30 Breathtaking Photos From The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest Finalists

Broken down into three categories nature, cities, and people – these images “tell the story of a place, show us the natural world, or share visions of people from around the globe.” Scroll down to see the National Geographic editors’ favorites thus far and experience the world seen through these unique lenses. You can check their site May 13-17 to vote for the People’s Choice winning photos. Final winners will be announced in June. #2 Glitz And Grit, Gonçalo Lobo Pinheiro, Cities Rundown neighborhoods contrast with the glitzy Grand Lisboa hotel on Macau’s skyline #4 Leviathan, Eric Seidner, People Xiapu is a giant mudflat in Fujian, China. Most famous for a battalion of bamboo poles stretching to the horizon and …