Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

Discover some of the most incredible pictures that were entered into this year’s National Geographic Competition. You’ll be amazed by how good these pictures are.

The National Geographic opened up a photography contest on Instagram allowing anyone with an account to enter. Participants enter their photos using the hashtag #natgeo100contest. The contest receives tens of thousands of entries and each one is judged by photo editors and photographers at Nat Geo until a top ten are chosen.

So take a look at these National Geographic Competition finalists and see which one of these stunning photos deserves to be the winner.

1. Kilauea in Big Island, Hawaii.

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This is probably the most dangerous place to kayak in the world. Would you have the courage to kayak here?

2. Banos in Ecuador.

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This photo is titled “End Of The World” and it captures a man on the swing overlooking Mt. Tungurahua erupting back in 2014. The residents were immediately evacuated after the photo was taken.

3. Adelaide Hills in South Australia

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This is a Western Grey Kangaroo caught chilling out in a vineyard on a lovely Autumn`s day.

4. Tornado Alley in USA

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

Storm chasers in the United States photographed this incredible cloud formation during a supercell storm.

5. Baja in Mexico

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This giant school of Mobula Rays were found off the coast of mexico. The photographer had to dive to 60ft to capture this great shot.

6. Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

The photographer had to wait until after a huge rainstorm to capture such an amazing shot.

7. Galapagos Island.

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

Just three seals chilling out on the sofa after a hard day’s work.

8. Niagara Falls in Ontario Canada

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This photo was taken at the base of Niagara Falls, the photographer was cold and soaking wet but it was worth it to capture this fantastic shot.

9. Kaveripattinam in India

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This picture was taken during “The Mayana Soora Thiruvizha” which is a yearly festival that takes place in March.

10. French Polynesia in Moorea, Tiahura.

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

The French Polynesia has some of the most clearest waters in the world and is a great place to take awesome pictures of sea life.

11. Dinosaur Ridge in Colorado, United States

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

After a fourteen hour hike it was time to meditate on the top of the world.

12. Giraffe Manor, Nairobi

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

At Nairobi’s Giraffe Manor the giraffes are so accustomed to with humans they will happily eat out of your hand.

13. San Cristobal in the Galapagos Islands

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

A male carpenter bee drinks nectar from one of the native Scalesia flowers.

14. Taiwan

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This incredible picture was taken during the Folk Temple festival in Taiwan.

15. Baja California, Mexico

Incredible Pictures From The National Geographic Competition

This picture may look like trees but it is actually rivers starting to form in the Mexican desert.

Which of these incredible pictures from the National Geographic competition do you think is the best? Let us know in the comments below.

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If you wish to know more about the National Geographic competition or see other pictures from previous competition then visit the National Geographic official site here.