Marrakech Traveler: It was mid-morning and he must have wanted to ride into the light. (John Barnhardt/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest) The National, Travel Photos, Travel Magazines, Marrakech Travel, National Geographic, Geographic Travel, John Barnhardt, 2012 Photos, Photos Contest
OUTDOOR SCENES – My Balloon: H'Mong minority children were playing with their balloons on the foggy day in Moc Chau - Ha Giang province Viet Nam. (Vo Anh Kiet/Winner 2011 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
SPONTANEOUS MOMENTS – The Running Boy: A young boy is "flying" home. (Pietro Sferrino/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
MURSI TRIBE (People) - At around puberty, females cut their lower lip and install a clay plate in the opening. As time goes by the plate stretches the hole and a bigger disk is put in. Those plates can easily reach 7 inches in diameter! Lower teeth are often removed to make the lip plate sit comfortably in the opening.
National Geographic Photo Contest 2012 - CITY BIRDS (Places) - Strolling through downtown San Francisco during our vacation, the birds sitting on the wires and skyscrapers in the foggy background caught my attention. A lucky shot! (Photo and caption by Matthias Luetolf/National Geographic Photo Contest)
As a kid I was always curious to know where we were going. On a recent trip on a train early morning I was taking some photos and there was this kid. He was peeping back every now and then and every time the train stopped he was looking at the boards. Once he saw the camera in my hand, he got curious but was not waiting for me to click.National Geographic Traveler
2013 National Geographic Photography Grand Prize and Nature Winner: The Ice Bear - A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows red from the smoke of distant fires during a record-breaking spell of hot weather. (Photo by Paul Souders/National Geographic Photo Contest)
Swimming in the Rain: My sister in the south of Chile. We are sitting at home next to the fireplace in our southern lake house when it suddenly began to pour uncontrollably. Had to rush into the lake to take this snapshot! (Camila Massu/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)