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.
2 People: People’s Choice, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” by Daniel Cheung.
3 Cities: Honorable Mention, “Alone in the Crowds” by Gary Cummins.
4 Nature: Third Place Winner, “Mars” by Marco Grassi.
5 Cities: People’s Choice, “Traveling to Heaven” by Trikansh Sharma.
6 Cities: Third Place Winner, “Reflection” by Gaanesh Prasad.
7 People: Second Place Winner, “Leida and Laella—I Will Lift You Up” by Tati Itat.
8 Nature: Second Place Winner, “Flamingos Take Off” by Hao J.
9 Nature: People’s Choice Winner, “Formation” by Niklas Weber.
10 Cities: First Place Winner, “Another Rainy Day in Nagasaki” by Hiro Kurashina.