Buamai - 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest - Photos - The Big Picture - Boston.com

Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia - "Taken around Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia in the morning." - photo and caption by Pimpin Nagawan / National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

The most inspiring nature photography of the year - Sharenator

The most inspiring nature photography of the year

"Morning Java" by Achmad Sumawijaya: Photographer Achmad Sumawijaya waited three hours to capture this picture of Mount Bromo (in foreground) and Mount Semeru (in background) on a misty morning in East Java, Indonesia. Some Indonesians believe that the volcanoes are portals to a subterranean world.

“Misty morning at Mount Bromo”. Misty morning at Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Semeru when I take this picture. I Had waited 3 hours to get this moment. (Photo and caption by Achmad Sumawijaya/National Geographic Photo Contest)


Kauai is a wild and magical place. It invokes a sense of freedom, appreciation, and love. At this particular beach waves rebound and crash off of lava rocks and cliffs forming into interesting shapes

Vietnamese girl carries her brother

Early Responsibility - "A little girl carrying her baby brother is walking down the Sapa Market ,Sapa Vietnam. While taking her responsibility to take care of the little brother, she is enjoying her own toy." National Geographic Photo Contest x

"Solitary Predator" ~ Great blue heron @ sunrise scoping out river fish - © Conor Ryan ~ Wisconsin River, Sauk County, Wisconsin  (National Geographic 2011 Photo Contest)

"Solitary Predator" ethereal silhouette of great blue heron - © Conor Ryan (National Geographic 2011 Photo Contest)

Impresionate tormenta electrica .Nebraska por Anne

Dissipating low precipitation thunderstorm with mammatus clouds near Broken Bow, NE Photo and caption by Anne Goforth/National Geographic Photo Contest