National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’13


FÈnec The Soul of The Desert: The fennec, or desert fox is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. With its features ears, this is the smallest species of the family Canidae. It is endangered and its main threat is illegal in other countries .


Shadows and Light: A lone tree in the Palouse region of Washington glows brilliantly in the sunlight as clouds pass by, isolating it in a band of light.  Undulating hills provide depth to the lit scene, captured during the brief growing season where the wheat is a rich shade of green


Hidden in Plain Sight: During my visit to the Amalfi Coast in Italy I ventured for a day to Sorrento. This gorgeous island had an amazing coastline that I stuck to for the day. Because of a mix-up with ferry dock numbers I missed my ferry and had to wait two hours for the next one. I decided I would head back to town and went down a street I had passed a few times that day. The ground opened up, almost out of nowhere, where this absolute beauty, apparently “Valle dei Mulini”, was which I gazed at and shot for almost the entire period before I left for my next boat.


Swim with Jelly Fish: Its like a dream when u swimming with harmless jellyfish…


Temple At The Foot of Mount Bromo: At the foot of the active Volcano Bromo on the Island of Java lies the Hindu Temple Pura Luhur Poten which is often immersed in a soft mist at dusk. On this day Mount Bromo showed unusually strong activity, which lead to a exceptionally high and dense dust cloud


SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE: A reflection of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the basin of the fountain opposite the mosque where the main dome of the mosque appears


Tormenta: On June 4, 2011 began Cordon Caulle eruption, located in the Region of Los Rios in Chile. A rash that lasted about 12 months where people and animals had become accustomed to living with the daily fall of ash, which also caused problems in the air traffic in the south of America. The first days of the eruption could be seen from hundreds of miles around explosions and thunderstorms from the expulsion of lava. This photograph was taken on the second night of eruption from the town of Lago Ranco.


If Only I Could Fly: Spontaneous moment captured contemplating a beautiful and colorful sunset with all city lights down below


Flying Monk: Young monks begin their service very early in life in their studies in the monastery.  This monk was young and energetic and decided to “fly” in his exuberance for life


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