The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

If there is one magazine which continuously showcases the most beautiful photographs from around the world, it is National Geographic. Its prestigious contests attract several of the best photographers and viewing their amazing shots, you cannot help but feel your bond with Mother Earth strengthening. The 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest isn’t different.

The submissions of the competition closed on June 30th, 2018, but its winners will not be announced before August. However, to make the waiting easier, National Geographic editors have released their favorite entries, so we could not pass up the chance to share them.

1 Nature: Grand Prize Winner, “Mermaid” by Reiko Takahashi.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

2 People: People’s Choice, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” by Daniel Cheung.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

3 Cities: Honorable Mention, “Alone in the Crowds” by Gary Cummins.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

4 Nature: Third Place Winner, “Mars” by Marco Grassi.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

5 Cities: People’s Choice, “Traveling to Heaven” by Trikansh Sharma.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

6 Cities: Third Place Winner, “Reflection” by Gaanesh Prasad.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

7 People: Second Place Winner, “Leida and Laella—I Will Lift You Up” by Tati Itat.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

8 Nature: Second Place Winner, “Flamingos Take Off” by Hao J.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

9 Nature: People’s Choice Winner, “Formation” by Niklas Weber.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

10 Cities: First Place Winner, “Another Rainy Day in Nagasaki” by Hiro Kurashina.

The 10 Best Pictures From the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest


Reference: Artfido

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