National Geographic Traveller UK has confirmed the finalists of its annual Photography Competition 2017 – and the results are as amazing as ever. The competition invites photographers to enter photos in the following categories: action, nature, urban, people, portfolio and video. The overall winner will be announced next month and they will be sent on a commission overseas

Action: Andrew Hone - Ngapali Beach, Myanmar

Action: Andrew Hone – Ngapali Beach, Myanmar

Urban: Ben Goodwin - Cristo Redentor, Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro

Urban: Ben Goodwin – Cristo Redentor, Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro

Nature: Daren Baker - The Watering Hole, Fritham, New Forest, UK

Nature: Daren Baker – The Watering Hole, Fritham, New Forest, UK

Action: David Candlish - Singapore Night Safari

Action: David Candlish – Singapore Night Safari

People: Francis Cox - Bead Shop Man, Kathmandu

People: Francis Cox – Bead Shop Man, Kathmandu

Portfolio: Joseph Burton - Tributary, Botswana

Portfolio: Joseph Burton – Tributary, Botswana

People: Laura Dale - Parque de las Palapas, Cancun, Mexico

People: Laura Dale – Parque de las Palapas, Cancun, Mexico

People: Marcus Pozzi - Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

People: Marcus Pozzi – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Portfolio: Mario Adario - Ethiopia

Portfolio: Mario Adario – Ethiopia

Urban: Matt Parry - Oia, Santorini

Urban: Matt Parry – Oia, Santorini

Portfolio: Miguel De Freitas - Nambiti Game Reserve, South Africa

Portfolio: Miguel De Freitas – Nambiti Game Reserve, South Africa

Nature: Rashid Khaidanov - Dunluce Castle, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Nature: Rashid Khaidanov – Dunluce Castle, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Action: Sajith Buddhika Withanage - Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Action: Sajith Buddhika Withanage – Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Nature: Stuart Dunn - Horse Silhouette, Salalah, Oman

Nature: Stuart Dunn – Horse Silhouette, Salalah, Oman

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