Global views - lives and landscapes

From the hot and humid rain forests of South America and the Far East, to the cold and inhospitable arctic regions of northern Canada and Russia - the Travel Photographer of the Year competition attracts stunning image entries from across the world.

The winning photographs from 2011 are now going on show at the Royal Geographical Society at Kensington in London. Look at some of the lives and landscapes witnessed by the winners - with one of the competition judges, photographer Nick Meers, and RGS Director Rita Gardner.

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Travel Photographer of the Year 2011 images are on show at the RGS (with IBG) in London, from 22 June to 19 August 2012. Admission free.

All images subject to copyright. Click bottom right for image information.

Includes music by Norah Jones, Lenny Kravitz and from KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 21 June 2012.


Travel Photographer of the Year

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

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