21 amazing shots from Travel Photographer of the Year 2013

Take a look at some of the best images from this year's Travel Photographer of the Year competition

TPOTY -- Tarragona by David Oliete

Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. © David Oliete. 'One Shot Extraordinary' - Highly Commended. Camera: Canon 7D

As the winners of 2013's Travel Photographer of the Year competition were announced yesterday, WDC spent most of the morning poring over the 151 selected shots and debating which were our favourites. Here are a few picks to whet your appetite:

Manhattan Skyline at Sunset. © Tom Pepper. 'New Talent - Metropolis' - Winner. Camera: Nikon D800

Dogon Country, Mali. © Timothy Allen. 'Cutty Sark Award for Travel Photographer of the Year' - Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II

Moon and mountainscape, French Alps. © Tim Taylor. 'One Shot - Extraordinary' - Joint Runner Up. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II

Weaver ants, Mohammadi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Prades. © Satpal Singh. 'Wild Stories' - Commended. Camera: Nikon D90

Eagle hunter and his eagle rest at home, Alti region, Western Mongolia. © Simon Morris. 'Vanishing & Emerging Cultures' - Runner Up. Camera: Nikon D700

Laya, Laya Province, Bhutan. © Timothy Allen. Cutty Sark Award for Travel Photographer of the Year' - Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II

In front of the Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia. © Jonathan Rystrøm. 'Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2013' - Overall Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Twila True's home, Phuket, Thailand. © Justin Mott. 'One Shot, Extraordinary' - Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk I

Kingfisher, Worcestershire, UK. © Peter Downing. 'Wild Stories' - Winner, Best Single Image in a Portfolio. Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mk IV

Kolkata Skateboarding Club. © Gavin Gough. 'Vanishing & Emerging Cultures' - Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Camel racing, north of Wahiba Sands, Oman. © Jason Edwards. 'Vanishing & Emerging Cultures' - Highly Commended. Camera: Nikon D700

Japanese Macaques. © Jasper Doest. 'Wild Stories' - Joint Winner. Camera: Nikon D3

Lionesses hunting, Chief's Island - Okavango Delta, Botswana. © Ed Hetherington. 'Wild Stories' - Runner Up. Camera: Canon 5D Mk II

Leopard on tree, Masai Mara, Kenya. © Nicolas Lostos. 'One Shot, Extraordinary' - Commended. Camera: Nikon D800E

A sea gypsy spear fishing on the Andaman Sea. © Cat Vinton. 'Vanishing & Emerging Cultures' - Commended. Camera: Canon 1DS Mk III

Gorilla, Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. © Gail Von Bergen-Ryan. 'Monochromal' - Single Image, Special Mention. Camera: Nikon D3S

Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland. © Emmanuel Coupe. 'Monochromal' - Runner Up. Camera: Nikon D800E

Fisherman, Dong Jiang River, Hunan, China. © Jino Lee. 'Monochromal' - Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 1DX

Grand Central Station, New York, USA. © Sheng Hong. 'New Talent' - Metropolis, Winner. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk I

A grain seller, Jaipur, India. © Merissa Quek. 'First Shot' - En Route, Winner. Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

You can see the whole lot in the winners' gallery on the Travel Photographer of the Year website.

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