Winner of National Geographic Global Photography Competition Announced

Do you enjoy amazing photography? I know I sure ado and if you share that feeling then you’ll also enjoy the results of the annual National Geographic photography competition, a Global competition rewarding excellence in photography. Announced today, here’s what NGS had to say about the winner and the winning photo… Shikhei Goh of Indonesia is the winner of the 2011 National Geographic Photography Contest. Goh will have his winning image of a dragonfly bracing for a big splash published in worldwide editions of National Geographic magazine.

About the event… The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts composed of field biologist and wildlife photojournalist Tim Laman, National Geographic photographer Amy Toensing and National Geographic nature photographer Peter Essick.

The winning submissions can be viewed at Users also can download wallpapers and jigsaw puzzles of contest entries. Entry into the 2011 National Geographic Photography Contest was from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2011. For more details and official contest rules, visit