Winners Of The Guardian Travel Photography Contest

Over the past year, people have entered thousands of photos to The Guardian's monthly travel photography competition. Here are a few winner photos that we wanted to share with you today! 

This photo was taken by Jonathan Snowball on a trip to Appin in Scotland when the weather was very changeable. It was winner in the Weather category. 

  Photo credit: Jonathan Snowball, February Winner

Photo credit: Jonathan Snowball, February Winner

This photo was by Subodh Shetty and are scenes from the incredible Holi festival in India. It was winner in the Colour category. 

 Photo credit: Subodh Shetty, March Winner

Photo credit: Subodh Shetty, March Winner

This photo by Chris Eley was taken during a stroll through the streets of Copenhagen, where the photographer stumbled across these striking portraits on a wall surrounding a building site. It was winner in the Faces category. 

 Photo credit: Chris Eley, May Winner

Photo credit: Chris Eley, May Winner

This photo was taken by Matt Davies and was in the Symmetry category. This is showing passengers as they travel in and out of the abyss at Dupont Circle metro station in Washington D.C. 

 Photo credit: Matt Davies, June Winner

Photo credit: Matt Davies, June Winner

Ciara Milne took this photo on honeymoon in Montenegro where a trail led to a lake in Biogradska Gora national park led them to this tranquil location. This photo was in the Summer category. 

 Photo credit: Ciara Milne, July Winner

Photo credit: Ciara Milne, July Winner

This spectacular scene on Powfoot beach in Scotland suddenly burst into life just before sunset and Chris McBain captured it beautifully! It was in the Coast category. 

 Photo credit: Chris McBain, August Winner

Photo credit: Chris McBain, August Winner

This photo was taken for the Solitude category by Rukhsana Yates and is a Douglas Super DC-3 plan that lies hollow and forgotten on a deserted and black-sand beach in Iceland. 

 Photo credit: Rukhsana Yates, September Winner

Photo credit: Rukhsana Yates, September Winner

This was the overall runner-up taken by Finbarr Fallon and was in the Architecture category. The Choi Hung estate is one of the oldest public housing complexes in Hong Kong. 

 Photo credit: Finbarr Fallon, October Winner

Photo credit: Finbarr Fallon, October Winner

The overall winner photo was taken by Michael Grolys in the Wild category. When Michael was ascending Hallin Fell in the Lake District he experience snow, rain, sleet, strong winds and captured this shot when the sun was filtering through the clouds. 

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