National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners

These are the winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, selected from more than 17,000 global entries.

Above:  First Place Winner: Whale Whisperers – Image credits: Anuar Patjane



The categories of this year’s National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments.

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (9)

 

Second Place Winner: Gravel Workmen – Image credits: Faisal Azim

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (8)



 

Third Place Winner: Camel Ardah – Image credits: Ahmed Al Toqi

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (7)

 

Merit Winner: A Night at Deadvlei – Image credits: Beth McCarley

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (1)



 

Merit Winner: Sauna in the Sky – Image credits: Stefano Zardini

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (6)

 

Merit Winner: Catching a Duck – Image credits: Sarah Wouters

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (4)

 

Merit Winner: Highlanders – Image credits: Bartłomiej Jurecki

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (5)

 

Merit Winner: Romania, Land of Fairy Tales – Image credits: Eduard Gutescu

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (3)

 

Merit Winner: White Rhinos – Image credits: Stefane Berube

 

National Geographic Traveler Photo 2015 Contest Winners (2)

 

Merit Winner: Kushti, Indian Wrestling – Image credits: Alain Schroeder

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