It’s that time of the year again! The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest opened on April 7, and we already have some awesome entries; before we dive into them and admire their magnificence, you should know that you too can enter the contest using this link. Official categories include:Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments.

Our friends over at Nat Geo were kind enough to share these entries with us:

1. Frozen in Time (Vatnajokull Glacier in Iceland)

© Shane Wheel / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

 

2. When Conditions are Right (Kauai)

Lee Scott / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

 

3. White Rhinos

Stefane Berube / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

4. Jal Mahal during Sunrise

Ravikanth Kurma / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

5. Ocean World

Chris Schmid / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

6. Tribal Make-up Artist

S. Ram / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

7. Colors of Earth

Maja Bednas / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

8. Last Light on Godafoss, Iceland

Ed Graham / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

9. Camping On The Diving Board

Matthew Saville / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

10. Lighting up the Night

Manish Mamtani / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

 

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