National Geographic Traveller UK has announced the finalists in its annual photography competition - and the results are as beautiful as ever
The competition invites photographers to enter photos in the following categories: action, nature, urban, people, portfolio and video.
See also: 'Tornado' of starlings wins top photo prize
See also: Travel Photographer of the Year 2016 winners revealed
The lucky winner will be sent on a photographic commission for National Geographic to destinations including Myanmar and Iceland.
The 2017 competition winner will be announced on 18 February at Intrepid Travel in Brixton, London. You will also be able to see a full public exhibition of the shortlisted and winning images the same day.
The winning photographs will also be featured in the April 2017 issue of National Geographic UK.
See the full list of finalists for the 2017 competition in the slideshow below.