The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Winner announced in two weeks time

Since March, the National Geographic photo editors have received hundreds of pictures from all over the world for the popular competition – the Traveler Photo Contest 2014 – which is now in full swing, and the announcement of the winners is only two weeks away

In its 26th edition, the National Geographic again invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their pictures and be in with a chance to win a week-long trip to a special expedition to Alaska. The participants' task - to capture the colourful scenes of the natural world that fit into at least one of the four contest categories: 'Travel Portraits', 'Outdoor Scenes', 'Sense of Place' and 'Spontaneous Moments'. Every week the best images according to the editorial judges appear on the journal's website. 

The submission for entry to the competition closes on June 30. The winner will receive an eight day trip for two to the National Geographic Alaska expedition. 

Take a look at some of our favourite entries so far below now:

Enter the compeition via the official website here.