The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature : Expensive photos of the National Geographic Travel Photo 2019 finals help us take a panoramic view of the planet and love it.

Expensive photos of the National Geographic Travel Photo 2019 finals help us take a panoramic view of the planet and love it.

National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is an annual contest organized by National Geographic magazine to find photographers who possess artistic photographic works that reflect every aspect of the natural world on this planet.

The competition is awarded in three main categories, including Nature, People and Urban. The final winner will receive $ 7,500 in prize money and display photos at prestigious photo exhibitions. In June, the final results will be announced and the following photos have reached the finals.

Picture 1 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 1 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


'Iceberg floating' is a photo of a juvenile humpback whale rising from the water in the South Pacific, off the coast of Tongatapu, Tonga.(Photo: David Edgar).

Picture 2 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 2 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


The picture of ' Motherhood ' was taken in the plain of Masai Mara, Kenya, showing a mother lion protecting her newborn baby by sucking it in her mouth and hiding it behind the bushes.(Photo: Sonalini Khetrapal).

Picture 3 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 3 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


From Chureito Temple, Yukihito Ono photographer captured the beautiful Milky Way that ran along the sky and stopped at the top of Mount Fuji.

Picture 4 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 4 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


Looking from Macau's old town, the Grand Lisboa hotel flashes like two contrasting colored pieces completely.(Photo: Gonçalo Lobo Pinheiro).

Picture 5 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 5 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


When photographer Michelle Theall is riding a sleigh along Beaufort beach in Kaktovik, Alaska, he accidentally caught this moment when the two bears held out and hi-five together.

Picture 6 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 6 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


Lake Kerkini, Greece is home to a number of endangered animals.In the picture is one of the largest pelicans in the world that has a striking appearance with its brilliant colors on its body.(Photo: Damilice Mansur).

Picture 7 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 7 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


The famous 'Fire Falls' in Yosemite National Park is a natural optical phenomenon that occurs when the Sun shines its light on Horsetail Falls and creates such orange colors.(Photo: Daniel Yee).

Picture 8 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 8 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


At El Rosario National Reserve in Mexico, photographer Tihomir Trichkov seems to be returning to his childhood when walking inside the sanctuary.At a tree, he witnessed a large flock of butterflies, but most notably a butterfly with bright orange wings.

Picture 9 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 9 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


It was a fresh morning at the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve when the Sun was gradually rising and shining through early frosts.When the author of this photo walked through the forest, he saw a jaguar moving slowly through the branches with white flowers.(Photo: Naveen Srikantachari).

Picture 10 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 10 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


When she saw a car approaching her, the elephant's mother showed dislike and scooped up the dust flying around her.(Photo: Greg Davison).

Picture 11 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 11 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


Candidates attending the annual Eagle Eagle Festival in Bayan-Ölgii aimag, Mongolia.They are wild animal hunters who catch small animals like rabbits and foxes, their powerful assistants are mighty eagles.Wild animal hunting with eagles is a tradition that has been around for thousands of years in this Central Asian region, this activity is gradually disappearing and stored as a spiritual value through annual festivals.(Photo: Tihomir Trichkov).

Picture 12 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 12 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


A flock of wildebeest are frantically plunging into the river and swim fast to reach the other side.After each of these great migrations, there will be more or less abandoned or eaten by crocodiles.(Photo: Penny Hegyi).

Picture 13 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 13 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


The day became shorter and the night became colder as Yellowstone entered the winter.In the picture is the early morning when the cold night has just passed, a bison is crossing a snow-covered hill to search for food.On the way, this bison stopped, took a deep breath and exhaled, creating a layer of white smoke surrounding it.(Photo: Taylor Albright).

Picture 14 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 14 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


A sea turtle is rising to the surface to breathe.The picture was taken off the coast of Heron Island, in the Great Barrier Reef.(Photo: James Vodicka).

Picture 15 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 15 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


This is a picture taken from above the Kilauea volcanic eruption.Volcanic lava after flowing out of land and touching the water surface creates beautiful white gas clouds.(Photo: Michael Perea).

Picture 16 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature

Picture 16 of The series makes you wonder at the breathtaking beauty of nature


This beautiful winter scene in Ho Khuvsgul, Mongolia is called by the indigenous people 'dark blue jewel'.The surface of the water freezes quickly but is not thick, the surface of the lake is easily broken.When moving on the surface of the lake at this time, the continuous sprinkling sounds were showing that the ice was cracking, but then the ice would harden, creating beautiful patterns.(Photo: Alessandra Meniconzi).