The Society of International Travel and Tourism Photographers has announced an image taken at the Louvre in Paris as the winner of their annual photographic competition.

Unni Brekke’s

image (above) titled ‘At the Gallery’ was chosen over more than 300 other

entries to the competition.

The theme of

this year’s competition was ‘People Watching.’ The organisation said it was looking

for images that ‘define the moments that our lenses capture every day… from

moments of joy to scenes of happiness, sadness and destitution.’

Unni, who hails

from Loddefjord in Norway, has earned himself 12 months membership to the

Society. Runners-up Debashis Mukerjee from India and Alexandros Dalkos from

Greece have both won 6 months membership. Eleven other entries were highly


To see the

winning entries, visit