In November 2013, National Geographic magazine invited photographers from around the world to submit photos in three categories: People, Places and Nature. They received more than 7,000 entries from over 150 countries, with amateur and professional photographers across the globe participating. You can view the winning images in a full-screen slideshow here in LensCulture.
Learn more about the contest, and even download the winning images as "wallpapers" or "puzzles" for your computer screens at the National Geographic website. The three top winners will be published in the print version of National Geographic.
The 4th biennial PhotoQuai outdoor festival of photography in Paris offers a unique view through the eyes and lenses of other lands and people, made by insiders, and offered on a world stage.
Stunning and vibrant full-color photos of rare and exotic birds from around the world — photographed in the wild, and then cleverly relocated with an artful twist of invented habitats.