The National Geographic Photography Contest

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The National Geographic Photography Contest

World-famous and world-renowned with very good reason, winning or having your photo being nominated for the National Geographic Photography Award would be a career highlight for any photographer.

Last year alone they received 16,000 entries from 130 different countries – such is the interest and global appeal of the contest.

Here’s 21 of our favorite submissions for the National Geographic Photography Contest 2011 – you can see all magnificent the entries here.

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