The winners of the 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced, and here are the winning submissions. 10 pictures came out on top, and 1 viewers choice winner was selected. These images were chosen from more than 12,000 entries submitted by 6,615 photographers from 152 countries. The picture displayed above is the Merit Winner: Looking into another world.
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First Place Winner (above): Butterly
Second Place Winner (above): My Balloon
Third Place Winner (above): Devotees