Extraordinary Entries from National Geographic 2015 Traveler Photo Contest (10 photos)

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Last month, we featured some gorgeous entries in the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, and we’re now pleased to share more great submissions with you.

A View From The Top

A view of Lion’s Head from Kloof’s Corner in Cape Town, South Africa


Photo and caption by Neeve Terman /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
A view of Lion's Head from Kloof's Corner in Cape Town, South Africa

'Cape Solander' from 300 feet

This photo was taken 300 feet directly above the wave from a helicopter, just as the surfer is pulling under the lip of the barrel.


Photo and caption by Ian Bird /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
'Cape Solander' from 300 feet

Eye for an Eye

The Yetis of Nepal – The Aghoris as they are called are marked by colorful body paint and clothes


Photo and caption by Abrar Mohsin /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Eye for an Eye

I always thought hippos were vegetarian!

When I snapped the pic, the oxpecker appeared on the verge of being inhaled and was perfectly positioned between the massive gaping jaws of the hippo.


Photo and caption by Howard Singleton /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
I always thought hippos were vegetarian!

Jump

Boys in Clifton Beach in Cape Town jumping into the Atlantic Ocean.


Photo and caption by Slawek Kozdras /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Boys in Clifton Beach in Cape Town jumping into the Atlantic Ocean.

Locks of Love

Pond de l’Archeveche – hundreds thousands of padlocks locked to a bridge by random couples, as a symbol of their eternal love.


Photo and caption by Martyna Blaszczyk /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Locks of Love

Meditation on the rocks

Kit Mikayi is a rock formation about 40m high situated west of kisumu, western Kenya. She climbs up the rocks rocks daily to meditate.


Photo and caption by Allan Gichigi /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Meditation on the rocks

Millions of tulips

A bird ́s view of tulip fields near Voorhout in the Netherlands, photographed with a drone in April 2015


Photo and caption by Anders Andersson /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Millions of tulips

Sakura Color

I’m looking forward to seeing “Sakura light-up” at megurogawa river every spring.


Photo and caption by Motoki Uemura /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Sakura Color

Tree of Life

Incredibly beautiful and extremely remote. Koehn Lake, Mojave Desert, California. Aerial Image.


Photo and caption by Jassen T. /National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Tree of Life


2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest website