National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Winners

This year’s National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winners have finally been announced, after over 15,000 entries from 30 different countries.

The prizes are a 10 day trip to the Galapagos Archipelago with National Geographic Expeditions, and $2,500.

Here are the winners;

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year – Sergio Tapiro Velasco, ‘The Power of Nature’.

 

NATURE–

1st Place, Sergio Tapiro Velasco, ‘The Power of Nature’ (as shown in first image)

 

2nd Place, Hiromi Kano, ‘To Live’

 

3rd Place, Tarun Sinha, ‘Crocodiles at Rio Tarcoles’

Honorable Mentions-

  1. Clane Gessel, ‘Marble Caves’

 

2. Yutaka Takafuji, ‘Forest of the Fairy’

 

3. Reynold Riksa Dewantara, ‘Mt. Bromo’

 

4. Shane Gross, ‘In Your Face’

 

CITIES-

 

1st Place, Norbet Fritz, ‘Levels of Reading’

 

2nd Place, Andy Yeung, ‘Walled City #08’

 

3rd Place, Misha De-Stroyev, ‘Henningsvær Football Field’

 

Honorable Mentions-

 

  1. Tetsuya Hashimoto, ‘Colourful Apartment’

 

2. Andrzej Bochenski, ‘Al Ain’

 

PEOPLE-

 

1st Place, F. Dilek Uyar, ‘Worship’

 

2nd Place, Julius Y., ‘Interesting Moment’

 

3rd Place, Rodney Bursiel, ‘Under the Wave’

 

Honorable Mentions-

  1. Jobit George, ‘Bridging Generation’

 

2. Moin Ahmed, ‘The Man’s Stare’

 

3. Michael Dean Morgan, ‘Blessings at Besakih’

 

For more information on the winning entries go to;

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/photographer-of-the-year-2017/gallery/winners-all/1

 

By Elle Jepson