National Geographic compiles winners from 2nd annual History-themed photo contest

Fox News announced the winners of the second annual National Geographic Historical Photographer of the Year contest on Dec. 28. Winners from more than 2,500 entries were announced by National Geographic photographer Stephen Shugerman.

1. A picture called Five Cities in Paris taken by Vienna resident Dominique Kerault with a Leica M4A Mark III takes first place in the History category, and Matthias Kerault is named the winner of the Youth category.

2. The winner of the ‘Rocks and Gee’ category is the image by Jane Stark of The Blade, Ohio, where time is expressed through the geological formations. The Blade winning image is created by her photograph entitled “Things Fall.”

3. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture titled “New England Snow & Ice (“Explorers), taken by Ted Ripley of Spirit Lake, Idaho, to capture the beauty of winter’s reflection.

4. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the image of the St. Paul Cathedral in its original classical state taken by Ruth Mitchell of St. Paul, Minnesota.

5. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the Chicago River photographed by Gerardo Sanchú and Marion Mariallis, both from Chicago.

6. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Climate of the 21st Century” taken by Victor Bruning of Australia.

7. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Enchanted City” taken by Mihoko A. Yuki of Japan.

8. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “New Market at Hamilton” taken by Kerault.

9. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Noise and Flash” taken by Jamal Ezzebror of Beirut, Lebanon.

10. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Solitude on the Land” taken by John Scanlon of Wheeling, West Virginia.

11. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of The James Fennerman Athletic Center taken by Sandra Kedrova of Rochester, New York.

12. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Old Faithful” taken by Leroy V. Watburn of Merced, California.

13. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of ancient rituals in Peru taken by Kathryn Davis-Melvin of Evanston, Illinois.

14. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Anaconda in Guatemala (Anacaxu National Park)” taken by Denis Nervous of Peru.

15. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of South American Cuvees taken by Yuki.

16. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the ‘Idaho at Dusk (Big Canyon at 5:30pm) done by Randall Allisman of Snake River, Idaho.

17. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the Highway to Yellowstone looking from the Terrace Point area of the park taken by Maryann Weisske of Florence, Colorado.

18. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Take the Straight Parkway (Sasha’s Route)” taken by Myron Windstohl of Seattle, Washington.

19. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Three Dogs Riding on a Lemonade Stand” taken by Murat Mortakur of Eastern Europe.

20. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Abingdon Hill Bridge (Calvin Coolidge Sculpture)” taken by Patrick Latham of Mount Vernon, Virginia.

21. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “German Letter Clock” taken by Joachim Schwenk of Obertensee, Germany.

22. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Loo des Déserts (Earl of Sandwich) and Channel Tunnel” taken by Scop Dziubski of the Czech Republic.

23. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “Grand Isle” taken by Gretchen Buchecker of Riverview, Florida.

24. Runner-up to the R&G category winner is the picture of the “A Dog Made of Glass” taken by Norbert Bachmann of Basel, Switzerland.

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