Here are the winning images from the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. editors’ favorite entries in the contest so far. Submissions are being accepted through June 30. Captions were based on accounts provided by the photographers.
First place: Dig me riverI was in Manaus, Amazonas, during the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and running) championship. I photographed it from the water and my lens got completely wet, but there was so much energy in these boys that I just didn't worry about that.Wagner Araujo/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
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