New Eyes: winner announced!

Gunarto Gunawan has been nominated as the absolute winner of New Eyes, the third international travel photography competition organised by

The image taken in one of Bagan’s temple in Myanmar captures one very special moment: the ray of light impacting the statue’s heart at the same time a monk is cleaning it turns this shot into a unique one that will be remembered in the history of travel photography.

Congratulations to Gunarto!

Gunarto is a travel photographer from Indonesia that focusses on a variety of subjects, ranging from landscapes to macro photography, from portraiture to architecture. Our winner doesn’t have a personal site, yet he’s very active on a slew of social platforms: make sure you check out his stunning work on facebook, 1x, 500px and instagram


The jury have also decided to nominate four honourable mentions: these go to Muhammad Mostafigur RahmanMarcin RyczekZay Yar Lin and Louis Montrose.



These photographers all receive a free entry in the next competition organised by

The entire finalists gallery can be found here