Photographs August 2015 2
National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest 2015 Winners
First Place Winner
Category: Outdoor Scenes Location: Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
Whale Whisperers by Anuar Patjane
Diving with a humpback whale and her newborn calf while they cruise around Roca Partida in the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico.
Second Place Winner
Gravel Workmen by Faisal Azim
This gravel-crush working place remains full of dust and sand. Three gravel workmen are looking through the window glass.
Third Place Winner
Camel Ardah by Ahmed Al Toqi
Camel Ardah is a traditional camel racing event between two camels controlled by their riders,’ where the faster camel is the loser.
Romania, Land of Fairy Tales by Eduard Gutescu
White frost over Pestera village.
A Night at Deadvlei by Beth McCarley
The moon was bright enough to illuminate the sand dunes in the distance, but the skies were still dark enough to clearly see the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds. The camel thorn trees are believed to be about 900 years old but have not decomposed because the environment is so dry.
Catching a Duck by Sarah Wouters
Two boys are trying to catch a duck at the stream of the waterfall.
The four other Merit Winners are Stefano Zardini, Stefane Berube, Alain Schroeder, and Bartlomiej Jurecki,
Credit: National Geographic