Take A Look At These Winning Shots From The 2015 National Geographic Competition

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The results are in for the 2015 National Geographic Traveler magazine’s photo contest and ten pictures stood out the most.

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In first place is the ‘Whale Whisperer’ captured by Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Mexico. The artist tells media that the photo “wasn’t planned.”

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The runner-up prize winner is Faisal Azim who captured men at work in Bangladesh. They take a moment to look out of the window that is covered with dust, which inspired the artist to name the piece ‘Gravel Workmen.’

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A photo named ‘Camel Ardah’ took third place and was taken by Ahmed Al Toqi.

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The fourth picture in line is a candid titled ‘A Night at Deadvlei.’ This image depicts photographer Beth McCarley’s experience when visiting Deadveli while en route to Windhoek.

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‘Catching A Duck’ comes next and, as its title explains, captures two boys trying to catch a duck. The candid was taken by Sarah Wouters.

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Alain Schroeder’s picture of Indian wrestlers taking a break was also included as a winning submission.

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Stefane Berube’s picture of white rhinos was simply breath-taking and most befitting for the National Geographic.

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Photographing a sauna that is 2.800 mt high is a great way to win a contest. Just ask Stefano Zardini who submitted her  ‘Sauna in the Sky’ photo.

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Bartłomiej Jurecki’s captures the rawness of traditional haymaking in Poland for a winning submission.

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Pestera village in Romania helped photographer Eduard Gutescu snag tenth place in the competition.

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Source: Petapixel

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