Each year National Geographic inspires the adventurer and explorer within. The iconic publication has become synonymous with Travel photography par excellence.
And this year's Travel Photography competition is no different as the entries clearly show. With less than two weeks to enter, the search is on for images that optimally share the world around us.
"It's people, places, and cultures. Photos that tell the story of a place and travel moments that reveal what inspires you. Harness the power of photography and share your stunning travel experiences from around the globe."
The National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is accepting entries from March 18 through May 3.
Here are our top nine pics across the three categories of the latest entries submitted:
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What you need to know if you enter:
The grand prize winner will pocket $7 500 and a post on National Geographic's travel Instagram account - which means an avalanche of followers and cash for more travels!
In addition, a first, second and third place winner will be chosen from each category, and the winning photographs will also feature on the account. They will each win $2 500, $1 500 and $750 in order.
The nitty gritty:
- Entries start at $10 per entry and will increase $5 per week after 24 March.
- All entries must be in digital format and submitted electronically.
- The contest will end on 3 May at 18:00 SA time, and the winner will be announced in June.
- There is no limit to how many entries you want to submit.
- You can submit your photos at the contest website.
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