Monday, November 21, 2011

National Geographic’s Most Amazing Photos Of 2011

National Geographic is holding their 2011 Photo Contest right now, and a bunch of the pictures are already online and surprise! They’re ridiculously amazing. As in, borderline ‘too good for a random internet post’ amazing.  

Below, here’s a brief sampling of the phenomenal photos submitted so far:

1. “New Orleans Streetcar”
New Orleans, Louisiana / Photo by Don Chamblee

2. “Is He Still There?!”
The Big Island, Hawaii / Photo by Lorenzo Menendez

3. “Landscape In The Rain”
Bergueda, Catalonia, Spain / Photo by Mihaly Attila

4. “Confronting”
Isla de Guadalupe, Mexico / Photo by David Litchfield

5. “Lone Tree Yellowstone”
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming / Photo by Anita Erdmann

6. “Falling Leaves”
Bruges, Belgium / Photo by Mandy Michels

7. “The Golden Gate”
San Francisco, California / Photo by Reuben Cornel

8. “The Cloud”
Aquila Safari Park, South Africa / Photo by Dmitry Gorilovskiy

9. “Love Of Parents”
Atka Bay, Antarctica / Photo by Claus Possberg

10. “Atacama Sunset”
Salar de Atacama, Chile / Photo by Magdalena Rakita

View the contest in its overwhelming entirety at National Geographic. Seriously, do it.
In conclusion – just a great job all around, humans and Earth.

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