The 55 Best Pictures From National Geographic’s ‘Photo Of The Year’ Contest


National Geographic is well known for their yearly process of selecting the best pictures in a range of categories, all of which demonstrate the most beautiful places, culture and wildlife in the whole world. Each and every year, photographers send in their snaps for National Geographic’s competition, who end up choosing hundreds of amazing pictures, all with the power to portray just how stunning the world can be. Although we are still waiting for the official results of ‘Photo of the Year 2014’, we figured we should show you guys an awesome selection of the best 55 pictures in this year’s competition. Which one is your favorite? Which one do you think will win? Let us know in the comments box below. We hope you enjoy!

#1 “Melancholy Flamingo” – Florida, USA

Photographer: John Trent


 #2 “Intha fishermen” – Inle Lake, Myanmar

Photographer: Michele Martinelli


 #3 “Under the moon” – Pacuare Nature Reserve, Costa Rica

Photographer: Fernando Martínez Belmar


 #4 “Ha O Ka Mo’o (Dragon’s Breath)” – Poipu, Kaua’i

Photographer: Aaron Feinberg