo of the week across our social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Google+. These beautiful photographs taken by our members were selected for February 2016: THE MILKY WAY OVER OUTBACK WESTERN AUSTRALIA, NORI JEMIL SUNSET IN ICELAND, LOTTIE GROSS QUEBEC’S HAUTE-GORGES-DE-LA-RIVIÈRE-MALBAIE NATIONAL PARK, CANADA, GILLIAN THORNTON THE NORTHERN LIGHTS DANCING ABOVE JOKULSÁRLÓN  LAKE IN…

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The Other Side of Tenerife

This year the British Guild of Travel Writers held its Annual General Meeting in Tenerife. From paragliding to whale watching, there were plenty of activities on offer that showcased the beauty of the island. Members share some photos of the trip: A PILOT WHALE EXPELLING AIR THROUGH ITS BLOWHOLE, TIM BIRD WAVES CRASHING AGAINST THE…

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Lighting up London

Crowds flocked to central London for the capital’s biggest ever lights festival, Lumiere London, which lit up the city centre between the 14th and 17th January. Iconic architecture was transformed with colourful light works, spectacular 3D projections and interactive installations. Kiki Deere went to take a look: COLOURFUL FLOWER LANTERNS IN PICCADILLY BRIGHTLY COLOURED FISH…

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Round-Up: 2015 Photos of the Week

Every Wednesday we feature a photo of the week across our social media platforms. Here is a selection of just some of the gorgeous photos by members that we have used over the course of 2015: THURINGIAN FOREST SKYWALK, GERMANY, ON A COLD AND FROSTY DAY (JAN FUSCOE) PEACOCK FANNING ITS FEATHERS (LINDA JACKSON) FROG, COSTA RICA (FRANCES HOWORTH)…