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.
In this unique series,overlays mosaics of closely cropped photos of human bodies with found photos of natural disasters, raising a multitude of questions about nature, chaos and control.
Antarctica: an icon of international cooperation, an increasingly alarming climate archive, ground zero of our future — the telling story is in the cracks.
Nine top winners and 27 finalists from 15 countries won awards in the 2012See examples of each, here, along with direct links to each winner's website.
Something needs to change. As our world heads towards environmental catastrophe, these brave and unflinching photographers offer us sobering—but also galvanizing—glimpses into some of the most pressing problems around the globe.