Photo Contest 2015 National Geographic

• National Geographic Photo Contest 2015

National Geographic magazine has opened its annual photo contest, to participate in which all interested persons can. The winner will receive $ 10, 000 and a trip to the headquarters of the National Geographic in Washington, DC, to attend the annual seminar on photography.

We suggest you look at the work of some of the contenders for victory, pre-selected by their editor author's comments. Photos for the contest will be accepted until November 16th. Perhaps one of you can make them compete!

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Striking a tornado passes through farmland, miraculously without hitting the house. Silma, Colorado, June 5, 2015. (Author: James Smart)

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Life on the edge of the Faroe Islands. Immediately upon arrival at the island I came to this stunning cliffs. Conditions for shooting were not the most successful - the fog was so strong that the mountains in the background was not visible at all. But I was so inspired by this magical place that I decided to wait. I had plenty of time to explore the area and enjoy the views, and then the magic happens. (Author: Marco Grassi)

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The Little mantis in my back yard. Its larvae and pink like a flower, and when they grow up, it becomes white. Fransevil, Gabon. (Author: Nil Rahola)

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It is absolutely natural effect, but looks completely surreal. In the photo rushing waters of Santa Fe River mixed with pure spring water source, "The ear of the devil" in the north of Florida. (Author: John Moran)

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I found this amazing field in his first morning in VALENSOLE, France. I woke up at 4 in the morning and went in search of locations for shooting. After 30 minutes, I found myself in this field ideally suited to me. I was here all alone and had never seen him in the photo. I stayed there for 3 days, but this place - the best that I could find. (Author: Marco Grassi)

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The little girl plays in the monument dedicated to the victims of the terrorist attacks of railway 2004 at Atocha station in Madrid, Spain. (Author: Javier Arcenillas)

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Nicobar pigeon - my favorite bird, living in the Central Park Zoo. I saw him sitting on a tree and waited for the right moment to take it off in all its glory. (Author: Ivan Lesica)

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Diving at the wreck Hai Siang, near the island of Reunion. (Author: Gaby Barathieu)

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This frame is made in South Georgia in December 2014. Perhaps this was the most outstanding highlight of my trip to Antarctica - I was among hundreds of thousands of penguins, feeling a clear minority and glad that in the world there are still places that have preserved its beauty, unspoiled by human intervention. (Author: Steffen Flügel)

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The population of foxes in New Jersey parks grows, this day I have seen a few. Most of them show just for a second, and immediately disappeared, and this came out of the forest and just stared at me for a few minutes. Such a beautiful creature. (Author: Jill Homcy)

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We have been in Rurutu, French Polynesia during the migration of humpback whales from the south. This kid shorthead swam us closer and closer with each passing day. His skin - just unusual. Meeting with him - the best in my life. (Author: Axel Lopez)

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The coral reef. (Author: Vinny Apuzzo)

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rays of the sun at sunrise over the village Semoro Lawang, near Bromo volcano, East Java, Indonesia. (Author: Achmad Sumawijaya)

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One of the many fascinating species Sossusvley, Namibia. We walked at sunset near the dune Big Daddy and stumbled on this, it seems, an endless wave, underlined by the setting sun. They look like lines of a fingerprint. (Author: Martin L.)

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I love the duality of sources, you can feel the water coolants embrace hot summer day; floating in the water, but it seems as if you soar in the cotton clouds, hovering somewhere at the intersection of two worlds, which are born of illusion. It is a source of Silver Glen in the Ocala National Forest, Florida. He throws about 65 million gallons of groundwater per day. (Author: Jennifer Adler)

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Flamingos going to leave. (Author: Yu huiping)

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Iceberg collapses under the hot sun of Greenland in July 2015 - this month, the highest temperature in history was registered here. Huge boulders, falling into the ocean, creating an explosion of water and ice - spectacular, but a sad picture. These icebergs and glaciers, they create, are melting faster than ever today because of global climate change. They are the first ominous warning for the entire planet. (Author: Eric Lew)

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Shoreline Park "Seven Sisters" and the lighthouse Beachy Head, East Sussex, England. (Author: Ludwig Wagner)

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Calbuco Volcano, located on the lake to the south of Santiago, capital of Chile, is one of the 10 most dangerous volcanoes in the country. After more than 40 years of peace, 23 April, the eruption of the volcano, accompanied by the emission of 200 million tons of ash and entailed the evacuation of 2,000 people. (Author: Francisco Negroni)

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The rays of the morning sun illuminate the rice terraces in Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam, September 2015. (Author: Surawut Sudha)

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This owl (Tyto alba) provides natural control rodent populations. August 22, 2015, Segovia, Spain. (Author: Andres Lopez)

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A shepherd with flock of sheep crossing a dried river bed at the bottom of the canyon Tianshan, Xinjiang Province, northwest China. (Author: Tugo Cheng)

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Photo taken in the Namib desert, Namibia. (Author: Stas Bartnikas)

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Railway in Aomori, Japan. This abandoned station is close to the natural tunnel of flowering cherry trees in the spring. (Author: Sho Shibata)