National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

"National Geographic" holds an annual photo contest. The main winner received $ 10,000 and the opportunity to travel to the headquarters of the "National Geographic" in Washington to attend the annual seminar on photography. We invite you to look at some of the competition works.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 1

In the photo: "The mud pool near Bourgas, Bulgaria, always going to local residents. They are coated with dirt from the pool and wait until the dirt is dry. Only then will it wash off while swimming in the sea. After that, they relax in the salt lake, whose depth is 30 inches. "- Antoni Georgiev.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 2

"A lot of people go to Uluru, but that they see it depends on where they came from." - Robert Spanring.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 3

Eruption Cordon del Kaulle. Ricardo Mohr.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 4

In the Arctic beluga play with each other. Dafna Ben Nun.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 5

Russia, the polar region of Western Siberia, Taz peninsula. "Raising reindeer - one of the main activities of local residents. All the land suitable for grazing are divided between the families, or state farms. Deer graze freely, and I can go for several kilometers. The chief shepherd watching a herd of binoculars. "- Dmitriy Nikonov.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 6

"This place means a lot to me. Fellenzee Lake lies at the foot of Mount Hundshtayn (dog stone). As I grew up and my dog ‚Äč‚Äčnear the place where she died, I buried her in the lake, and mountain dog has become the largest tombstone on the grave of a dog. That morning when we buried her, it was quiet and calm. This photo hangs in my kitchen in memory of Spock. "- Nino Benninger.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 7

Copenhagen, Twin Towers, an apartment house near the river. "I waited at the door about two hours, in hopes that someone will enter or leave, and would let me. When I got there, the building was really surreal. "- Elena Baroni.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 8

Divers in the cell, which suddenly swam a great white shark. David Litchfield.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 9

A flock of white geese in flight. Klyaynfeltersvill, Pennsylvania. Charles Funk.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 10

"Yala National Park, Sri Lanka, famous for its leopards, but they are very difficult to photograph in motion. The photo is one of the three young leopard who started jumping between branches. Then I managed to make this shot. "- Lalith Ekanayake.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 11

Rare species of Australian sea lions stranded on the island of Hopkins, South Australia. Michael Patrick O'Neill.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 12

"The portrait of my grandfather. He was a photographer, and he has a lot of old cameras. Recently, he was 95 and he still remembers how each of them. I photographed it on your Canon 7d. "- Christopher Bellezza.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 13

"The male mouthed vynashiaet eggs in his mouth, until of them hatched fry." - Steven Kovacs.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 14

"Winter in the dry Canadian Rockies. The temperature was below -30 C, but due to lack of snow surface of the lake was clear, and you can see the bubbles frozen within the ice. "- Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 15

"One morning in Hawaii, I looked around in search of what could be photographed. I stopped and noticed a small palm leaf gecko. Periodically, bobbing his head from the leaves to see if I did not go. We played this game until I udalosego photograph it. "- Lorenzo Menendez.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 16

"The strangest market in the world, probably, in Lome, Togo. Thousands of stuffed animals and the bodies of dead animals are sold for use in religious and medicinal purposes. It's scary, but at the same time exciting. "- Jorgen Tharaldsen.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 17

"Every year in October in Dubai is heavy fog because of the high humidity and falling temperatures. Tall buildings of the city (including the Burj Khalifasamoe - tallest building in the world) and fog can make great shots. "- Catalin Marin.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 18

"During the safari can attract the attention of not only animals." - Dmitry Gorilovskiy.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 19

Lonely tree, recovering from the winter in Yellowstone National Park. Anita Erdmann.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - 20

"The sun gives us energy, even under water. The picture was taken during free diving (breath-hold, without scuba) in the Red Sea. "- Vaclav Krpelik.

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