Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: July 2018 Winners


“Man Mo temple, Hong Kong, is small and unassuming, but this little pocket of quiet, five minutes from my apartment, is where I spent each morning of my trip, and has stuck with me since. Beautiful spot, I miss it”. (Photo by Nathaniel Jones/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Winners Of The Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition – January 2018

Images of nature and people came to the fore in our first monthly competition of the year.


“This shot of a house in the snow was taken on an August stroll with my Danish uncle around a village in East Greenland”. (Photo by Rachel Jones/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: March 2017


“Wandering along London’s South Bank at dusk in mid-winter, I was drawn to this scene by the colours and symmetry”. (Photo by Alison Savvides/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition 2016: Winners

Kevin Pogorzelski, November winner. “On safari in Kenya, we were forced to stop our jeep for this family of ostriches to cross the dirt track. What made it so engaging was the mother attentively waiting for the chicks to cross while, out of shot, the father was leading the way”. MICK RYAN, JUDGE: Funny-looking flightless birds and their offspring give us comedy and cuteness – and an immediate emotional response. A clear monthly winner by anyone’s standards – and what lovely colour. (Photo by Kevin Pogorzelski/The Guardian) Continue reading »

The Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: September 2016

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“This was taken amid the beech trees at the Dark Hedges in Antrim, Northern Ireland (a filming location for Game of Thrones), early on an August morning. I was fortunate to be there on a foggy morning as it really added to the overall mood of the image”. (Photo by Declan Keane/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Shapereader, A Comic For Blind Readers

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Shapereader is a tactile language, specifically designed to allow the creation of universally accessible narrative works of tactile literature for, and from a visually impaired readership. The Shapereader consists of an ever expanding repertoire of anaglyph shapes called tactigrams designed to provide haptic equivalents for objects, actions, affections, characters and so on. The first narrative work designed with the Shapereader repertoire is “Arctic Circle”, an original tactile novel of 57 pages. Shapereader is a project by conceptual artist Ilan Manouach. Continue reading »

Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: June 2016

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“I took this at 7am during an unusually quiet moment in the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, in Kyoto, Japan. Mick Ryan, judge – The classic lead-in and vertical lines of this walkway through a bamboo forest are made complete by the two figures in the distance and the light illuminating the pale green of the canopy”. (Photo by Doug Stratton/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Readers Put Themselves On The Cover For #bookfacefriday

After the New York Public Library called for readers to share their #bookfacefriday pictures they’ve been covering themselves with glory. Check out some of our favourite book cover selfies – can you beat them? Join in by clicking on the blue ‘Contribute’ button, or post them on social media with the hashtag #bookfacefriday

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Book-of-the-moment A Little Life has its own Instagram account (hello, 2015) full of ‘bookfaces’ – that cover design was crying out for it. Photograph: @jmcmurtrie. Continue reading »