TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO

My name is Nicolas Castermans. I’m a French Travel and Documentary Photographer.

I showcase here my best travel and documentary photography work. I hope it’ll encourage you to explore the website in greater depth.

“Thank you for your time and appreciation”

 

AWARDS

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♦   COMMENDED IN THE 2022 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

SHORTLISTED IN THE PORTFOLIO : “CULTURES”

 

 

♦   1ST PRIZE AT 500PX

GLOBAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

THEME : Documentary (February 2024)

 

 

♦   2ND PRIZE AT LIFE FRAMER

THEME : COLOR (OCTOBER 2023)

JUDGE : DJENEBA ADUAYOM (Time, Vanity Fair, The New York Times…)

 

 

♦   2ND PRIZE AT LIFE FRAMER

THEME : NIGHT LIFE (JANVIER 2024)

JUDGE : LAURYN HILL (Photo Editor at Wired Magazine)

 

 

♦   3RD PRIZE AT THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

THEME : TRAVEL (JULY-AUGUST 2022)

JUDGE : STEVE MC CURRY (Magnum Photographer)

♦   WINNING IMAGE AT LIFE FRAMER

THEME : PLANET EARTH (AUGUST 2023)

JUDGE : AMI VITALE (National Geographic Photojournalist)

♦   FINALIST AT THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

THEME : COLOR (JUNE 2022)

JUDGE : ALESSIA GLAVIANO (Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia)

♦   REMARKABLE ARTWORK AT SIENA AWARDS

THEME : JOURNEYS & ADVENTURES (SEPTEMBER 2023)

 

 

♦   WINNING IMAGE AT LIFE FRAMER

THEME : OPEN CALL (AUGUST 2022)

JUDGE : DILYS NG (Senior Photo Editor at TIME)

 

 

♦  WINNING IMAGE AT LIFE FRAMER

THEME : NIGHT LIFE (JANUARY 2023)

JUDGE : REBECCA MORSE (Curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

 

 

♦  SPECIAL MENTION IN THE 2023 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

SHORTLISTED IN THE CATEGORY : “VISUAL STORIES”

 

 

♦  SPECIAL MENTION IN THE 2022 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

SHORTLISTED IN THE CATEGORY : “CULTURES”

 

 

♦   FINALIST AT THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

THEME : EMERGING TALENT (MARCH 2022)

JUDGE : CAROLINE HUNTER (Picture Editor for The Guardian Weekend Magazine)

 

 

♦   FINALIST AT THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

THEME : LANDSCAPE (NOVEMBER 2023)

JUDGE : JIM RICHARDSON (National Geographic Photographer)

 

 

♦   FINALIST AT THE NATURAL LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

THEME : INTIMATE LANDSCAPE (2023)

PUBLISHED IN THE YEAR 3 BOOK

 

 

♦  EDITOR’S PICK AT LIFE FRAMER 

THEME : COLOR (MARCH 2023)

 

 

♦   FINALIST IN THE 2023 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

15 IMAGES SHORTLISTED IN THE CATEGORIES : “VISUAL STORIES” ; “PEOPLE & CULTURES” ; “A QUIETER LIFFE” ; “LEISURE & ADVENTURE”

 

 

♦   FINALIST IN THE 2021 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

SHORTLISTED IN THE PORTFOLIO : “LANDSCAPES AND ADVENTURE”

 

 

♦   FINALIST IN THE 2020 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS”.

SHORTLISTED IN THE PORTFOLIO : “PEOPLE OF THE WORLD”

 

 

♦   EDITORS’ PICK AT THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

THEME : OPEN CALL (DECEMBER 2021)

 

 

♦  500px WEBSITE TAKEOVER WINNER 

THEME : CAMERAS ON (JUNE 2022)

 

 

♦  500px

EDITOR’S CHOICE

LONG-TERM PROJECT

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25 TIPS THAT I CONSTANTLY USE IN MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHY. THEY WILL INSTANTLY HELP YOU CREATE MORE POWERFUL TRAVEL PHOTOS.

HORIZONTAL LANDSCAPES

ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAITS

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

VERTICAL PORTRAITS

VERTICAL LANDSCAPES

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VOLUME 2

” DEVELOPING YOUR VISION AND CREATIVE APPROACH ”

VOLUME 3

” TAKING YOUR PHOTOS TO THE NEXT LEVEL ”