The overall grand prize winner is set to be announced on Tuesday 25 August.
Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller, said of the 2020 competition: “While the coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected our ability to travel, our desire to see the world is nevertheless undiminished.
“This year’s competition is a window on the world we hope to explore again as soon as it’s safe to do so, and is a reminder of the power and emotion that travel photography can capture.
“From spectacular wildlife to moving landscapes, the shortlist again demonstrates some of the UK’s best talent behind the lens.”
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