What do double rainbows, baby penguins and “ninja” kangaroos have in common? They’re the focus of some of the best images submitted for the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest. Judges will look at creativity, photographic quality and authenticity of the content across three broad categories: people, places and nature. The magazine will feature the best photographs from each category as well as the $10,000 grand-prize winning shot.
(PHOTO: Lalith Ekanayake/National Geographic Photo Contest)
The progeny, a solitary chick, amidst the adult Great Crested Terns, taken from a prone position, with a wide-angle lens, at a breeding site on a Sri Lankan island off north-western seas. Continue reading »
Hendrik Raven reacts as a baboon jumps towards him after raiding his car for food, near Cape Point on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011. A number of workers are employed as baboon monitors to prevent baboons raiding cars, houses, dust bin’s. The baboon monitors spend their days following baboon troops across the Cape Peninsula to insure they do not miss behave. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) Click image to zoom.