24, the main contenders for the Best National Geographic photographer 2015

The deadline for submissions expires on November 16, 2015. The winner of the grand prize awaits in the form of the award of 10 000 dollars and a trip to the headquarters of the National Geographic to attend the annual seminar on photography. Among the submitted works it is already possible to note an interesting and rare footage.
Here is a selection of 24 photographs that will qualify to win the National Geographic Photo Contest 2015.

Life on the edge of the Faroe Islands. Photo: Marco Grassi




Stunning rare anticyclonic tornado approaching the house among the fields near the town of Simla, Colorado, June 5, 2015. Photo: James Smart






Small mantis. That he is now pink and matures and becomes white. Photographed in Franceville, Gabon. Photo: Neil Rahola






This effect is of natural origin, but it looks completely surreal. River water is mixed with the pure fresh spring water in North Florida. Photo: John Moran






I found this great field on the first morning of their stay in Valensole, France. Photo: Marco Grassi






Little girl playing at the monument to the victims of the terrorist attack in Atocha railway station in Madrid. Photo: Javier Arcenillas





Nicobar pigeon - my favorite bird in Central Park Zoo. Photo: Ivan Lesica





Diving to the sunken ship near the island of Reunion. Photo: Gaby Barat





This penguin colony was photographed in South Georgia in December 2014. Photo: Steffen flyugel





Within the park in New Jersey's growing population of wild foxes. This fox came out of the bushes and just stared at me for a few minutes, then he turned and disappeared behind the trees. Photo: Jill Homsay





We were on the island of Rurutu, French Polynesia, during the migration of humpback whales from the south. Mother and calf were about Rurutu for days. Kid swam every day is getting closer to us. It was the best of all the meetings. Photo: Axel Lopez





It is a coral head / coral head. I tried to photograph the pattern of a coral colony. Photo: Winnie Aputstso





The rays of the rising sun over the village Chemoro Lawang. This photograph was taken from Pananjaka II, Bromo, East Java, Indonesia. Photo: Achmad Sumawijaya





One of the many stunning pictures of the sand dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Photo: Martin L.





Photo: Jennifer Adler





Soaring Flamingo. Photo: Yu huiping





In July 2015 it turned out to be the hottest month ever recorded for an iceberg, which falls under the scorching sun Greenland. Photo: Eric Liu





Picture coastline of the National Park "Seven Sisters" in East Sussex, England. In the fog can see the lighthouse at Cape Beachy Head. Photo: Ludwig Wagner





Calbuco Volcano is located to the south of Santiago, capital of Chile. This is one of the 10 most dangerous volcanoes in the country. Photo: Francisco Negroni





Morning light illuminates the field rice farm in Mu Cheng Chai, Vietnam. The photo was taken in September 2015. Photo: Suravat Sudha





This barn owl (Tyto alba), a leading natural control the spread of rodents. Photographed August 22, 2015 in Segovia, Spain. Photo: Andres Lopez





Shepherd with sheep crosses the dry bed of the way home in the bottom of the canyon in the Tien Shan Mountains of Xinjiang in northwest China. Photo: Tight Cheng





The picture was taken in the Namib Desert, Namibia. Photo: Stas Bartnikas





Line Railway Tsugaru in Aomori, Japan, lies among the natural tunnels formed by the cherry blossom. Beautiful spring picture. Photo: Sho Shibata.





: Fishki.Net

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