Finalists Smithsonian Photo Contest 2015
• Finalists Smithsonian photo contest 2015
In the 12th time "Smithsonian" magazine organized a photo contest, which was sent 26, 5000 photos from 93 countries. The work is divided into six categories: "World of Nature", "Travel", "People", "americana", "Changed photos" and "Mobile pictures." In each category, the editors selected the ten most interesting pictures that will compete for the first place, and the names of the winners we recognize March 31, 2015. See the beauty and diversity of life in the photographs of the Smithsonian photo contest finalists in 2015.
The snake, Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica. (Photo: Nicolaus Reusens / Natural World).
The wave strikes the baby elephant seal, South Georgia Island. (Photo: Anthony Smith / Natural World).
The brown bear walks through the mouth of the river, Clark National Park, Alaska. (Photo: Kevin Morgans / Natural World).
Survival. Young cheetahs learn to hunt. (Photo: Eng Siong Yeo / Natural World).
The light is refracted in the rising tide. New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. (Photo: Ray Collins / Natural World).
Green Iguana decided to get some fresh air. Bonaire, Netherlands. (Photo: Lorenzo Mittiga / Natural World).
Vicuña. Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador. (Photo: Kristhian Castro / Natural World).
The spider and its web. (Photo: Ramesh Chandar / Natural World).
Women in a small village near Vinh Hy-Bay, Vietnam, sew fishing net for men. (Photo: Pham Ty / People).
Onno - a teenage girl from the tribe of Arbore, the Omo Valley, Ethiopia. (Photo: Matjaz Krivic / People).
A young man from the tribe Mursi holds an AK-47, Marenke, Omo Valley, Ethiopia. (Photo: Jorge Fernandez / People).
The woman and her baby are hung out to dry dyed yarn, Santipure, India. (Photo: Bhaskar Sur / People).
Fireworks during Holy Week, Acobamba, Tarma, Peru. (Photo: David Huamania Bedoya / Travel).
The woman collects water lilies, Chau Doc in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. (Photo: Nhiem Hoang / Travel).
Young Buddhist novices play Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar. (Photo: Sergio Carbajo Rodriguez / Travel).
Ritual. Priests celebrate Orthodox Easter, Lalibela, Ethiopia. (Photo: Jorge Fernandez / Travel).
On the canoe in the wilderness. Ely, Minnesota. (Photo: David LaPointe / Travel).
Now in the White House, the two presidents! (Photo: OIivier Douliery / Americana).
Magical show on Independence Day. (Photo: Anne Marcom / Americana)
The girl is amazed by what he saw. Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. (Photo: Royce Hutain / Mobile).
The mist weaves through the forest trees, the New Forest, Hampshire, United Kingdom. (Photo: Elle Davis / Altered Images).
A very beautiful girl albino. (Photo: Ana Yturralde / People).
Fog shrouds Manhattan Bridge. (Photo: Az Jackson / Americana).
Spring in Palouse, Washington. (Photo: Ernest Wright / Altered Images).
An innocent look child standing among jute sticks. (Photo: Sudipta Dutta Chowdhury / Mobile).