shares amazing photojournalism through the portion of their site called The Big Picture. Recently, they shared these astounding pictures as a part of National Geographic’s International Photo Contest 2009. I cannot even begin to fathom how some of these pictures came together. One of the coolest things is to read the captions under the photos to learn a little bit about the strategy (or sheer happenstance) behind the lens.

Click on the photos above to view more photos that are a part of this contest.

Written by Kohl Crecelius
Kohl Crecelius is the CEO and Co-founder of the non-profit apparel brand Krochet Kids intl. He is passionate about helping others realize the role they can play in changing the world using the skills and gifts they have.