National Geographic has announced the winners of their 2013 traveler photo contest. Have a look at some of the winners, along with some of our favourites, which were chosen out of over 15,500 submissions. With stunning photos captured from locations around the globe, the winning selections show a range from quiet landscapes to surprising moments.
The winners will appear in the January 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.
You can see last years winners here.
First place winner:’Brazil Aquathlon’ by Wagner Araujo
Second place winner: ‘Thunderstorm at False Kiva’ by Max Seigal
Third place winner: ‘Say Cheese’ by Yanai Bonneh
Merit winner: ‘Portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl’ by Graham McGeorge
Merit winner: ‘Piano Play at Sunset’ by Nikola Smernic
Outdoor scenes submission: ‘Cape Town Fog’ by Eric Nathan
Sense of Place submission: ‘OMOHARA’ by Teruo Araya
‘Golden & Blue Hues’ by Suvendu Das
Viewer’s Choice winner: ‘Another Perspective of the Day’ by Dody Kusuma