National geographic has always served us the ultimatum in photography and this post is nowhere lesser to that word. Yes, We bring you the 25 outstanding entries this year from the National Geographic 2015 photo contest and to speak about these photographs is nothing but pure sheer. Each photograph here is magnificent in terms of the daily life activity, some magic moments, composition, light and sometimes all of the above we just mentioned. Take a look at these spellbinding works of these photographs and get inspired to produce your own magic.

For those interested in submitting their own work, there’s still time to enter the National Geographic Photo Contest. Submissions are accepted until November 16, 2015. Click here to submit your entries.

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Footsteps on the river by Tugo Cheng

Footsteps on the river by Tugo Cheng

Himalayan Recolt by Jérôme G.

Himalayan Recolt by Jérôme G.

Calbuco, The Awakening by Francisco Negroni

Calbuco, The Awakening by Francisco Negroni

The End of the World by Brian Stetson

The End of the World by Brian Stetson

Dunes’ picture by Stas Bartnikas

Dunes' picture by Stas Bartnikas

Flamingo by Yu Huiping

Flamingo by Yu Huiping

Terrace paddies in North Vietnam by Qu nh Anh Nguyen

Terrace paddies in North Vietnam by Qu nh Anh Nguyen

Atocha by Javier Arcenillas

Atocha by Javier Arcenillas

Enchantment of light and shadows by Kaiti Lillipuu

Enchantment of light and shadows by Kaiti Lillipuu

Sunset Mountain Work by Jonathan Abdipranoto

Sunset Mountain Work by Jonathan Abdipranoto

Morning Prayers, Delhi India by Dale Johnson

Morning Prayers, Delhi India by Dale Johnson

High Hoops by Calla Kessler

High Hoops by Calla Kessler

Ahmed Kelly by Alex Coppel

Ahmed Kelly by Alex Coppel

Daasanach Fisherman by Christena Dowsett

Daasanach Fisherman by Christena Dowsett

Buffalo Race by Bram Paulussen

Buffalo Race by Bram Paulussen

The Blue Universe by Hiroki Kondo

The Blue Universe by Hiroki Kondo

Here, humans are the minority… by Steffen Flügel

Here, humans are the minority... by Steffen Flügel

Life and Line by Probal Rashid

Life and Line by Probal Rashid

Mystical light in magical Machu Picchu by Kannan V

Mystical light in magical Machu Picchu by Kannan V

Rapa das Bestas by Javier Arcenillas

Rapa das Bestas by Javier Arcenillas

Crazy Journey by A.M. Ahad

Crazy Journey by A.M. Ahad

Kids playing on the minaret by Matjaz Krivic

Kids playing on the minaret by Matjaz Krivic

Entering the Void by D. Briggs

Entering the Void by D. Briggs

Lightning at horseshoe by J. Cho

Lightning at horseshoe by J. Cho

Hold Tight by Clay Cook

Hold Tight by Clay Cook

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