23 Best Travel Photos Of 2016 By National Geographic

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National Geographic has been the source for incredible photography for decades now, and we are happy to bring you more of that with the contenders from the 2016 Travel Photographer Of The Year Competition.

As per usual the photos come from all around the world, ranging from mesmerizing nature landscapes to perfectly captured urban life from the modern megacities.

The competition is open to everyone (yes, that includes you too!) and photos can still be submitted until May 27. Need some tips how to take powerful photos like this? Then check this pro photographer’s explanation on how to take National Geographic style photos.

More info: national geographic | demilked (h/t: boredpanda)

1 Jonas Blizzard And The Flatiron Building, New York, United States

1 Jonas Blizzard And The Flatiron Building, New York, United States

Image source: Michele Palazzo

2 Beast, South Dakota, United States

2 Beast, South Dakota, United States

Image source: James Smart

3 Blizzard In The Mountains, Switzerland

3 Blizzard In The Mountains, Switzerland

Image source: Julia Wimmerlin

4 Golden Sunrise, Tuscany, Italy

4 Golden Sunrise, Tuscany, Italy

Image source: Giovanni Modesti

5 Wherever You Go, I Will Follow You, Japan

5 Wherever You Go, I Will Follow You, Japan

Image source: Hiroki Inoue

6 Trollstigen, Norway

6 Trollstigen, Norway

Image source: Christoph Schaarschmidt

7 Mystic Shed, Finland

7 Mystic Shed, Finland

Image source: Pierre Destribats

8 Namibian Desert, Namibia

8 Namibian Desert, Namibia

Image source: Doris Landertinger

9 Terraces Village In The Mist, China

9 Terraces Village In The Mist, China

Image source: Thierry Bornier

10 Misty At Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia

10 Misty At Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia

Image source: Achmad Sumawijaya

11 Havanna, Cuba

11 Havanna, Cuba

Image source: Toni Wallachy

12 Family Ties, Japan

12 Family Ties, Japan

Image source: Takeshi Marumoto

13 Childhood, China

13 Childhood, China

Image source: Wing Ka H

14 Blue Heaven, Japan

14 Blue Heaven, Japan

Image source: Hidenobu Suzuki

15 Fascination, Japan

15 Fascination, Japan

Image source: Katsuyoshi Nakahara

16 Ballet Dancer, Japan

16 Ballet Dancer, Japan

Image source: Hiroshi Tanita

17 Selfie Taken With A Drone, New Hampshire, United States

17 Selfie Taken With A Drone, New Hampshire, United States

Image source: Manish Mamtani

18 Farming The Sea, China

18 Farming The Sea, China

Image source: Tugo Cheng

19 Children With Painted Face, Ethiopia

19 Children With Painted Face, Ethiopia

Image source: Massimo Rumi

20 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States

20 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States

Image source: Toby Harriman

21 Sunrise Over Bagan, Myanmar

21 Sunrise Over Bagan, Myanmar

Image source: Michael Kovler

22 The Spaceship, Antarctica

22 The Spaceship, Antarctica

Image source: Massimo Rumi

23 I Am Not Superman, Indonesia

23 I Am Not Superman, Indonesia

Image source: Achmad Sumawijaya