National Geographic defines the best photographer of nature
Vivid pictures of the contestants.
The annual contest National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest accepts works from photographers from around the world. Pictures compete in four categories: “wildlife”, “Landscapes”, “Aerial photography” “Underwater photography”.
The editors of the “News Mail.Ru” publishes the most vivid pictures of the contestants.
The pristine waters of Sipadan island, Malaysia.
Maasai Mara reserve in southwest Kenya.
Svalbard, Norwegian icebreaker.
The archipelago Jardines de La Reina, Cuba.
Isle Bonaventure, Quebec.
Isle Machias-Forces in the Gulf may.
Bimini, the Bahamas.
Lake Kerkini, Greece.
River Holmes, Canada.
Lake Natron, Tanzania.
Mount Evans, Colorado, USA.
Swamp Zenas, Latvia.
The winner will receive $7,500 and the opportunity to publish their pictures in National Geographic magazine. The prize the leaders in other categories $2500. Photos for participation can be sent until 17 November.