The 50 most beautiful photos of 2016 according to National Geographic

National Geographic has just released its Best Photographs 2016, a selection of the most beautiful images published this year. Some impressive, amazing, powerful or breathtaking photographs, selected with patience from more than 2,300,000 photographs. I’ll let you immediately dive into the most beautiful photos of 2016 according to National Geographic!

CAUTION – Some images may be disturbing

charlie-hamilton-james-top
© Charlie Hamilton James (detail)
randy-olson
© Randy Olson
aaron-huey
© Aaron Huey
charlie-hamilton-james-2
© Charlie Hamilton James
thomas-p-peschak
© Thomas P. Peschak
joel-sartore
© Joel Sartore
ami-vitale-2
© Ami Vitale
adam-dean
© Adam Dean
ami-vitale
© Ami Vitale
brent-stirton-2
© Brent Stirton
hamilton-james
© Hamilton James
stephen-wilkes
© Stephen Wilkes
charlie-hamilton-james
© Charlie Hamilton James
tim-laman
© Tim Laman
gerd-ludwig
© Gerd Ludwig
david-doubilet-and-jennifer-hayes
© David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
michael-nichols-2
© Michael Nichols
joe-riis
© Joe Riis
evgenia-arbugaeva
© Evgenia Arbugaeva
brent-stirton-3
© Brent Stirton
brent-stirton
© Brent Stirton
brian-skerry
© Brian Skerry
charlie-hamilton-james-3
© Charlie Hamilton James
thomas-peschak
© Thomas Peschak
wayne-lawrence
© Wayne Lawrence
corey-arnold
© Corey Arnold
david-doubilet-and-jennifer-hayes-2
© David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
yuri-kozyrev
© Yuri Kozyrev
david-guttenfelder
© David Guttenfelder
david-liittschwager
© David Liittschwager
dina-litovsky
© Dina Litovsky
evgenia-arbugaeva-2
© Evgenia-Arbugaeva
brent-stirton-4
© Brent Stirton
vincent-j-musi
© Vincent J. Musi
matthieu-paley
© Matthieu Paley
michael-nichols
© Michael Nichols
moises-saman
© Moises Saman
nick-cobbing
© Nick Cobbing
ronan-donovan
© Ronan Donovan
Images © National Geographic (respective photographer)

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