The 20 Best National Geographic Photos of 2015

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When it comes to photography competitions, National Geographic is up there with the most prestigious. Because of this millions of talented photographers, both professional and amateur, upload their photos in the hope of being featured in National Geographic's popular 'Photo of the Day' series.

As a way to celebrate the end of 2015 and all of the amazing photos that have been featured this year they've put together the 20 most liked photos, all of which have an amazing story to tell. You can find more about the photos you see below by visiting

1. Imperial Blossoms, Imperial Palace, Kyoto, Japan

2. Hull-o, Bonnaire island, Carribean

3. Shining Through, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield, Wisconsin

4. Dancing With The Moon, Iceland

5. Fox Found, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy

6. All The Fish In The Sea, Cabo Pulmo Marine Park, Mexico

7. The Village, Sződliget, Hungary

8. Bird Feeders, Xingping, Guanxi province, China

9. Bioluminous Larak, Larak Island, Iran

10. Big Baby, Tonga

11. Falls In Autumn, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

12. Mother of the Forest, Africa

13. Kit Friendly, Estonia

14. Who’s There?, India

15. Cracking The Surface, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia

16. Something’s Fishy, British Columbia, Canada

17. Against the Wind, Quebec City, Canada

18. Yellow Jellies, Jellyfish Lake, Eil Malk, Palau

19. Winter White, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy

Stephano Unterthiner

Stephano Unterthiner

20. When Penguins Attack, Casey Station, Antarctica

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