Friday, August 5, 2011

National Geographic Photography Contest - 2010

16,000 photographs submitted from 130 countries entered National Geographic Photographs Contest 2010. Some favourites were extracted for publishing. Scroll down to view the winning photograph.


Unexpected danger in Kanana Camp, Botswana




Snow Weasel, Minnesota USA




Oia Santorini, Greece




Piraputanga fish in Sucuri river, Brazil




The Louvre, Paris




The Pyramids, Egypt




Al-Saleh Mosque, Yemen




Praying Mantis




Thunderstorm in Montana, USA




A lightning bolt strikes the antenna of The Center building in Central, Hong Kong




Alone




River Bank in Zhenyuan, Guizhou Province, China




Mountain fog




Herring Gull with Guillemot Chick




Heavy load - little fly on a small white flower




Great Blue Heron with fish




Suradita Village, West Java, Indonesia - children playing with their roosters




Peyto Lake, Alberta, Canada




Mount Everest climber




Warminster, England




Feeding Koi fish at Windows of the World, Shenzhen, China




Oasis




Bee, purple flower




Czech Republic




The Angolan Plateau




Buddhist Monastery of Ki, Himalayas



And the Grand Prize Winner of 2010 National Geographic Contest is....


Eruption of Gunung Rinjani, an Active volcano in Indonesia. Winning photo taken by Aaron Lim Boon Teck of Singapore Contest judge Joel Sartore said, “This image best represented the craft of photography.