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"Smithsonian Magazine has announced the finalists for their 11th annual Smithsonian Photo Contest. Sixty photos were chosen from over 50,000 submitted images. The photos are divided into six categories: the natural world, travel, people, Americana, altered images, and mobile."

11th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winners Merit Winner: Portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl Photo and caption by Graham McGeorge Masters of disguise. The Eastern Screech Owl is seen.

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This lone king penguin was standing in the surf before sunrise on South Georgia Island, and stood still enough for me to take this long exposure. | Smithsonian Photo Contest | Smithsonian

This lone king penguin was standing in the surf before sunrise on South Georgia Island, and stood still enough for me to take this long exposure.

A long penguin standing in the surf on South Georgia Island. Photo and caption by Max Seigal/National Geographic Photo Contest

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Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists 2014

~ Photo taken by John Gamble for the Smithsonian Annual Photo Contest.Meeting face to face with a snow monkey (taken within a foot of this Japanese macaque) at the Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagsano, Japan on

A beautiful sunrise forms over an amazing set of ancient petroglyphs facing the heavens with the Eastern Sierras in the backdrop. "I have always been fascinated seeing ancient ruins and artwork that tell a story of America's past," says Huang. (Eastern Sierras, California, March 2013, Canon 5D Mark II) Follow us: @Smithsonian Magazine on TwitterAnnouncing Our 11th Annual Photo Contest Finalists | Photo Contest | Smithsonian

Announcing Our 11th Annual Photo Contest Winners

Sunrise over a set of petroglyphs in the Eastern Sierras, California, March 2013 by Willie Huang

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“A Little Monkey on a Cliff A cold front hit the Nagano prefecture. I saw a little monkey enduring the cold in Jigokudani Monkey Park. This little monkey is really cute. This photo won the Natural World category of our Annual Photo Contest.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park

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Smithsonian announces the 70 finalists for their annual photo contest selected from submissions in 168 countries and territories

Airborne Wildebeest  2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Winner, Hong Kong, National Awards: In July each year, a heart-pounding scene of wildebeest migration repeats itself in Kenya. (© Chi Hung Cheung, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards) . In Focus - The Atlantic