LONDON, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The start of 2012 heralds the close of cazenove+loyd's hugely successful 2011 travel photography competition in association with Leica.
cazenove+loyd MD, Henrietta Loyd says, "We have been delighted to receive thousands of entries over the last twelve months, some of which have been truly exceptional and others simply extraordinary! It has been an honour to give so many budding photographers a platform to display their work."
Sponsored by Leica, hosted by cazenove+loyd
Leica MD David Bell heads up the highly respected judging panel alongside writer/photographer Jonathan Margolis and freelance photographer Will Cheung.
Monthly winners have been selected over the last year to give twelve fantastic finalists, each of whom have won a prize generously donated by Leica. The finalists' entries can be viewed on the following lightbox link:
http://www.box.com/s/mn0rlrodc5dah8xq2zbg (please credit individual photographers if using).
cazenove+loyd are inviting the public to nominate their favourite image from the twelve selected, with votes being cast online in order to crown an overall winner.
The big prize, donated by Leica and worth in excess of £1,700, includes a brand new Leica X1 and accessories plus an invitation to attend an x1 Akademie Workshop at Leica's exclusive Mayfair store.
The result will be announced on the 23rd February 2012, at a grand exhibition in London to display all twelve finalists.
Cast your vote for the winner here: vote for the winner
cazenove+loyd is an award winning travel company which focuses on developing original and bespoke holidays in three challenging and exciting parts of the world: africa+indian ocean, central+south america and south+south east asia. Each itinerary is individually designed by a destination expert who knows their region from personal experience and is 100% focused on one part of the world. They use their expertise, creative thinking and specialist guides on the ground to match each client's expectations, time and budget.
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