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Delving into the heart and soul of photography

Eye for the Light is TPOTY’s online membership magazine with exclusive content. It looks beyond the technical to the craft, to inspirations and creativity. Read about and listen to inspirational photographers, discover more about the vision behind great photography.

Featured stories

More than 40 features to read and podcasts to listen to. Here’s a few free ones to give you a taster.

Over-photographed – Northern Lights

Photographing the Northern Lights or Southern Lights has become extremely popular in recent years. How do you make your images stand out? In our over-photographed series we look at different approaches.

Meet the judges – Linda Barberic

Linda adds a different slant to this year’s TPOTY judging panel. She’s a creative producer who deals with how images are used to convey a message or tell a story. Here she gives her insights into work and judging.

Human connections

The world’s tribal cultures have long drawn photographers but it’s a fine balance between capturing a timeless way of life and turning people into a human zoo. Trevor Cole shares his engaging approach.

Podcasts

Podcast excerpt 3 – Jordan Banks

Podcast excerpt 3 – Jordan Banks

Newton & Coe free to listen excerpt – Photography and publishing are all in the mix as Jordan chats about creating and selling images, plus the launch of JRNY magazine.

Podcast excerpt 2 – Philip Lee Harvey

Podcast excerpt 2 – Philip Lee Harvey

Newton & Coe Free to listen excerpt – Philip Lee Harvey talks influences from art and developing a photographic style

Podcast excerpt 1 – Margaret Soraya

Podcast excerpt 1 – Margaret Soraya

Newton & Coe Free to listen excerpt– Margaret Soraya talks quiet landscapes and mindfulness in photography. Margaret is an English landscape photographer based in Scotland. Her work is thoughtful and tranquil.

Podcast excerpt 5 – Larry Louie

Podcast excerpt 5 – Larry Louie

Larry Louie is a Canadian optometrist but photography is his passion and an important part of his life. In 2010, he was the overall winner of Travel Photographer of the Year with eight stunning B&W images of Mali and Tibet.

Podcast excerpt 6 – Kiran Ridley

Podcast excerpt 6 – Kiran Ridley

Newton & Coe free to listen excerpt – Kiran Ridley is a photo-journalist. Here he talks to us about his work throughout Europe and Asia, concentrating on news, social political topics and the human experience.

Podcast 8 – Chris Coe

Podcast 8 – Chris Coe

Chris Coe is the co-founder of Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) and has been a photographer for over 30 years. Here he chats with Newton & Coe co-host, David Newton.

Podcast 7 – David Newton

Podcast 7 – David Newton

David is the Newton part of Newton & Coe. He’s been co-hosting our Newton & Coe podcasts with Chris Coe for several months now so we thought we’d give you an insight into the man and his photography.

Above are some free to listen podcasts, plus some excerpts. To listen to the full length versions of the podcast excerpts join Eye for the Light

You DON’T need to be a member of Eye for the Light to enter the Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) awards – but membership gives FREE ENTRIES and discounts, as well as free merchandise and webinars, plus discounts on cameras, accessories, workshops, printing and other goodies.


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