Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Historic Photographer Of The Year 2019

Historic Photographer of the Year calls on photographers from around the globe to explore and capture the very best historic places and cultural sites that the world has to offer.

Whether it’s a ruined English castle, an underground Roman villa or the haunting beauty of a long-forgotten battlefield, historical sites are among the most picturesque places to photograph on Earth.


Shortlisted: Corfe Castle in the clouds, England by Michael Marsh. (Photo by Michael Marsh/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)

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Shortlisted: Petra, Jordan by Daniel Burton. (Photo by Daniel Burton/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shorlisted: Moscow, Russia by Anna Kaunis. (Photo by Anna Kaunis/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Historic England shortlisted: Swinside stone circle by Alex Wrigley. (Photo by Alex Wrigley/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: King’s College chapel, University of Cambridge, England by Sara Rawlinson. (Photo by Sara Rawlinson/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Jama Masjid, Delhi, India by Debdatta Chakraborty. (Photo by Debdatta Chakraborty/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Mamayev Kurgan, Russia by Roman. (Photo by Roman/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Badshahi mosque, Lahore, Pakistan by Daniel Burton. (Photo by Daniel Burton/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Sólheimasandur aircraft crash site, Iceland by Ollie Conway. (Photo by Ollie Conway/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Strahov Library, Prague, Czech Republic by Debdatta Chakraborty. (Photo by Debdatta Chakraborty/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: St Clements hospital, London, England by Massimiliano Petrossi. (Photo by Max Petrossi/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, England by J.P. Appleton. (Photo by J.P. Appleton/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Gergeti Trinity Bell Tower, Georgia by Iuliia Pasechnaia. (Photo by Iuliia Pasechnaia/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain by Anumit Sasidharan. (Photo by Anumit Sasidharan/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Historic England winner: Roker Pier, Sunderland, England by J.P. Appleton. (Photo by J.P. Appleton/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shortlisted: Shravanabelagola Temple, India by Vinod Kumar Kulkarni. (Photo by Vinod Kumar Kulkarni/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Shorlisted: Cappadocia, Turkey by Eduardo Arteaga. (Photo by Eduardo Arteaga/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)


Overall winner: Mulberry Harbour in Arromanches, France by Stéphane Hurel. (Photo by Stéphane Hurel/Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019/The Guardian)

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