The light fantastic

Chris Coe, co-founder of Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) and professional photographer describes his personal journey into and through photography.

Chris Coe is a physiologist by training. It was a very different career but, like so many people, he ended up becoming a photographer. This is a brief insight into how he got there and went on to found the now prestigious, international Travel Photographer of the Year awards. It isn’t the whole story but, over time he’ll reveal more….

I hate photography! Or at least I did when I was a kid. Now it is my passion.

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches photography, mentors and is a competition judge.