Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a humpback whale off the western coast of Mexico. Here, National Geographic has shared all of this year’s winners, gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments. Captions by the photographers.
Note: the 10 photos in the article are for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes, and for 7 merit prize winners.
Article by Alan Taylor, senior editor at The Atlantic.