Spice up your mood with an annual National Geographic photo contest,with a deadline for submission of papers until November 30. Past nine weeks was given to collect and publish public gallery, now see a best collection of works that readers voted for them done by famous artists, In this collection you’ll see Awesome photos of “People”, “Places,” “Nature” and Captions which is written by the authors.
Photographs From The Competition for National Geographic in 2011
Many people go to Uluru, but that they see there the things depends on where they came from.
The eruption of a volcano chain Cordon Kaulle in Chile.
The Arctic beluga fun.
Streetcar in New Orleans is coming to St. Charles Avenue. I set the camera at the window to radzedlit frame into two parts – both inside and outside the car.
In this picture – It took almost 6 hours to climb Mount Reyner under the stars. Wind attributed the smoke from Mount Hood, about 100 miles. This haze has caused a red glow which is visible in the sky, and Reyner looks as if written in oil on canvas. In the bottom right you can see light of dawn.
Russia, the polar region of Western Siberia, Taz peninsula. Reindeer herding – one of the main activities of local residents. All land suitable for grazing are divided among the families or teams of state farms. Deer graze freely, can be removed for several kilometers. The chief shepherd considers flock through binoculars.
Adult male gelady resting, climbing on the cliffs of the mountains in Ethiopia Simien. This male has won the previous post of leader, and now defend for his harem and also attack other candidates, and care for females.
Unexpected side effect of floods in 2010 in Pakistan – millions of spiders escape from the water to climb a tree. Because of the extent of flooding and its duration, and many trees were completely covered with cobwebs. People living in the area can be seen very rarely, they also reported that the mosquito has become much smaller. Their is a fact that people who have lost everything due to flooding, mosquitoes do not bite – this is a big doubtful, but at least some relief.
Curious cormorants watching the start of a swim in La Jolla, California. Swimmers must overcome a distance of 3 miles to swim from the shore of the bay to the breakwater Scripps and vice versa.
This place means a lot to me. Lake Fellenzee is at the foot of Hundshtayn (canine stone). As I and my dog grew near the place where she died, I buried her in the lake, and mountain dog became the headstone on the grave of a great dog. After the funeral we went up the mountain in honor of Spock (the name of the dog). This photo hangs in my kitchen in memory of Dr. Spock.
Copenhagen, the Twin Towers, an apartment house near the river. I waited by the door about two hours in hopes that someone will enter or leave and let me. Waiting paid off – there is something unreal in this building .
Scuba divers and a great white shark.
A shot from a cannon during the reconstruction of the battle of the Civil War, under the auspices of the Organization Rotary Club of Moorpark.In the background – the smoke from the gun shots, illuminated by searchlights.
White geese in flight. Pennsylvania.
Tornado showed its terrible power to Meyplotone, Iowa, April 11, 2011.
Yala National Park, Sri Lanka,which is famous for its leopards, but they are very difficult to catch on camera. This – one of three young adolescents, who began to jump between branches. Then I managed to make this shot.
Rare and endangered species – Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) in shoals of the island Hopkins, South Australia.
Portrait of my grandfather. He was a photographer, and he has a lot of old cameras. Recently, he was 95 and he still remembers how each of them. I photographed him in my own Canon 7d lens with Tamron 17-55mm. Lighting – Two 1200W lamp. I hope you enjoy this photo as i likes him.
In a Year Death Valley drops about 4 inches of rain. But somehow after four years we witnessed- the storm at sunset in the background. For me, this is the reward for all the time and a great example of the best that can happen only with the photographer. When you get to the right place at the right time.
Japan, despite its modernity, adheres to the traditions that are passed down from generation to generation. That’s what makes Japan one of the most beautiful and intriguing place on Earth. City of Gion in Kyoto – one of the places that once in, you forget about the rest of Japan. The cobbled streets with little houses of traditional architecture. If you’re lucky – you can see a beautiful geisha, hurrying to the next meeting. Do not forget to bring your camera and keep it handy.
Hot spring in Yellowstone National Park.
Amazing microscopic pattern of icicles on the fence around the construction site. Photo was taken at the end of March 2011.
After high school – playing in the river. Laos.
Bolsherota male brooding in his mouth.
Winter in the dry Canadian Rockies. The temperature was below -30 Celsius, but due to lack of snow surface , the lake was clear, and you can see the bubbles frozen in ice.
Owl in flight.
A local resident takes a mud bath next to the salt mines in Burgas, Bulgaria. Bathers smeared with mud, which then dries and wash into the sea. After that – They swim in the salty water of the mine.
One morning I looked around in Hawaii in search of what could be photographed. And almost walked around. Something made me pay attention to the palm leaf. I stopped and noticed a small gecko. Periodically, he pokes his head out of the leaves to see if I did not go. When he saw me he was hiding, but then again stuck out. We played this game until I could not photograph it.
The strangest market in the world, probably, in Lome, Togo. Thousands of stuffed animals and the bodies of dead animals are sold here for use in religious and medicinal purposes. This is a wild and scary, but at the same time exciting.
My son Jack jumps on the dunes.
Kazhdy year in October in Dubai got heavy fog from the high humidity and falling temperatures. Here you will see tall buildings of the city (including the tallest building in the world) and fog can make great shots.
Portrait of a chimpanzee from a zoo in Jacksonville, Florida.
The rise in ice-cold trail in the rain I was rewarded at the top I found a black bear in the blue of the glacier.
Nathan Fletcher, and one of the biggest waves off the coast of Tahiti.
Pinky Kundu, 13-year-old girl suffering from chronic illness, taking treatment in hospital, Mother Teresa in Kolkata. When I photographed her she was in good spirits and was hoping for a speedy return to their parents.
Ochreous hummingbird resting on a branch of pine, showing off the bright colors.
During the safari attract attention not only to animals.
Himba woman from Northern Namibia is carring out daily rituals, turning his body with a mixture of ocher, ash and oil to protect against the ill-desert climate. In the morning, instead of a shower, they twine themselves with incense, burning herbs in pots.
Lone Tree, recovering from a winter in Yellowstone National Park.
Lynx (Lynx Canadensis) repels pesky gnats ear, appearing on a summer evening in Alaska.
The photo was taken at the top of Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona. The effect is created by the sun light jet crumbling sand.
Cub gray kangaroo pokes his head out of the bag from the mother’s body. Soon it will temporarily leave the bag and then come back and at the age of 7-10 months he will leave the bag forever.
The rays of morning sun in the windows of the “Temple of Transition” at the festival Burning Man 2011.
The sun gives us energy, even under water. The picture was taken during free diving (breath-hold, without scuba) in the Red Sea.
The last few years, I shot a female leopard with cubs, and spent many nights with them. It is no beacon, so when I found this family, tried to stay with them as long as possible. This evening the female hyena ahead and took her prey (gazelle), and sat on the edge of a cliff, with a rising moon in the background.