'National Geographic' Highlights Its Best Photos of 2017A total of 57 images captured from around the world.
National Geographic has unveiled this year’s best list of images spanning portrait, nature and urban, as well as aerial photography. A total of 57 photos have been chosen from the company’s extensive archive for the year. More precisely, the highlights were “curated from 88 photographers, 112 stories, and nearly 2 million photographs,” National Geographic stated. One photo portrays a beekeeper ascending a 100-foot bamboo ladder in Nepal to retrieve honey. Another example shows a Belize tourist’s close encounter with a massive gray whale.
View select photos above and head over to National Geographic’s official website to see more photos and the intimate stories that accompany them.