A special thanks to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing unique locations in this photo contest with chances to win a Podcast Featured Interview and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Matt Payne for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Matt is a landscape photographer based in Durango, Colorado – his favorite photography subjects include mountains, wilderness, and the night sky. Matt is an avid mountaineer and backpacker, having climbed 93 of the highest 100 mountains in Colorado. Matt enjoys capturing unique moments from Colorado’s most scenic and difficult -to-reach locations on his journeys into the Colorado mountain wilderness. Matt is also the host and creator of the popular landscape photography podcast, “F-Stop Collaborate and Listen.”

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"Seljalandsfoss " by JonClarkPhotography

"THE BLUE HELL GATE " by SpicyArtWorks

"Boathouse on Obersee " by Archangel72

"Steps going up " by tmtburke

"trollstigen " by hasmonaut

"False Kiva, Island in the Sky District, Canyonlands National Park " by StevenWMartinPhotography

"Gásadalur " by JesusSanz

"West Virginia Road " by R_Tom_Sizemore_III

"[ … back light ] " by raymondhoffmann

"Stacked Houses of Inntel Hotel " by ericcriswell

"Alviso Mariana " by rebeccatran

"Bromo, Indonesia " by Wim-Solheim

"Stack and Crash " by njephotography

"Weekend in the Woods " by boffoliphotography

"Misty Morning " by LornaSmithPhotography

"Extravagant Scenery " by iwangroot

"The Old Mill " by jwine05


"In A Peaceful Place " by Eye_Shoot_Images

"San Xavier Mission " by EvaBareis

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"Glacial Landing " by ClaudiaKuhn

"Makarska lighthouse " by zarkopiljak

"B " by eduardbg

"Canoe2 " by JEKAMOBILE

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"Ferlands_1042 " by Marquis-Images

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"Wonderland " by capturezeworld

"Mountain Lake Cabin " by Bastiaan

"The Road " by ricardowilliams

"Winter Play Ground " by droptinecollections

"cities and light " by GiulioDiener

"Sunrise over Yellowstone Geyser Basin " by tomingramphotography

"Neuschwanstein Castle " by marcocortezcortese

"Mer de Glace " by ollybowman

"The Hsinbyume Pagoda " by kutsey

"Waterfalls " by Asun

"YEG Diamonds " by thelucideye

"Sharp " by igorbabichenko

"Cape Formentor " by jnmayer

"Leaving " by helenbissellbland

"rails " by ManfredVoss_

"Beyond " by taarnes

"River Crossing Thailand - Bridge - Aerial " by tominspires

"Riverwalk #102 " by jonwolding

"Stormy Dance " by ericamo10

"When The Stage Sets Itself " by Harbi

" " by ngomes

"If a tree falls in the forest " by peternestler

"A day to remember " by GlenMorgan

"Center Parcs Woburn Forest Bedfordshire " by (A)JustinBedford

"greens " by (A)deguslemon

"Wat Hong Thong " by IenYamasaki

"Huts " by (A)milkyway

"Dramatic weather " by (A)blazvogelnik

"Blitz on a mountain " by (A)kurtthompson

"Crumbling down " by (A)firerae

"The Tube " by LisaShalom

"Hallstatt (AUT) " by (A)CedricMayence

"Seebrücke Sellin " by RuudMooi

"Density " by johnkimwell

"Solitude " by lisaholloway

"Preikestolen " by mmarriuss

"She Is The Ocean. " by alexeyvladimir

"Culture of Myanmar " by MyatMin

"old-mill " by JBramerPhotography

"Follow Me to the Sun " by pedroquintela

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"Italian streets " by panyoki

"Misty Morning " by DanaCarruthers

"Waiting for sunrise " by pixelmac

"Zion National Park Overlook " by (A)ks_pics

"Jane " by tsupka

"Emese en pointe " by gabrielastiep

"Dancer " by deborahr4

"Island Of Vitality " by srdjanvujmilovic

"Fall in New Hampshire " by dnphoto