Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

I present to you a series of photos from the third part of the National Geographic 2013 competition, devoted to pictures of people.

"Athletes". In the park of Lenin against the backdrop of the Tower of Hanoi, Vietnamese children play badminton in pairs. On weekends, Lenin Park turns into a playground for badminton and futsal for adults and children. Hanoi, Vietnam.

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"Pain". A player at the University of Pacific Lutheran football team covered his face with his hands after a strong clash with a player from the opposing team. September 25, 2012. Parkland, WA, USA

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"My girl". My parents should have been the 50th anniversary of the wedding. I spent the summer with them when my father, now bedridden, took my mom's hand and whispered adoringly: "My girl." I quickly took out a camera to capture this touching moment. This was the last time I photographed my dad. Among other things, he was fond of photography. I think this is my hobby. Burgas, Bulgaria

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"Do not move." I took pictures of my daughter and her friend at the skatepark when one of the skateboarders drove right over their heads, shouting "don't move." I heard his cry, but the girl is not.They did not suspect that he would fly over them until he landed on the ramp behind them. I managed to capture this moment. They were really scared. Philadelphia

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"The audience is watching the game of road bowling." For a road bowling, a ball is needed a little more than a pound with a weight and circumference of 18 cm. Participants try to throw the ball with the best possible speed and as accurately as possible on a specially chosen road. The winner is the one who was able to throw the ball to the finish line for fewer shots. Picture taken during the 29th championship for this sport in Ireland

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"Playing with pandas". Picture taken in Hamburg. 1600 panda figurines were installed by animal protection fighters across from Hamburg City Hall. This is part of a campaign aimed at drawing public attention to the problem of preserving pandas, of which only 1,600 remain in the wild.

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"Hold my hand". Westley Wade was born prematurely, at the age of 28 weeks. Parents were told that, depending on the results of their tests, a child weighing less than 2 pounds may need heart surgery. While the parents look at the child through the wires, the little fighter for life holds out his hand to them, as if in a sign that everything will be fine. Fortunately, that is what happened.Westley now weighs over 10 pounds at 4, 5 months and continues to amaze everyone who sees him. Hospital in vancouver

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"A boy with his dog." Two year old boy playing in the sand with dog Rainie. Bryson City, USA

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"Sunrise over the lake". This nun is named Suor Rosalba, which means "pink sunset." The warm waters of this lake make it a great place for a morning spa treatment. Lake Garda, Italy

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"Water for people, water for life." Tajikistan, Sogd Oblast

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"Merchant of Glockenbach". One of the brightest characters in the Glockenbach district of Munich, famous for its unusual inhabitants: artisans, artists, and creative people.

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"Playing next to the devil." The boys play basketball at the cemetery in the town of Navotas. Philippines

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One of the strangest festivals in Japan, Saidai-ji Eyo is a Buddhist ritual in which 9,000 people try to grab the sacred wooden rod to become the “Blessed Man”. This tradition is more than 500 years old and it is based on the statement that human life is much more important than the ideals of one generation, and this idea is transmitted through the centuries. Okayama, Japan

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Pupils from the church school in Laos. Now there are so many young monks that they have become even an attraction for tourists.

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"Designer". A man in the market in Ooty, India

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A man during a respite between a game of bowling.Starbroke, England

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"Skaters San Francisco". The photographer, who stopped for 2 days in San Francisco, walked around the city on foot to capture more moments from the everyday life of citizens. This photo was taken in the Mission District.

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Photographer and journalist during protests in Brazil against rising prices for public transport, Campinas, Sao Paulo

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"Una coin". A beggar asks for alms, but no one pays attention to him. Italy, Venice

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The members of the brotherhood of Carreteria carry the statue of Jesus Christ during the procession preceding Easter. Seville, Spain

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"Man and Locust." At the end of the day, the man goes home with a full bag of locusts, which serves as a nutritious dish for him and his family. Madagascar, 2013

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Screams. San Pedro Sula is one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Honduras

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"Twins (or just like women) sleep in the waiting room." At the airport of Guangzhou, China, two almost equally dressed women, with the same hair color and body shape (the photographer could not find out if they are twins or not) are sleeping while waiting for the plane.

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"Riding in the driveway". Two men drive along the longest bridge in Africa- Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, Nigeria

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In the northwestern part of Vietnam live tribes consisting of people of different ethnic groups, from Miao to Thais. The main source of income is agriculture, by tradition all work is carried out according to the lunar calendar. Their markets are full of goods: from fabrics to animals, products are almost all hand-made. Unfortunately, the traditions of these tribes are fading.

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Railway worker announcing next station, Tokyo

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"Childhood". Vietnam

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"Magic Light". Woman praying in a Buddhist monastery in Helambu, Nepal

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Local hunter in Pond Inlet, Canada

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"I know that he will observe from the heavens." Photo of a woman who holds the hand of his father before dying. Norfolk

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Frozen. Skier at a temperature of -36, Finland

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When a relative dies, a Hindu goes to the holy city of Varanasi to burn the body of the deceased and lower the bones into the river Ganges. The whole family is present at the cremation procedure, whose members should be shaved bald.

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    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

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    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

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    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

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    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

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    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest

    Photos from the National Geographic 2013 contest