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Result of the January 2020 Travel Image of the Month

In total we had 23 photographers who posted images on our January competition website, many of which were submitting images for the first time, so many thanks for all of you that took the time and effort after the Christmas break to contribute your amazing shots. 

It was an interesting month overall, not just because of the sheer quality of images, but for the first time over 20% of the images posted, came from photographers based outside of the UK reflecting the fact that the genre is genuinely of interest to members across the globe.

Congratulations to Alistair Cowan  for winning January's Travel Image of the Month with his shot 'Offering on Rail Street'.

"Another crop of very good images to select from, with many potential winning candidates.

For me, the one that jumped out was Offering on Rail Street.

It immediately invoked that sense of place, and captured an empathy with the subject. The low level camera position emphasised perspective and enabled the background surroundings to be clearly seen and understood. A nice image, well executed."

• The winning shot will be added to the Travel Image of the Month page on the website, with the overall monthly winners competing to be the Group’s best travel photograph of the year.

Click here to see winning images from previous years or here to see this year's winner to date.

The February competition will be open at the beginning of the month, and close again on 28th February 2020. 

Medicine Lake Alberta Canada
CREDIT: Theresa Bradley
Medicine Lake, Alberta, Canada
The Elephant Handler Amber Fort Jaipur
CREDIT: Michael Cook
The Elephant Handler, Amber Fort, Jaipur
Horsin' Around
CREDIT: Rob Morgan
Horsin' Around
Evening Sun On Lake Inle
CREDIT: David Wareing
Evening sun on Lake Inle
Offering On Rail Street
CREDIT: Alistair Cowan
Offering on Rail Street
Dubai From Sky 2
CREDIT: Sanjay Sengupta
Dubai From The Sky
Today In Paris
CREDIT: Lynda Golightly
Today in Paris
RESTING DURING HARVEST TIME, NORTH VIETNAM
CREDIT: Stu Thompson
Resting During Harvest Time, North Vietnam
Half Moon Island Antarctica
CREDIT: Andrew Gasson
Half Moon Island - Antarctica
The Bund
CREDIT: Chris Page
The Bund
Medina
CREDIT: Andrew Flannigan
In the Medina, Marrakech
Wedding Party
CREDIT: Pax Garbabedian
The Wedding Party
Stonetown Fish Market, Zanzibar
CREDIT: Richard Burn
Stonetown Fish market, Zanzibar
The Off Season, St Ives Ian Wright ARPS
CREDIT: Ian Wright
The Off Season, St. Ives
Steppe Child
CREDIT: Neil Harris
Steppe Child
Fishmarket In Malaga
CREDIT: Liz Bugg
The Fish market in Malaga
Ready To Fly
CREDIT: Tony Au Yeong
Ready to Fly
Cathedral Stroll Kiev
CREDIT: Andy Pinch
Cathedral Stroll, Kiev
Laundry Day, Havana, Cuba
CREDIT: Lynne Healy
Laundry Day, Havana, Cuba
In The Crowd Watching A New Year Lion Dance
CREDIT: John Speller
In the Crowd Watching a New Year Lion Dance
Engrossed; Silk Souk, Marrakech
CREDIT: Sue Lambert
Engrossed; Silk Souk, Marrakech
Pigeon Sellers, Qatif Market, KSA
CREDIT: Sandra Mason
Pigeon Sellers, Qatif Market, KSA
Karo Tribe Celebrating
CREDIT: George Pearson
Karo tribe celebrating