The photos in this post won in the Best Photos from National Geographic Contest, Nikon Photo Contest, Smithsonian Mag, etc. They include People, Travel and Natural World Photography. This showcase will inspire you to get out and shoot more.

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Below we present Award Winning Photographs around the world. All photos are linked and lead to the sources from which they were taken. Please feel free to explore further works of these photographers on their collections or their personal sites.

People

Best of Show by Walter Astrada/AFP
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Champion of Bodybuilding by Ilgar Jafarov
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Happy Monks by Shu Kei Fung
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Sheep+Shepherd by Soren Skov
Award Winning Photographs around the World

A tribal birth in India by Abhijit Dey (Barrackpore, India)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Calcutta, India by Debashis Mukherjee
Award Winning Photographs around the World

by Felix Marquez
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Shyness by Fakrul Islam (Sylhet, Bangladesh)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

A young Sikh celebrates the birthday by Charles Meacham (Taipei, Taiwan)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Dancer and musician by Csaba Meszaros (Budapest, Hungary)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

The love nest by Sylvain Rivarolo (La Croix-de-Rozon, Switzerland)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Travel

Cave Of Hope by Maung Maung Gyi
Award Winning Photographs around the World

HAVERT TIME ON SALT FIELD by Tran Minh Ngoc
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Returning home from the field by Myint Aung (Mandalay, Myanmar)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Beauty of Mrauk Oo City by Kyaw Kyaw Winn (Yangon, Myanmar)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

People taking a bath during a local religious fair by Poras Chaudhary (Kurukshetra, India)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Yulong river by Bernardo Medina (Houston, TX)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Natural World

Another Vision by Kristina Buceatchi (Chisinau, Moldova)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Quarrel by Zsolt Kudich
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Eyefocused by Neven Jurkovic
Award Winning Photographs around the World

TROUBLE-MAKER by Stefano Unterthiner
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Deadlock by David Maitland
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Clash of eagles by Antoni Kasprzak
Award Winning Photographs around the World

by Minghui Chen
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Award Winning Photographs around the World

Award Winning Photographs around the World

Underwater Competition By Cor Bosman
Award Winning Photographs around the World

Botanical garden in Slovenia by Damjan Voglar (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Award Winning Photographs around the World

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