The Travel Photographer of the Year Awards have just been announced for 2018, and boy of boy they are amazing.
The jury had a huge task in choosing the winners, with 20,000 photographs submitted from photographers coming from 142 different countries from around the globe.
Stefano Pensotti was named the Travel Photographer of the Year for his stunning portfolio of eight photographs, depicting how ordinary citizens engaged with their surroundings across several different continents.
Scroll down to check out the rest of the winners, and upvote and comment on your favorites!
1 Travel Photographer Of The Year, Overall Winner, Stefano Pensotti, Italy
Prayer time in one of little temples in the plain of Bagan—a young girl stops on her way to school.
2 Faces, People, Cultures - Winner, Best Single Image, Danny Yen Sin Wong, Malaysia
A boy stands among the copper bracelets worn by the Suri women.
3 Travel, Highly Commended, Magdaléna Straková, Czech Republic
4 Faces, People, Cultures, Winner, Marinka Masséus, Netherlands
“Albinism is more common in sub- Saharan Africa than in other parts of the world. Education about the disorder is needed to break through centuries of superstitions, especially in rural areas.”
5 Beauty Of Light,commended, Zhenzheng Hu, China
6 Travel Portfolio, Winner, Matjaz Krivic, Slovenia
“Onno, a teenage girl from the Arbore tribe.”
7 Travel - Special Mention, Sylvia Michel, Switzerland
"When I created this picture - a lot of people asking me if this is a wolf. And of course a swiss white shepherd has a lot of wolf in it. It was the reason for me to buy me a dog like this. He's not a typical pet, he has the majesty of a wolf and of course he has a lot of it's character!"
8 Beauty Of Light, Commended, Edward Graham, United States
"To capture this image, I laid prone on the surface, aligning my camera with the ice block and setting sun in the distance. The ice block lit up with golden hues, emitting a visual warmth that belied the cold of this wonderful place"
9 Natural World - Commended, Ignacio Palacios, Spain
"A detail of a colorful chameleon"
10 Travel,commended, Mauro Di Bettio, Italy
“Taj and Akash travel every day from station to station with their mother, begging to make a living.”