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Photo: Hanoi's Old Quarter,
Photograph by Darren Lebeuf
Have a Winning Shot?
Send in your best photos in three categories—People, Places, and Nature—for a chance to win a digital camera kit and have your image printed in National Geographic magazine. Photos will be judged on creativity and photographic quality. Winners will be entered into the Worldwide International Photography Contest.

You can submit up to six photos between now and October 31, 2009. Winners will be announced in early December. There is an entry fee of U.S. $12 for each photo. All entries received after October 15 will be subject to an additional fee of U.S. $10. (See FAQ and Rules for more information.)

2008 Galleries
Decorate your desktop with images from last year's photo contest.
See the faces—and photos—that captivated our editors in 2008.
Time yourself and challenge your friends. Check out these editors' favorites from 2008.
What makes an award-winning shot? See last year's winners for the answer.