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Winners Announced

The 23rd annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest has ended and the judges have spoken. Congratulations to the winners and all of the entrants. Nearly 13,000 images were submitted from all over the world. The pictures captured an assortment of the places, wildlife, and people that make traveling memorable, evoking a sense of delight, discovery—or both. See the winning shots.

Submit digital entries online in any of these four categories:

Travel Portraits: Locals working, playing, celebrating

Outdoor Scenes: Landscapes, aerials, wildlife, waterscapes

Sense of Place: Pictures that evoke the essence of a place

Spontaneous Moments: Fun, quirky, surprising, and unrehearsed moments

Winning images will be showcased in the November/December 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine. You'll also have a chance at winning one of these amazing prizes:

First prize
Fourteen-day expedition for two to the British and Irish Isles aboard the National Geographic Explorer

Second prize
Nine-night hotel stay at Trident Hotels in India, including stays in Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, and Udaipur

Third prize
Intensive two-and-a-half-day photo workshop at Santa Fe Workshops

Seven merit prizes
$200 gift certificate to B&H Photo

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