National Geographic invites photographers from all around the world to sign up for their 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD) and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2014.
There are three categories in which you can sign up: People, Places and Nature. Entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo.
There are still three days during which you can sign up – registration ends Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11:59 p.m. ET (U.S.). Here are just some of the most spectacular entries I’ve come across, hope you’ll enjoy them! We’ll also keep you posted on the winners, once they are announced.
Photo and caption by Jimmy Deng. The powerful, beautiful Steller’s Sea Eagles
Photo and caption by Mems Carim During April 2013 Mashatu Game Reserve had a hatch of Armoured Crickets. while enjoying a sundowner I managed to capture this image. I would not normally photograph these crickets as they are “ugly”. this gives a new definition to “making the ugly look beautiful”
The Fennec is a surprisingly easy to domesticate animals, and it’s definitely one of the most remarkable animals on the planet. Read more about them here.