Sunday Times: Big Shot Photography Competition

We know how much you love to travel and share your beautiful pictures which is why we are the proud sponsors of The Sunday Times - Big Shot photography competition.
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Our favourites, so far.

Each week thousands of you enter the competition, submitting your best and most inspiring travel pictures from around the world. We have selected just a few of our favourite pictures so far and look forward to seeing more over the coming months.

Above image: Great White by Mark Hunter

Flying Visit

A sea eagle in a fjord near Svolvaer, Norway. Taken by Kevin Power

A sea eagle in a fjord near Svolvaer, Norway. Taken by Kevin Power

Out of the blue

Bluebells on the Ashridge Estate in the Chilterns. Taken by Andrew Bungard.

Bluebells on the Ashridge Estate in the Chilterns. Taken by Andrew Bungard.

Hopping District

Rabbit street art in Porto, Portugal. Taken by Emma Simmons

Rabbit street art in Porto, Portugal. Taken by Emma Simmons

Boxed In

The Cube Houses in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Taken by Marcus Bailey

The Cube Houses in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Taken by Marcus Bailey

Premier Kruje

Sunset lights up Kruje and its castle in Albania. Taken by Ian Fleming

Sunset lights up Kruje and its castle in Albania. Taken by Ian Fleming

Caught Red Handed

A local celebrating Holi in Nandgaon, India. Taken by Mark Levitin

A local celebrating Holi in Nandgaon, India. Taken by Mark Levitin

Learned Friend

A macaque studies the tourist map at Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali. Taken by Eric Hulme

A macaque studies the tourist map at Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali. Taken by Eric Hulme

Make a splash

A dolphin breaches alongside the CalMac ferry from Oban to Coll in Argyll & Bute, Scotland. Taken by Megan Barker

A dolphin breaches alongside the CalMac ferry from Oban to Coll in Argyll & Bute, Scotland. Taken by Megan Barker

Fools Gold

A costumed reveler at Venice Carnival, Italy. Taken by Colin Allen

A costumed reveler at Venice Carnival, Italy. Taken by Colin Allen

Chilly Season

A trio of bison weathers the winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Taken by Patrick O'Brien.

A trio of bison weathers the winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Taken by Patrick O'Brien.

Tough Crowd

A man plays the bagpipes for an unimpressed onlooker in Doha. Taken by David Uffindall

A man plays the bagpipes for an unimpressed onlooker in Doha. Taken by David Uffindall

Land Blubbers

Sleeping Sealions in San Francisco, CA, USA. Taken by Alan Jones.

Sleeping Sealions in San Francisco, CA, USA. Taken by Alan Jones.

Face Off

Gokyo Lake and Ngozumpa Glacier, near Mount Everest in Nepal. Taken by Graham Tooth

Gokyo Lake and Ngozumpa Glacier, near Mount Everest in Nepal. Taken by Graham Tooth

Flying Colours

A lilac-breasted roller in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Taken by Christopher Yeoh

A lilac-breasted roller in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Taken by Christopher Yeoh

Bottoms Up

Hot-air balloons at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Taken by Justine Cliffe

Hot-air balloons at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Taken by Justine Cliffe

Competition details
How to enter

Simply upload and submit a travel themed photograph using the online competition form available here. Alternatively, you can enter via Instagram by tagging @timestravel and using the hashtag #STBigShot

Winners & Prizes

Weekly Winners – Each week, a lucky winner will receive a £250 John Lewis voucher where you will find a large selection of camera equipment and accessories.

Overall Winners – The weekly winners will also make the shortlist for the main prizes which are:

1st Place – 14-night expedition cruise to Norway from Dover for two people to experience the magical Northern Lights and Fjords

2nd Place – 7-night stay in Funken Lodge (hotel in Longyearbyen, Svalbard) for two people including excursions

3rd Place -12-night expedition cruise around the British Isles for two people

For more information and terms & conditions, please see here.

Each weekly winner wins a £250 John Lewis voucher and makes the shortlist for the main prizes, which include a northern lights expedition cruise. For more information on how to enter visit thesundaytimes.co.uk/thebigshot.