Winners of this competition are quite impressive, with categories ranging from nature to people &  places. My personal favourites are the works that captured the stories of people infused with their own artistic interpretations.

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Grand Prize and People Winner: “A Node Glows in the Dark” , Hong Kong
Photo and caption by Brian Yen/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

The great migration - 2014-09-29_282148_nature.jpgNature Winner: “The Great Migration” , location: North Serengeti, Tanzania
Photo and caption by Nicole Cambré/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Bathing in Budapest - 2014-10-31_294355_places.jpgPlaces Winner: “Bathing in Budapest” , location: Budapest, Hungary
Photo and caption by Triston Yeo/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Nature , location: Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Flynn Reef, Australia
Photo and caption by Christian Miller/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Untitled-3Honorable Mention Nature: “Shoulder Check” , location: Boundary Bay, BC, Canada
Photo and caption by Henrik Nilsson/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Untitled-4Honorable Mention Nature: “Dragon” , location: Tabasalu, Estonia
Photo and caption by Maie Kirnmann/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Nature: “Stag Deer Bellowing” , location: Richmond Park, London
Photo and caption by Prashant Meswani/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Nature: “Muscle Power” , location: Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India
Photo and caption by Archna Singh/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Nature: “Zebras and the Rim of the Crater” , location: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Photo and caption by Zik Teo/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “Children in the Darkness” , location: Termanin, Syria
Photo and caption by Abdullah Alghajar/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “Biltigiri” , location: Chhattisgarh, India
Photo and caption by Mattia Passarini/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “Temper” , location: Bangkok
Photo and caption by Adam Birkan/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “Dead Sea Mudbathing” , location: Dead Sea, Israel
Photo and caption by Nick Riley/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “Tea Time in the Hut” , location: Paris
Photo and caption by K/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Untitled-22Honorable Mention People: “Waiting” , location: Village of Sarbi, Maramure (Romania)
Photo and caption by Roberto Fiore/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention People: “My brothers and I” , location: Blue Ridge Parkway, United States
Photo and caption by Tyler G/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Untitled-26Honorable Mention Places: “Destroyed Homs” , location: Homs, Syria
Photo and caption by Sergey Ponomarev/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Places: “The Storm” , location: Kocaeli, Turkey

Photo and caption by Aytül Akbas/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

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Honorable Mention Places: “Tokyo — Shinagawa Station” , location: Shinagawa Station, Tokyo
Photo and caption by Peter Franc/National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest