There is a previous story which told about the best photographs that grabbed a place in the nominations of awards. The time has come and we are ready to announce the winners.
These winning shots are awe inspiring and it focuses the diversity of the mother earth. Well this is the travel photography category.
Norbert Fritz (Hungary) took top prize in the Cities category for his photo, titled “Levels of Reading,” and F. Dilek Uyar (Turkey) won the People category with his image “Worship”.
First, second and third places in each category were awarded, respectively, $2,500, $750 and $500. Velasco, the grand prize winner, also received a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos Archipelago with National Geographic Expeditions.
Then who won the grand prize? Let’s take a look.
#1 Grand Prize Winner: The Power Of Nature, Rancho De Aguirre, Colima, Mexico
#2 Honorable Mention, Nature: Forest Of The Fairy, Tamba, Japan
#3 People’s Choice Winner, Cities: Colorful Market, Bangkok, Thailand
#4 Third Place Winner, People: Under The Wave, Tavarua, Fiji
#5 Third Place Winner, Cities: Henningsvær Football Field, Henningsvær, Nordland, Norway
#6 Honorable Mention, Nature: Marble Caves, Torres Del Paine, Magallanes, Chile
#7 Honorable Mention, Nature: Mt. Bromo, East Java, Indonesia
#8 First Place Winner, People: Workship, Konya, Turkey
#9 People’s Choice Winner, Nature: Buff Tailed Coronet, Ecuador
#10 Second Place Winner, Nature: To Live, Oinukake, Miyagi, Japan