12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

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The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is well under way, accepting submissions until June 30th, 2014. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or National Geographic Sea Bird.

The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. Judging consists of two rounds of evaluation based on creativity and photographic quality. The second-prize winner will receive a five-day National Geographic Photography Workshop for one in Santa Fe, N.M., and the third-prize winner will receive a six-day cruise for two on a Maine windjammer schooner. Seven merit-prize winners will receive a print of their photo, matted and framed by the National Geographic Imaging Lab, a $200 gift certificate to B&H Photo and “The Art of Travel Photography” course on DVD from National Geographic and The Great Courses.

12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest  12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest 12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest