The best photos from the competition National Geographic 2013 (Part 2)
• The best photos from the competition of National Geographic in 2013 (Part 2)
Time to submit their works for the photo contest of National Geographic literally leaking through his fingers. Deadline - November 30th.
The competition includes three categories, each with a winner will be chosen. Photos of winners will be published in the magazine National Geographic. A single winner will be announced in December this year. We bring to your attention a few pictures of the already submitted for the competition with comments photographers.
Light from Heaven: photo was taken in the morning around Bromo Mountain, East Java, Indonesia.
Hungry eyes: On the way to Bandhavgarh, India, following in the search for a tiger by the alarmed cries of monkeys, we came to an open glade cool sunny morning. While we waited in silence, our car suddenly there was a crack of branches, and from there ran a frightened deer. We turned and saw a picture worthy of a lifetime. Thicket behind us cracked and broke apart - Tiger stuck his head and growled at us.
The Messengers: Picture taken May 26, 2013. It was to dissipate the storm near Broken Bow, Nebraska, which has shown us one of the best light show with lightning. Even better was when lightning lit up the vymyaobraznye clouds in the night sky. This type of clouds are often associated with severe storms, and their appearance is always considered a harbinger of bad weather.
Tribe suri: Suri tribe living in the southwest Omo Valley in Ethiopia. They grow sorghum and bred cattle. Nomads, often changing their place of residence. The government plans to resettle the villagers to use their land. Because of collisions with the authorities already killed a lot of people - the most severe incident happened in December 2012, when almost the entire village Beyyahola was killed.
Rice Terrace: A view of the rice terraces of the highest hill near the Yuanganem, China.
The Chase: Driving from the river Ghaghara to Lakhimpur-Khera in Uttar Pradesh, India, I saw a huge cloud of about 300-400 bats, which began to scatter in different directions. Just zoom in, I realized that the mice chased angry bees. In the end, some bats caught on trees and bees hovering over them, buzzing.
Fanfare: Winter on Kauai always big waves and a bit cooler. When the first great wave passed by the island, I went to an expedition to search for waves. For this image you need a lot of patience and the ability to "seize the moment".
Warms: Naked Festival Con takes place each year in the winter and is one of the oldest in Japan. Members - men, mostly 24, 42 and 61, because this age is considered lucky in Japan. Taking part in the festival, they hope to avoid a failure in life.
Curious: I've been interested in for cassowary just as it is for me. Picture taken in Jakarta.
Fishermen's cabins in Lofoten: At the end of January, I went over the bridge in the Rhine - a city in Lofoten in northern Norway, during the few hours of sun this time of year. Looking at the other side of the fjord, I saw these traditional fishermen's cottages and a wooden lattice on which the dried fish.
Before the sacred cleansing: Naga Sadhus, which many consider to be sacred in India, waiting for the parade to the holy waters of the Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad.
Ray of Hope: Great ray of sunlight broke through the veil of the jungle and into the cave near Cancun, Mexico. It happens every day, but only a few minutes. It's a magical moment - to see how the light curtain is dancing in the water. Free-diver shows the entire scale of this place.
metal feeling: I wanted to take a picture of the heating elements. When I went to the factory, I saw the metal sheets and prepared. For the image I needed a crane. I asked an employee in the orange overalls count the elements, and then photographed him at work.
A shy monkey red howler: Usually these monkeys are aggressive and fiercely oharnyayut its territory, but this young male seemed embarrassed. Picture taken in Trinidad and Tobago.
The circle of light: Rainbow 180 degrees lights up the sky, creating a bridge between heaven and earth. I walked in the rain in the Dolomites, not far from Trentino, Italy, and waited for the sunset, when the sky suddenly opened magically and sunlight did the rest.
I know he was looking at me from heaven: My mother hugs my grandfather's hand for the last time. They had a great relationship and I know that he squeezed her hand and said to tell her that everything will be fine, even if he could not put it into words.
Red Hill: This hill is covered with coca bushes. They are planted in the summer, and in autumn they turn red. The sun was shining from the top, giving the impression that it is a burnt mound. Picture taken in Hitachi Park of Japan.
Frozen frog: After several days of cold weather, I went ice skating on the lake on the outskirts of Oslo, Norway. Soon I noticed something on the ice. It was a dead frog frozen.
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, Ladakh, India: The last rays of the sun illuminate the monastery.
swam dream: What I like about skating on the board with a paddle, so it's something that is so you can move to a quiet and meditative state. I had the opportunity to make this event a night version of one lunar and windless September evening. Specially made waterproof LED lamps were attached to planks and covered the bottom of the water, allowing grabschikam see the fish in the dark. Swimmers vdvinulis at sunset, and the trip was just wonderful and surreal. Picture taken in CESU bay in Dennis, Massachusetts.
Reflection: Kanas, China - a great place in Xinjiang. It is a paradise created by nature.
In the thickets: Brook flowing through a pair of logs, covered with moss, in a foggy and dark undergrowth National Park in Tuscany, Italy.
Farewell: As if saying goodbye, the last sperm whale, whom we met during the expedition to Sri Lanka, descends into the depths.
Fisherman's Village: A photo captured from a high hill above the fishing village near the Syapu, China.
Perfect balance: Walk on Forests in Mana Pools in Zimbabwe - is a privilege, especially if at the same time you can spend time with the gentle giants who call the Eden home. See how these giants stand on their hind legs with the grace of dancers, it is something. And look at it, is just a few meters from it, it is generally something stunning.
Arctic Ice: A thin line of sea ice on the horizon divides the almost perfect reflection of the amazing blue sea and clear sky. Picture taken in the Arctic Ocean during the research on board the ship. In the lower right corner you can see the ripples from the vessel. However, soon he sailed past the iceberg, and spoiled the symmetry of the whole.
Gate to Hell: Forced to look for a new crossing of the river in the Serengeti-Mara region, wildebeest indulge in collective despair and chaos. Fast flowing and steep banks do not provide escape. Arriving back beginners unsuccessfully trying to go over the heads of those who jumped into the pool first.
Death village: In 2013, the 5th anniversary since the locals rebelled against the city builders. Sian Kong - the last thousand years of the village, which are soon to demolish and build a shopping center in its place. The remaining three hundred residents see their homes demolished and their parts disassembled, and the family are desperately trying to do everything to make their village did not become a regular item in the Chinese real estate boom statistics.
back into the sea: yellowfin flying fish hovers above the water surface. Picture taken near Hualien.
Miners: Young miners from the small town of Abangares Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
The Perfect Storm: the camera on a tripod between the rocks near the 10-meter waves, I waited until the clouds disperse, the sun lit up the storm. When it happened, I had just a moment to make a couple of shots before the lens was flooded with sea drops. One of the first winter storm of the Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland.
The funeral and shaving: Hinduism - one of the most popular religions in India, it has millions of followers. Every diligent Hindu, when his cousin dies, goes to Varanasi - the holy city of India, to burn the body and drop the ashes in the Ganges River. Cremation spends the whole family, which is to be shaved bald. In this photo, a girl from one such family just shave their heads. I remember how sad eyes at this baby because of the recent loss and brutality impatient hairdresser.
Summer love: I am a happy person, because I live in a tropical underwater paradise - in the Cayman Islands. Swim here in the summer thousands of fish and scuba diving - all I need! A wonderful time!
Glow in the Dark: In the last 10 years, mobile phones and social networks have changed our lives forever. Although the girl was standing in the middle of a crowded carriage, warm glow of her phone says that she's not here. She managed to escape, at least briefly. It's just another knot in the social web network. The photo was taken in a tram connecting the two playgrounds in Ocean Park in Hong Kong.
Generation: Small cub watching zebra with his mother in Masai Mara, Kenya.
The man in the sea: The boy jumped from his canoe and dived to look at me while I was swimming with a mask. Villagers Alor, Indonesia, continue to live by the sea, mainly due to fishing. The joy and spontaneity of children in these communities simply indescribably.