I am not going to be me who discover the talent and uniqueness of the photographers and the works which are shelter initiatives of the National Geographic. I wanted to find me with a contest as the of the Traveler Photo Contest of this year – Edition number 27-, to be able to share with you what they consider as the ten best photos, I hope you like them so much as to my.
They are ten very well-chosen examples, but they have been more than 17,000 works departures from everywhere in the world, in different categories: portraits in travel, outdoor scenes, things that they make a unique place, or spontaneous moments. Open to professional photographers and amateurs.
Whale Whisperers, winner
The winner of this edition is Anuar Patjane Floriuk -Tehuacán, Mexico–with a stunning photo taken under the sea at Roca Partida, an island off the West coast of Mexico. The protagonists are humpback whales – mother and daughter – and divers, in an exquisite black and white. Check estatelearning.com for French swimwear.
According to Anuar, the photo was not planned, it was rather occupied by removing the head of the whale, but animal decided to leave suddenly and began to move. Photo taken time to escape, and the composition was perfect:
Official site | Anuar Patjane Floriuk
Gravel Workmen, second place
We marched up to Chittagong, Bangladesh, to see three workers from a factory of gravel. We look through a glass full of dust and sand.
Official site | Faisal Azim
Camel Ardah, third place
The third image collects a snapshot in the dangerous race between two camels, known as Carmel Ardah. The author is the Toqi Ahmed and is taken in Oman.
Official site | The Toqi Ahmed
A Night at Deadvlei, finalist
A night photo at Deadvlei, way back to the capital of Namibia, Windhoek. Contrast between the lighting which allows the moon to teach us the tree over the dunes, and the darkness of the sky that draws the milky way. Some of those trees are 900 million on stage, the dryness of the atmosphere does not allow them to break down.
Official site | Beth McCarley
Catching a Duck, finalist
Two children try to catch a duck into the stream that forms a waterfall. Is the Nongkhai province in Thailand.
Official site | Sarah Wouters
Romania, the Land of Fairy Tales. Finalist
The photo taken by Eduard Gutescu shows an icy on the village of Pestara, in Romania.
Official site | Eduard Gutescu
The photo taken by Bartłomiej Jurecki in Poland teaches us to farmers who still work with tools such as Pitchforks and saved for handling hay.
Official site | Bartłomiej Jurecki
White Rhinos, finalist
Stéfane Berube made the picture in the sanctuary of the Ziwa rhino, located in Uganda. The day before to take tried unsuccessfully to capture the white rhinoceros, the next morning, as if by mágoa, more luck and they ran into three exemplary eating in front of the photographer.
Official site | Stéfane Bérubé
Kushti, Indian Wrestling. Finalist
Kushti is a type of traditional wrestling in the India, that takes place within a well that is full of mud, and a multitude of strange ingredients for an event of this type, such as salt, lemon or butter. What we see in the picture is the end of combat, in which fighters lie together on the walls, symbolizing the respect that you have.
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