Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists: Images That Will Shock Your Senses!

The Smithsonian Photo Contest is one of the most prestigious competitions in the world of photography. With a grand prize of $2,500, the competition gets hundreds of thousands of entries. And the photos that have been submitted for the 13th Annual Photo Contest have been breathtaking.

The 13th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The entries have come from over 160 countries, and most have been awe inspiring. Lets take a look at some of the most amazing photos Smithsonian Photo Contest this year that made it to the final round.
Disclaimer: All images are taken from the Smithsonian Photo Contest on the Smithsonian website, and we do not claim any stake on them. 

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This is an image taken by Nick Ng. It shows the evolution of Chinese Opera in Malaysia, and captures 2 generations of artists.

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This photo was taken in India by Archana Singh. It shows 2 tigers, fighting in the wild. It really captures the beauty of the nature in all its glory!

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The eerie beautiful image, capturing the flow of volcanic discharge from Mount Sinabung, as seen from the village of Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. It was taken by Albert Ivan Damanik and captures a truly breathtaking phenomenon.

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Jufeng Wang captures an amazing picture over here. In China, a country with a population of over 1 billion, it is impossible to be alone in a subway. The image is extremely striking
 
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