2017 Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards – the best of week 3

by Iain Treloar

We’re three weeks into the 2017 Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards, and we’ve been absolutely blown away by the quality of the submissions. With participants from 24 countries so far, the awards have a distinctly international flavour, showcasing the beauty of cycling anywhere from the cold of Iceland to the heat of India.

We’ve previously shared with you the best of week one and week two – if you haven’t checked them out yet, do yourself a favour!

These awards, now in the second year, are an incredible showcase for talented photographers worldwide, but they have a much deeper significance than just that. Established in honour of the late Mark Gunter, a well-respected Australian photographer who tragically lost his life to cancer in late 2015, the awards are a fundraiser for some highly worthy causes.  All entry fees support Tour de Cure, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation and Young Cyclist Development. Cancer’s a horrible, indiscriminate illness that touches almost everybody’s life in some way, so even if you don’t have a picture to enter, we welcome tax-deductible donations.

The competition is close to wrapping up, and will end on January 4th, 2018. If you haven’t yet entered, there’s still time – Enter now.

This year, thanks to our generous sponsors, there are some great prizes on offer:


1st place: Cycling Photographer of the Year trophy & medallion
2nd place: Cycling Photographer of the Year medallion
3rd place: Cycling Photographer of the Year medallion



Professional category

Enthusiast category

Smartphone/action cam category

What’s your favourite photo from this week? 

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