Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Photo Contest Finalists And You Can Vote For The Winner!

Smithsonian Magazine had their 14th Annual Photo Contest ran from March 22 - November 30, 2016. With over 48,000 submissions from photographers in 146 countries and territories to choose from, the judges have narrowed down to 70 finalists that you have the opportunity to vote on to help choose the winners. 

Contestants submitted photos to the following seven categories: Natural World, The American Experience, Travel, People, Altered Images, Mobile, and Sustainable Travel. The Sustainable Travel category is made possible through the support of United Eco-Skies.

Voting for the Readers’ Choice winner will close on Monday, March 27. Voting is limited to one vote per user per day. Click here to vote for the Readers’ Choice winner from among the 70 finalists. The Grand Prize, Readers’ Choice, and seven category winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 28. 

Below we have included photos from 10 finalists for you to check out. And be sure to visit www.smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/archive/2016/ to vote for your favorites! 

  "The Beauty of Tokyo at Night"  Photo Credit: © iam Won. All rights reserved.

"The Beauty of Tokyo at Night" Photo Credit: © iam Won. All rights reserved.

  "Improvisation"  Photo Credit: © Jim Mneymne. All rights reserved.

"Improvisation" Photo Credit: © Jim Mneymne. All rights reserved.

  "The Hidden Murder"  Photo Credit: © waroop Singha Ro. All rights reserved.

"The Hidden Murder" Photo Credit: © waroop Singha Ro. All rights reserved.

  "Morning Call"  Photo Credit: © unarto Gunawa. All rights reserved.

"Morning Call" Photo Credit: © unarto Gunawa. All rights reserved.

  "Bestas"  Photo Credit: © vier Arcenilla. All rights reserved.

"Bestas" Photo Credit: © vier Arcenilla. All rights reserved.

  "Keel-Billed Toucan"  Photo credit: © Dennis Zaebst. All rights reserved.

"Keel-Billed Toucan" Photo credit: © Dennis Zaebst. All rights reserved.

  "Atocha"  Photo credit: © Javier Arcenillas. All rights reserved.

"Atocha" Photo credit: © Javier Arcenillas. All rights reserved.

  "Yellow-Flecked Sipo"  Photo credit: © Claire Waring. All rights reserved.

"Yellow-Flecked Sipo" Photo credit: © Claire Waring. All rights reserved.

  "Last Dance"  Photo Credit: © my Sack. All rights reserved.

"Last Dance" Photo Credit: © my Sack. All rights reserved.

  "Before the Portrait"  Photo Credit: © tephanie Fode. All rights reserved.

"Before the Portrait" Photo Credit: © tephanie Fode. All rights reserved.

See all 70 finalists from Smithsonian.com’s 14th Annual Photo Contest and vote for the Readers’ Choice winner www.smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/archive/2016.


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