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.
This is probably the most dangerous place to kayak in the world. Would you have the courage to kayak here?
2. Banos in Ecuador.
3. Adelaide Hills in South Australia
This is a Western Grey Kangaroo caught chilling out in a vineyard on a lovely Autumn`s day.
4. Tornado Alley in USA
Storm chasers in the United States photographed this incredible cloud formation during a supercell storm.
5. Baja in Mexico
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.
The photographer had to wait until after a huge rainstorm to capture such an amazing shot.
7. Galapagos Island.
Just three seals chilling out on the sofa after a hard day’s work.
8. Niagara Falls in Ontario Canada
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
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.
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
After a fourteen hour hike it was time to meditate on the top of the world.
12. Giraffe Manor, Nairobi
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
A male carpenter bee drinks nectar from one of the native Scalesia flowers.
This incredible picture was taken during the Folk Temple festival in Taiwan.
15. Baja California, Mexico
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.