Δευτέρα, 12 Αυγούστου 2013

Φωτογραφικός Διαγωνισμός National Geographic Traveler 2013, The best travel photos in the world: National Geographic announces winners of its prestigious 2013 Traveler Photo Contest

1η Θέση: Dig me river
Manaus, Amazonas, κατά τη διάρκεια του Βραζιλιάνικου πρωταθλήματος Aquathlon / του Wagner Araujo. Money shot: The top prize went to photographer Wagner Araujo, who captured this incredible image while attending the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and running) championship in Manaus.

2η Θέση: Thunderstorm at False Kiva
Η.Π.Α., καταιγίδα στο Εθνικό Πάρκο Canyonlands / του Max Seigal. Mystic haze: Max Seigal hiked out to these ruins at Canyonlands National Park at night hoping to photograph them with the milky way, but instead a thunderstorm rolled through creating this dramatic image.

3η Θέση: Say Cheese
Κένυα, Εθνικό Πάρκο Masai Mara / του Yanai Bonneh. Wild things: Cheetahs jumped on the vehicle of tourists in Masai Mara National Park, Kenya, and Yanai Bonneh was in the right place to capture the big cats in action.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Lady in Water
Μιανμάρ, μια κυρία συλλέγει νερό από το ποτάμι σε ένα χωριό στη Bagan / του Marcelo Salvador. Merit prize: Marcelo Salvador captured this poetic image of a woman drawing water from a river near Bagan, Myanmar.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl
Πορτρέτο μικρής κουκουβάγιας που συναντά κανείς στην Ανατολική,Βόρεια Αμερική / του Graham McGeorge. What a hoot: The Eastern Screech Owl is seen here doing what they do best: blending into their surroundings.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Children of Reindeer
Sápmi, o Mikael Ande, ένα παιδί εκτροφέων ταράνδων κάνει διάλειμμα μετά από μια μακρά και κρύα ημέρα / της Michelle Schantz. Little helper: Mikael Ande, a child of Sami reindeer herders, takes a break indoors after a long, cold day of rounding up the animals for vaccinations and slaughter.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Sakura
Ιαπωνία, αιωνόβιες κερασίες / του Hideyuki Katagiri. Timeless: Hideyuki Katagiri captured the blossoming of cherry trees, or Sakura, in Japan.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: The TataHonda sect
Λαϊκή Δημοκρατία του Κονγκό, κατά τη διάρκεια θρησκευτικής τελετής της σέκτας Tatahonda / του Gergely Lantai-Csont. Inside man: Gergely Lantai-Csont was allowed to photograph women of the secretive Tatahonda in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as they prepared for a religious ceremony.

Τιμητκή Διάκριση: Piano play at sunset
Νέα Ζηλανδία, σε δρόμο της πόλης Queenstown / του Nikola Smernic. Moment of peace: Queenstown, New Zealand, known as 'The Adventure Capital of The World,' draws adrenaline junkies who spend their days skydiving and and zip-lining, one of whom decided to take a break from all the action by playing a doleful tune.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Guanjiang Shou
Ταϊβάν, θίασοι Guanjiang Shou, δραστηριότητα σε παραδοσιακή θρησκευτική συγκέντρωση / του Chan Kwok Hung. True colors: Guanjiang Shou troupes are one of Taiwan most popular activities that may be seen all over the country at traditional folk religion gatherings. With their fiercely painted faces, fangs and choreographed performances, they are easily recognized.

Τιμητική Διάκριση: Another Perspective of the day
Ινδονησία, ψαράς στη παραλία Bira / του Dody Kusuma. As old as time: A fisherman is seen casting a net at Bira Beach, Indonesia, like generations of his ancestors.