PHOTOS: Best news photos of the week of May 4, 2014
See images of the Washington Monument reopening, reaction to the Turkish mining disaster, India’s election and more.
A monumental hopSofia Gomez, 3, left, and her sister Sydney, 5, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., jump from one recessed light plate to another all the way around the base of the Washington Monument. They were among the many people who came to the monument’s reopening on May 12. It had been closed since 2011 because of earthquake damage. Story: Washington Monument attracts eager line of visitors as it reopens after repairsMichael S. Williamson/The Washington Post
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.