Joshua Tree Sunset

10 Amazing Nature photos from the 2017 Nat Geo Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is almost over you have till June 30th to get your submissions in.

The official categories are Nature Cities, and People. The grand prize winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos Archipelago with National Geographic Expeditions and each category will feature three winners: First place $2,500; Second place $750; Third place $500.

For more information on the contest visit the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest page.

Here are 10 of our favorite from the nature category.

Southern Calamari Squid Sunset

Southern Calamari Squid Sunset – Photograph by Jordan Robins

Green River Storm

Green River Storm – Photograph by Nicholas Maxfield

First Dive

First Dive – Photograph by Matthew Smith

The power of nature

The power of nature – Photograph by Sergio Tapiro Velasco

Whale Shark in Thailand

Whale Shark in Thailand – Photograph by Dan CHARITY

Underwater view of the winter Lofoten

Underwater view of the winter Lofoten – Photograph by Sergey Lukankin

Moss forest

Moss forest – Photograph by Tetsuya Hosokawa

Buff Tailed Coronet

Buff Tailed Coronet – Photograph by Hymakar Valluri

Lunch time

Lunch time – Photograph by Andrey Narchuk

Joshua Tree Sunset

Joshua Tree Sunset – Photograph by Robert Welsted

June 27, 2017