The National Geographics Travel Photo Contest Is Over And Here Are The Winners (26 Pics)

The 2019 grand prize of $7,500 went to Weimin Chu for his whimsical ‘Winter in Greenland’ photograph. Depicted in the image is a small fishing village in Upernavik, whose brightly colored homes shine brightly amidst the fog and snow. Top winners from the other categories include Huaifeng Li’s Showtime image, which won 1st Place in the People category and captures actors preparing for an evening opera performance in Licheng County, China. Winning 1st Place in the Nature category, Tamara Blazquez Haik’s photograph of a griffon vulture—titled Tender Eyes— perfectly timed to capture the bird soaring through the skies in Monfragüe National Park in Spain. Scroll down below to see all the winners and don’t forget to upvote your favs! #1 …

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 …