Stunning entries from 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic Magazine’s annual photo contest is still under way, but the deadline for submissions is coming up on Friday. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galapagos Islands. Below are some of the stunning entries so far. Scroll down to have a look.

Friendship knows no color


Chee... tah!

Photo by Myriam Leforestier

Under The Waves

Photo by Christopher Markisz

Engagement present

Photo by Andrés Miguel Domínguez

Aladdin's Cave

Photo by Denis Budkov

Rush Hour

Photo by e. Johnson


Photo by Emily Riley

oil infinity

Photo by Stas Bartnikas

The silversword & the ladybird

Photo by vincent h.

Aerial Autumn

Photo by Manish Mamtani


Photo by Brais Seara

Ijen Voclano

Photo by Heidi Ouyang

Proud Momma

Photo by Michael O'Neill

Paradise for Flamingoes

Photo by Yu huiping


Photo by Suzan Meldonian

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