See stunning images from National Geographic's photo contest1/5/2013
The winning photos in the 2012 National Geographic Photography Contest run the gamut from breathtaking to heartbreaking, with every emotional stop along the way. There's the grand-prize-winning shot of Basaba, an Indochinese Tigress, enjoying a shake after her swim. But there's also the haunting image of a helpless patient shackled to a post at a rehabilitation center in Indonesia. Check out the work of grand-prize-winner Ashley Vincent, along with 13 other stunning images — each one a conspiracy of light, color and context.
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