National Geographic's annual Photo Contest is in full swing. The iconic magazine is giving away $10,000 to the winning photographer plus a free trip to Washington, D.C. The runner-up in each of three categories (people, places and nature) will also win $2,500. Anyone can enter - you don't have to be a professional.
That being said, you'll be up against some stiff competition. National Geographic is posting standout photos from each week of submissions on its website, and boy, are they gorgeous! Here are a few of my favorites:
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