National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015

Deadline: 30 June 2015
Open to: anyone who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction and who do not reside in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria
Prize: an eight-day National Geographic Photo Expedition to Costa Rica and Panama Canal for two, a six-day National Geographic photo expedition covering Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone for two and a six-day Schooners Heritage and American Eagle Cruise for two.


The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic sets the standard for photographic excellence.

The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is now accepting submissions. Harness the power of photography and share your stunning travel experiences from around the globe with us. Send National Geographic your best shots in any of categories. Please submit images that accurately reflect the captured moment in time.

The categories for entries are: (1) Travel Portraits, (2)  Outdoor Scenes, (3)  Sense of Place, and (4) Spontaneous Moments. 


Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry and who do NOT reside in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria. Employees of National Geographic Society, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible. CONTEST IS VOID IN CUBA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA, SUDAN, SYRIA AND WHERE PROHIBITED.


An eight-day National Geographic Photo Expedition: Costa Rica and the Panama Canal with airfare for two

A six-day National Geographic Photo Expedition: Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone for two

A six-day cruise from Schooner American Eagle and Heritage for two


All winners will receive a subscription toTraveler magazine.


The submission period ends on June 30, 2015, 12:00:00 p.m. US Eastern Daylight Time.

There is a fee of US$15 per entry. There is no limit on the number of entries per person. To enter, you must be registered. Click here to login or to create a new account. After that, you are to complete an entry form with the required information, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption; and submit along with your photograph and fee in accordance with the instructions that follow. All digital files must be 20 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide or tall (depending if horizontal or vertical).

For furher information, please visit the official website.

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