AMAZING IMAGES FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S TRAVELER PHOTO CONTEST… BE IN AWE!

Incredible Images From National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest

National Geographic shared with us some of the latest entries in its annual Traveler Photo Contest, which will be accepting submissions from amateur and professional photographers until June 30. Check out a selection of images, which will be competing in four categories: travel portraits, outdoor scenes, spontaneous moments, and places.

Walking Chameleon

Walking Chameleon

“Walking Chameleon: It is a domestic animal of a small boy.”

Photo and caption by Ondrej Zaruba/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Fishing in UAE

Fishing in UAE

“A special technique used for fishing in UAE, Fujairah called ‘Dhagwa’. the net consist of two parts : red part where fishes are trying to escape and an open part near the coast which they collect the fishes, the white dots are birds waiting to collect some fishes.”

Photo and caption by Shoayb Khattab/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Tormenta en el Caulle, Chile

Tormenta en el Caulle, Chile

“Tormenta en el Caulle: El dia 04 de Junio del 2011 comenzÛ la ErupciÛn del Cordon Caulle, ubicado en la Region de Los Rios en Chile. Una erupciÛn que duro aproximadamente 12 meses donde los pobladores y animales debieron acostumbrarse a convivir con la caÌda diaria de cenizas, las cuales tambiÈn provocaron problemas en el trafico aÈreo de la zona sur de America. Los primeros dÌas de la ErupciÛn se pudo apreciar desde cientos de kilÛmetros a la redonda explosiones y tormentas elÈctricas provenientes de la expulsiÛn de lava. Esta fotografÌa fue tomada la segunda noche de ErupciÛn desde la localidad de Lago Ranco.”

Photo and caption by Francisco Negroni/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Temple At The Foot of Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia

Temple At The Foot of Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia

“Temple At The Foot of Mount Bromo: At the foot of the active Volcano Bromo on the Island of Java lies the Hindu Temple Pura Luhur Poten which is often immersed in a soft mist at dusk. On this day Mount Bromo showed unusually strong activity, which lead to a exceptionally high and dense dust cloud.”

Photo and caption by Tim Jenka/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Swimming with jellyfish in Palau

Swimming with jellyfish in Palau

“Swim with Jelly Fish: It’s like a dream when u swimming with harmless jellyfish…”

Photo and caption by CheanChong Lim/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Shadows And Light: A lone tree in the Palouse region of Washington

Shadows And Light: A lone tree in the Palouse region of Washington

“Shadows and Light: A lone tree in the Palouse region of Washington glows brilliantly in the sunlight as clouds pass by, isolating it in a band of light. Undulating hills provide depth to the lit scene, captured during the brief growing season where the wheat is a rich shade of green.”

Photo and caption by Jesse Summers/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A reflection in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

A reflection in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

“SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE: A reflection of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the basin of the fountain opposite the mosque where the main dome of the mosque appears.”

Photo and caption by Dhafer Al shehri/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Passengers make their way through rush-hour traffic in one of Dhaka’s public buses

Passengers make their way through rush-hour traffic in one of Dhaka's public buses

“Men on Buses, Dhaka: Passengers make their way through rush-hour traffic in one of Dhaka’s public buses.”

Photo and caption by Kristian Leven/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A sunset at the skydeck of the Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois.

A sunset at the skydeck of the Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois.

“If Only I Could Fly: Spontaneous moment captured contemplating a beautiful and colorful sunset with all city lights down below.”

Photo and caption by Gustavo Santos/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A Young monk in Mandalay, Myanmar

A Young monk in Mandalay, Myanmar

“Flying Monk: Young monks begin their service very early in life in their studies in the monastery. This monk was young and energetic and decided to “fly” in his exuberance for life.”

Photo and caption by Bonnie Stewart /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A fly lands on the head of a vine snake in the Choco of Colombia

A fly lands on the head of a vine snake in the Choco of Colombia

“Fly Cap For A Vine Snake: A fly lands on the head of a vine snake in the Choco of Colombia.”

Photo and caption by Robin Moore/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Religious procession in Cadiz, Spain

A snorkeling excursion during a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

A snorkeling excursion during a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

“A Rare Reflection: Returning from a snorkeling excursion during a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, wind speed dropped to zero and the ocean became a mirror. As the horizon disappeared, only the seaplane, sitting confidently between the blue elements, provided a sense of space and felt like a link to the rest of the world.”

Photo and caption by Christian Roth/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/photos-national-geographic-traveler-contest-2013-6?op=1#ixzz2XJJy336R

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