The Winners of the National Geographic Kids Photography Prize

Between the ages of 6 and 14 from all over the world

Platform for the talented kid photographers
The National Geographic Kids Photography Competition is open to children between the ages of 6 and 14 from all over the world. The idea is to give a platform for the talented kid photographers out there. There is definitely some promising work amongst this collection, and proof that they can look beyond their smartphones!

The international and US competitions attracted nearly 18,000 entries. The winner is this photo of a grasshopper eating a leaf, by Senne Mensink, 13, from the Netherlands.

Overall winner: Grasshopper eating a leaf
Photograph: Senne Mensink, 13, The Netherlands

US winner: Mile High Swinging Bridge of Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina
Photograph: Logan Warner

Weird But True category: the thermal pool at Yellowstone park
Photograph: Chase Rodi, USA

Runner-up, first place in Weird But True category
Photograph: Tadhg Verdier, 11, Ireland

Amazing Animals category: an iguana in Bali
Photograph: Julij Kopilovic, 8, Slovenia

Runner up for the first place in the Wild Vacation category: the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Photograph: Henry Downing

Runner-up, first place in Dare to Explore category
Photograph: Radostina Georgieva Todorova, 8, Bulgaria

First place, US Amazing Animals category, a green tree snake
Photograph: Kathryn Kovacic, 9, Georgia

Second prize, Wild Vacation category, kite surfer
Photograph: Madison Bell, 8, USA

International winner, Wild Vacation category, a child in a rice field
Photograph: Zhixuan Wu, 12, China

Second prize in the US Dare To Explore category
Photograph: Emily Crofoot, 12, USA

Second place, Weird But True category in the US, a plane on the face of the moon
Photograph: Madison Raymo, 13, USA

US runner-up in Amazing Animals category, praying mantis
Photograph: Anna Henderson, 12, USA

International winner, Dare To Explore category

Photograph: Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadie, 11, Indonesia


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