Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

• Applicants to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Each year, photographers from around the world take part in the prestigious magazine photo contest Smithsonian Magazine. For 16 years, the editorial office received more than 440 thousand photos. Photographers from around the world claim to victory in six main categories: "Nature", "Travel", "People", "Mobile Photo", "The American Experience" and "The edited image."

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

In this case, the acceptance of applications for participation in the 17th competition Smithsonian Photo Contest continues: photographers from around the world can submit their work until 30 November 2018.

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

"The King". Massif of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Yunnan Province, China.

Photographer: Callie Chi, Australia

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

US Marine training camp in California. Photographer: Roxanne Ortiz

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

"Let there be light!" Portrait of an elderly couple made after their home electricity was first introduced.

Photograph: Ruben Escudero, Mexico

"Faustina Carranza Flores (66 years old) and her husband, Juan Jesús Astudillo (63 years) living in the village of San Luis Acatlan, Guerrero, Mexico. At Faustina and Juana seven children. They have been together for 48 years. Like many locals, they have never had access to electricity. After their house is equipped with solar system, Huang said: "We can first look into each other's eyes during intimacy", "- says the photographer.

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Toothy trevally, Agunidzima coast of the island.

Photographer: Reiko Takahashi, Japan

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

The white bear cub is nursing. East Greenland.

Photographer: Dani Ferreira, South Africa

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Bengal tiger. Ranthambore National Park, India.

Photographer: Harry Skeggs, London, UK

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

"Internetization". Havana, Cuba.

Photographer: Maria Plotnikova, Moscow, Russia

Picture Name Maria explains:

"Until recently, the Internet in Cuba was controlled by the state telecom company ETECSA, and was virtually inaccessible to ordinary people. Recently, however, things began to change. In large cities there were access point Wi-Fi, and the Cubans finally starting to pour in the Internet revolution, though much later than the rest of the world. "

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

The cloud over the lighthouse. Galicia, the Atlantic coast, north-west Spain. Photograph: Julio Castro Pardo, Spain

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Women Karen tribe. Myanmar, on the border with Thailand.

Photographer: Callie Chi, Australia

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

In one of the diner, preserved from the 1950s. Southern California.

Photographer: Russ Allison Loar, USA

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

"Reflections in Lesotho." A boy and a donkey. Lesotho, southern Africa.

Photograph: Ruben Escudero, Mexico

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Go wild herds across the river Mara, Tanzania.

Photographer: Pim Volkers, Netherlands

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Father calms her sick two year old son. Bangladesh. Camp refugees from Myanmar.

Photograph: Ruben Escudero, Mexico

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Conductor Catherine. Train Moscow-Vladivostok Trans-Siberian Railway. Photographer: Miari Chiparusa, Greece

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

Weeping woman at the statue of the Madonna at the time of the Great Friday. Sicily, Italy.

Photograph: Willem Kuijpers, Netherlands

Challengers to win the photo contest Smithsonian Photo Contest 2018

"Diva". Hong Kong.

Photograph: Alessandro Sgarito, Italy