These Stunning Photographs Will Give You A Serious Dose Of Wanderlust

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These Stunning Photographs Will Give You A Serious Dose Of Wanderlust
A lit cabin perfectly complementing the Northern Lights above it. Copyright Gunar Streu / tpoty.com

We've been to the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition for the last three years and been impressed by the quality of breadth of imagery on display every time.

Five men cram onto a scooter, a remarkably common sight in India. Copyright Stuart Redler / tpoty.com

This year it's in a new home over in Greenwich and it's just as good as previous editions.

Marsel van Oosten was the overall winner with this lone kayaker among the cypress trees in the Louisiana swamps. Copyright Marsel van Oosten / tpoty.com

There is beautiful photography such as a lit cabin under the northern lights and a lone Kayaker floating through misty swamps.

Hundreds of people cram into a swimming pool in Sichuan Province, China. Copyright Zhou Jianyong / tpoty.com

This is coupled with compelling stories such as the sheer number of Chinese people cooling off in a swimming pool, to the point that the water is no longer visible.

This series on Japan's obsession with smartphones is particularly impressive. Copyright Jonathan Rystrom / tpoty.com

We were particularly impressed with the runner up of the young travel photographer of the year, Jonathan Rystrom. He beautifully captures Tokyo and the smartphone obsessed natives as they can't be separated from their screens, even in pouring rain.

A group of alpine choughs silhouetted against the sky. Copyright Alessandro Meniconzi / tpoty.com

If you love great photography and compelling narratives then this is the perfect exhibition to catch.

Travel Photographer of the Year 2016 is on at University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street. The exhibition is open seven days a week until 4 September. Entrance is free.

Last Updated 26 July 2016