The Winning Photos Of The "2016 Nat Geo Photographer Of The Year" Contest Are Jaw-Dropping - UltraLinx

The Winning Photos Of The "2016 Nat Geo Photographer Of The Year" Contest Are Jaw-Dropping

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National Geographic has just announced the results of the 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year contest and the winning photos will blow your mind. As you can imagine, the judges had quite a hard time choosing the very best image, so the results have quite a few honorable mentions. Take a look at the final results below.

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1. Second Place Winner, Action: Approach, Wray, Colorado

Tori Shea-Ostberg

Tori Shea-Ostberg

2. Honorable Mention, Animal Portraits: Puffin Studio, United Kingdom

Mario Suarez Porras

Mario Suarez Porras

3. Honorable Mention, Environmental Issues: No Snow, No Ice? Barter Islands

Patty Waymire

Patty Waymire

4. First Place Winner, Landscape: Struggle Of Life, Netherlands

Jacob Kaptein

Jacob Kaptein

5. Grand Prize Winner: Sardine Run, South Africa

G. Lecoeur

G. Lecoeur

6. Honorable Mention, Environmental Issues: Wildfire At The Beach, Spain

Sergej Chursyn

Sergej Chursyn

7. Third Place Winner, Landscape: Pacific Storm, Pacific Ocean

Santiago Borja

Santiago Borja

8. Third Place Winner, Action: Changing Fortunes Of The Great Egret, Hungary

Zsolt Kudich

Zsolt Kudich

9. Honorable Mention, Animal Portraits: Crow Chasing Puffy Owl

CHIA BOON OO LAWRENCE

CHIA BOON OO LAWRENCE

10. Second Place Winner, Landscape: Wild Rink, Italy

Alessandro Gruzza

Alessandro Gruzza

11. First Place Winner, Environmental Issues: Life And Death, Svalbard And Jan Mayen

Vadim Balakin

Vadim Balakin

12. Third Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Friendship Knows No Colour, Spain

JOSE PESQUERO GOMEZ

JOSE PESQUERO GOMEZ

13. Second Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Proud Momma, Florida

Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill

14. Third Place Winner, Environmental Issues: Toxic Vanity, United Kingdom

Eleanor Ryder

Eleanor Ryder

15. Second Place Winner, Environmental Issues: The View Outside Facebook Hq, California

Chris McCann

Chris McCann

16. First Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Dragging You Deep Into The Woods!

varun aditya

varun aditya

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