See the stunning images in the 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest
From dazzingly ornate Christmas trees to cookie replicas of presidential pets, the White House has a rich history of holiday decorations.
President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy stand before a White House Christmas tree in December 1962, during their second White House holiday season. The first lady began the tradition of selecting a theme for the official White House Christmas tree in 1961, according to the White House Historical Association. Her dress is on display this month at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.Robert Knudsen/AP
The contest is accepting entries in one or all of four categories: wildlife, landscapes, underwater and aerials. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000, publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account.