Traveler Magazine 2012 Photo Contest

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Travel Photogs, ready your cameras. The National Geographic is extending their 24th annual Traveler Photo Contest to July 11 giving those passionate picture takers an opportunity to let the world see their amazing photos. There are four categories: Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, Travel Portraits and Spontaneous Moments. With last year pulling in almost 13,000 images from all over the world, the contest features the most spectacular realities of the most simplest of moments. A sense of wonderment, personality and emotion transcend from these amazing images highlighting the diverse and remarkable characteristics of the photographer. The following photographs are a small collection of the editor’s picks in each of the categories.

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  • The Krane

    An immersive retreat in one of Copenhagen’s harbors. More than just a contemporary space, The…

  • Guntu Hotel

    A tranquil destination in the Seto Inland Sea. This floating hotel Japan added to its…

  • Villa Slow

    A special hotel designed to be a home away from home. Nestled into a bucolic…

  • Alila Yangshuo Hotel

    An old sugar mill becomes a modern hotel. Built in the 1960s in the striking…

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