Photography fans who like nothing more than strolling around with their SLR in their hipster camera bag, waiting for any opportunity to snap away and capture the beautiful things they see are sure to love exploring photo exhibitions of the best images of the year.
Those in London always have a choice of exhibits to visit, with galleries and museums typically showcasing displays all year round. However, for one-off photography exhibitions in the capital, it is worth checking out these.
Sony World Photography Awards
From April 13th, Somerset House will host the Sony World Photography Awards, showcasing the best pictures taken around the world. Photographers from over 200 countries have submitted their photos for the event, covering architecture, wildlife, street art and other types of photographic style.
The exhibition will run until May 2nd, with tickets costing £15 each.
International Garden Photographer of the Year
The International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is being held at the UNESCO-listed Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew from February 5th, displaying work from the higher-placed winners across the competition.
Winning photos from Captured at Kew 15 is also being showcased at the event, which is open until March 6th.
Visitors to Kew Gardens can gain free entry with their standard ticket admission.
The Travel Photographer of the Year
Head to Coal Drops Yard In King’s Cross St Pancras if you love exploring the world through amazing photos, as it is to be the location for the Travel Photographer of the Year event.
A spokesperson for the event stated: “From majestic landscapes, intimate animal and bird portraits, and intriguing night-time views beneath the ocean’s surface to harrowing reportage of life under siege in Syria and glimpses of cultures across the world, the winning images in the 2020 TPOTY awards present a fascinating view of life on our planet, at a time in which travel is still so difficult for so many of us.”
This open-air exhibition will start on May 12th and is free to attend.