National Geographic's 2011 photo contest is currently underway, which means you can submit your very best pics and maybe win $10,000 plus a trip to National Geographic headquarters to participate in their annual National Geographic Photography Seminar. Good luck, though, because you're up against some serious competition.
Below, check out wallpaper-sized versions of our favorite pics, and there's a couple hundred more (only slightly less) incredible pics for you to browse over at NatGeo.
More Spectacular Photography:
- Photos of disassembled gadgets turned into digital quasi-X-rays
- 20 'Stormtrooper portraits' by photographer Kristina Alexanderson
- The insane floating theatrical stages of Austria's Bregenz Festival
- 30 photos through a microscope from Nikon's Small World contest