The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest kicked off this April. Already there have been hundreds of breathtaking entries. Pictures are being sent in from all over the world. These are some of the best ones submitted in so far.
'Barranco Camp at night, Kilimanjaro.'
Cormorant fishing China
'Cowboy in a ribbon of light
Shadows in dust A herd of wildebeest kick up dust at sunset
'Gaucho's lasso.' Brazil
'King of the penguins.'
Eagle Hunting is a Kazakh tradition
'Mount Erebus Ice Cave.'
leopard seal resting on an ice floe
Little Rann of Kutch in western Gujarat
'Door to Hell' Standing at the edge of the Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistan.