Photography Competition … Travel in focus

| April 5, 2017

The winning images to the Compass photography competition are all below – be sure to comment on your favourite one, or enter the competition next time for your chance to win.

Image above is of Gentoo Penguins by Gareth Wright

All three winners receive prizes from Briggs & Riley. Congratulations to our overall winner, Alan Jones, who received Briggs & Riley’s hard-sided carry-on spinner case worth £389. Runner up Sue Lambert received a smart Sympatico shopping tote worth £159, and third prize goes to Jane Hobson, winner of a Transcend hanging toiletry kit worth £55.

For the next issue, Compass has teamed up with Silverfox Travel & Outdoors to offer you the chance to win an Eagle Creek Actify 26” wheeled rucksack in sage green, worth £159.99. This lightweight item of luggage has a multi-function with backpack straps and wheels, perfect for travellers who want the best of both worlds!

Enter the next issue’s competition

To enter our next competition, please follow the instructions here, or send an email of your entry to Be sure to include a 40-word caption about the image(s), and that the photograph was taken in a Cox & Kings destination. Please make sure you also agree to the terms and conditions of the competition before entering.

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First prize

Griffon Vulture by Alan Jones

A Griffon Vulture comes in low over the beach near Algeciras, at Spain’s most southern spot. The vulture will be part of the huge migration of birds which pass this spot on the way from Africa to Europe each Spring.

Second prize

Novice Monk by Sue Lambert

From behind the door, a young novice welcomes us. During his time here he will learn the Buddhist Scriptures as well as modern academic studies. Taken in Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar).

Third prize

Watching the football (Bahir Dar, Ethiopia) by Jane Hobson

Young men watch a local college football match, for free, through the fence.

Please feel free to comment about the images, or join the conversation on our Facebook page. Otherwise, if this has inspired you to enter the next Travel in Focus photography competition, please click here and follow the instructions.

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