Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
28 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
Sunrise at Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Aerial Image. If you look carefully, you might notice the person enjoying this natural beauty.
© Jassen T. / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest


 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
24 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Beautiful tornado tracks in open farm land narrowly missing a home near Simla, Colorado.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
20 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Lion cub jumping on mother’s head, Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
151 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

There’s nothing quite like being able to stand at the base of Niagara Falls as you feel and hear the thundering roar of the water as it falls over the edge and plunges 170′ down to the Niagara River.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
27 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The famous hall “Halle der Circe” is located at the end of the highest-lying touristic cave in the world (2100 m alt.), which can be reached only by experienced cavers. With proper lighting the permanent ice in the hall shines in beautiful blue tones, which add enchantment atmosphere to the frozen hall.


6Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

091 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The herd bull watches over his small harem as they cross the river while the Tetons catch the day’s first rays.


Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

25 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The late afternoon sun shines down on the Gorner Glacier above the Swiss town of Zermatt. The radiant heat offers enough warmth to let algae grow in the snow and cast a pink hue with their growth. The seasonal weather also causes the ice to crack and melt, which causes rivers and waterfalls to form from the runoff and cascade down the giant rock face of Monte Rosa Massif.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
181 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Volcan Villarrica, ubicado a mas de 700 Kilometros al sur de Santiago de Chile, este Volcan desde el 03 de Marzo se encuentra en proceso eruptivo. esta fotografia fue tomada el pasado 11 de Mayo en la ciudad de Pucón.
 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
101 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The little tarsier, nicely nestled in a leaf, suddenly opens its eyes! They are nocturnal so what a surprise. These tiny primates (3 to 6 inches) are found only in the Philippines and most of them are in sanctuaries. This one was in a sanctuary in Bohol Island.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
19 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Captured in Kruger National Park in South Africa, this lion was one of four coalition males that had made an elephant kill during the night. For four days they fed on their prey, and this beautiful male was ready for a nap after filling his belly.

Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest23 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

It was minutes before sunset in Masai Mara reservation and moments before we arrive at the camp where I saw hundreds of wild beast heading toward the river. one of the wild beasts was still and staring at me. A shot with a slow shutter produced this photo.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
26 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The Rock restaurant just off shore in Zanzibar. As the sun set, I was taking photos of The Rock before going out there to have dinner. As the light levels dropped, the light came on in the restaurant and I knew I had my shot.


Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

21 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

While touring the waterways along the Antarctic Peninsula, we saw two Adelie Penguins watching their surroundings from the top of an Iceberg

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
02 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Freediver Carlos Correa ascending towards the light on a break during the 2015 Caribbean Cup of Freediving in Roatan, Honduras. Every time I look at this photo it relaxes me and makes me wonder about how these athletes can reach depths of 300ft. and hold their breath for upwards of 4 minutes.

 Spectacular Photographs from 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest
11 15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

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