10 Of The Best Travel Photos of 2016
You might remember a post we did recently featuring the best entries to this year’s National Geographic travel photography competition. Well now we’re bringing you the official winners of that prestigious contest, chosen from more than 10,000 entries, and we’re sure you’ll agree that the pictures below are nothing short of awe-inspiring.
The grand prize went to Anthony Lau from Hong Kong for his stunning photograph of a horseman in Inner Mongolia. Other winners included Hiroki Inoue who came first in the nature category for his stunning picture of foxes in Hokkaido, Japan; second place winner Yasmin Mund for her beautiful aerial shot of rooftops in Varanasi, India; and third place winner Victor Lima for his otherworldly image of Chile’s Atacama Desert. We’re just glad somebody else had to judge them because we’d give them all the grand prize!
1 Grand Prize Winner: Winter Horseman, Inner Mongolia
2 First Place Winner, Cities: Ben Youssef, Marrakesh, Morocco
3 Second Place Winner, People: Rooftop Dreams, Varanasi
4 First Place Winner, Nature: Wherever You Go, I Will Follow You, Hokkaido, Japan
5 Third Place Winner, Nature: Lagunas Baltinache (atacama Desert), Antofagasta, Chile
6 Second Place Winner, Cities: Silenced, Guangdong Sheng, China
7 Honorable Mention, Cities: Divide, Manhattan, New York, United States
8 Third Place Winner, People: Remote Life At -21 Degree, Himachal Pradesh, India
9 Third Place Winner, Cities: Celestial Reverie, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
10 Honorable Mention, Nature: Bears On A Berg, Nunavut, Canada
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