The Winners of The National Geographic Kids Photo Competition 2015


the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Photograph by Henry Downing

Overall winner: Grasshopper eating a leaf

Grasshopper eating a leaf
Photograph by Senne Mensink, 13, The Netherlands

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

Mile High Swinging Bridge of Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina
Photograph by Logan Warner

Weird But True category: the thermal pool at Yellowstone park

the thermal pool at Yellowstone park
Photograph by Chase Rodi, USA

Runner-up, first place in Weird But True category

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

Amazing Animals category: an iguana in Bali

an iguana in Bali
Photograph by Julij Kopilovic, 8, Slovenia

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

the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Photograph by Henry Downing

Runner-up, first place in Dare to Explore category

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

First place, US Amazing Animals category, a green tree snake

a green tree snake
Photograph by Kathryn Kovacic, 9, Georgia

Second prize, Wild Vacation category, kite surfer

kite surfer
Photograph by Madison Bell, 8, USA

International winner, Wild Vacation category, a child in a rice field

a child in a rice field
Photograph by Zhixuan Wu, 12, China

Second prize in the US Dare To Explore category

Photo by Emily Crofoot
Photograph by Emily Crofoot, 12, USA

Second place, Weird But True category in the US, a plane on the face of the moon

a plane on the face of the moon
Photograph by Madison Raymo, 13, USA

US runner-up in Amazing Animals category, praying mantis

praying mantis
Photograph by Anna Henderson, 12, USA

International winner, Dare To Explore category

Photograph by Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadie, 11, Indonesia
Photograph by Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadie, 11, Indonesia

National Geographic announced the winners of its 2015 International Photography Contest for Kids. The National Geographic Kids Photography Competition is open to children between the ages of 6 and 14 from all over the world. 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. National Geographic shared the winners’ photos with us here.

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