National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year crowned winners in 3 different categories: People, Nature, and Cities. Here are the 12 best pictures from this year’s competition.
Category 1: People
Grand Prize winner: Winter Horseman by Anthony Lau
Second Place winner: Rooftop Dreams, Varanasi by Yasmin Mund
Third Place winner: Remote life at -21 degree by Mattia Passarini
Honourable Mention: Muscle Beach Gym by Dotan Saguy
Category 2: Nature
First Place winner: Wherever you go, I will follow you!! by Hiroki Inoue
Second Place winner: Double trapping by Massimiliano Bencivenni
Third Place winner: Lagunas Baltinache (Atacama Desert) by Victor Lima
Honourable Mention: Bears on a Berg by John Rollins
Category 3: Cities
First Place winner: Ben Youssef by Takashi Nakagawa
Second Place winner: Silenced by Wing Ka H.
Third Place winner: Celestial Reverie by Jeremy Tan