If you are in Lijiang, Yunnan, China, Bus to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain to watch "Impression Lijiang". Enjoy a multi-ethnic Lijiang performance at metres above sea level. Photography by Dimitra Stasinopoulou for Smithsonian Magazine
Harbor seal near San Diego, California The award for Best Overall Photo in the 2013 contest went to this amazing snap by Kyle McBurnie. It shows a harbor seal swimming through a kelp forest off the shores of San Diego, Cali.