My father has an impressive stack of bright yellow National Geographic magazines dating back a few decades in our home in Bakersfield. Normally I’d consider a pile of old magazines recycling, but these vintage issues are treasures and really fun to flip through on a lazy afternoon.
Every August, the iconic magazine releases its list of Traveler Photo Contest Winners. A panel of judges this year reviewed nearly 18,000 photos submitted by amateur photographers and chose 10 winners. Not only do these photographers earn bragging rights for life, but the top three win incredible trips to take more photos in beautiful places. Here are a few of my favorites:
Would you enter? I’m not sure I have the chops, but I have been traveling to some incredibly photogenic places…maybe next year. If you live in Washington, D.C. or will be traveling through this autumn, you can see the photos in person at the National Geographic Museum.
Here’s hoping you are having a photogenic week…but for now, a few links:
- Editor’s Weekly Picks from the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest (National Geographic)
- Decorating with Magazines: National Geographic Yellow (Apartment Therapy)
- Easy, Fool-proof Considerations For Making the Most of Your Photos (Design*Sponge)