Martha Katko’s Photo Makes National Geographic’s Editor’s Choice List

Los Alamos resident Martha Katko shot her photograph entered in this year’s National Geographic Photography contest while visiting Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “Walking near the waterfront in Vancouver, I was struck by the beautiful reflection of the nearby buildings in the glass of the Convention Center.” Photo by Martha Katko

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Community members can vote for Katko’s photograph in the National Geographic Photo Contest here: It is in the Places Category for Week 4.

Last year, more than 20,000 entries from professional and amateur photographers from more than 130 countries participated in National Geographic’s contest.

Photos are accepted in three categories: people, places and nature.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2013: A behind-the-scenes experience like none other.

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2012 National Geographic Photography Contest.

Eligible contestants can visit to submit photographs in one or all of three categories. The entry fee is $15 per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. Entries must be in digital format and submitted electronically. The contest ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 30.

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