Females Top 2007 Travel Photography of the Year Contest

Photos by Cat Vinton, Travel Photographer of the Year 2007

Cat Vinton has emerged as Travel Photographer of the Year 2007, besting hundreds of other photographers from 51 countries for the £50,000 ($100,000) prize package and making her the first female overall winner of the international photo competition.

Cat’s beautiful panoramic images of the snowy Norwegian landscape and evocative shots of a Nomadic family captivated the judging panel.

She wins an Apple MacBook with Aperture software, Adobe CS3 Web Premium software, a £2,500 TPOTY grant, and a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio book. Capping her package of prizes is the chance to photograph His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in a journey to Dharamsala, India, organized by High & Wild.

The Young TPOTY category (for photographers aged 16 and under) has also been won by a female, 14 year-old Luna Malka from Canada. Luna’s imaginative images on the theme ‘Fragile Earth’ won for her a prize package which includes a £500 TPOTY bursary, a Wacom Intuos3 A5 wide pen tablet, Adobe Photoshop CS3 + Lightroom and a Plastic Sandwich leather portfolio book. Her winning images will be displayed at a TPOTY exhibition hosted by Adventure Ecology at The Exposure Gallery in London.

[Site: TPOTY.com]
Photos: Cat Vinton

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

Vintage Canon Canonet QL17 Model G-III Compact Rangefinder w/Canolite D Flash picture
Vintage Canon Canonet QL17 Model G-III Compact Rangefinder w/Canolite D Flash
VINTAGE ARGUS C3 THE BRICK  RANGEFINDER CAMERA WITH 50MM F3.5 CINTAR LENS, WORKS picture
VINTAGE ARGUS C3 THE BRICK RANGEFINDER CAMERA WITH 50MM F3.5 CINTAR LENS, WORKS
Taron Rangefinder 35mm Film Camera-w/Case-Needs Repair/Parts picture
Taron Rangefinder 35mm Film Camera-w/Case-Needs Repair/Parts
minolta HI-MATIC 9 Rangefinder Film camera with leather case & manual picture
minolta HI-MATIC 9 Rangefinder Film camera with leather case & manual
Vintage Graflex Speedgraphic Kalart Rangefinder 2x3 Wollensack f:4.5 101mm picture
Vintage Graflex Speedgraphic Kalart Rangefinder 2x3 Wollensack f:4.5 101mm