Travel Imagery

Vivid colours and intimate portraits stand out in this selection of travel images from The Guardian.

Underwater photographer of the year 2018 winners – in pictures

German photographer Tobias Friedrich has been named this year’s winner for his ‘perfectly lit and composed’ panorama of a wreck off the coast of Egypt, while British winner Grant Thomas captured a couple of affectionate swans

10 top tips for taking amazing travel photographs

Expert advice on capturing great travel shots

Travel photography competition: 2017 – the winners

Here are the top shots from each month. Scroll down to see the overall winner, whose prize is a fabulous wildlife holiday for two to Costa Rica with Exodus Travels