Images of Mexico Earn Louis Montrose Travel Photographer of the Year Award

Louis Montrose, Travel Photographer of the Year, 2011

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), Oaxaca, Mexico - Louis Montrose, Travel Photographer of the Year, 2011

Congratulations to Louis Montrose from California for winning Travel Photographer of the Year Award for his images of the Day of the Dead festival in Oaxaca, Mexico (as well as for a painted village in Burkino Faso.)

Photographers from 90 different countries submitted thousands of images for the contest. They were narrowed down to entrants from 33 countries and a total of 20 photographers scooped individual category awards.

The winning images give a fascinating view of life, culture and nature around the globe and will be exhibited at the Royal Geographical Society in London next summer.

See all winners here on TPOTY official website:

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View more of Louis’s photography from Mexico here:

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Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at

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