Monks at Labrang Monastery, China (Art Wolfe, Photos From The Edge)
List Words : Graeme Green | 23 December

12 of our favourite astonishing photos from 2016

From the cutest animals to astronomical marvels and the best of travel photography, we've seen some astonishingly beautiful photos in 2016. Here's a small selection of the very best


 

Dani Caxete (Spain) - Man on the Moon (Runner Up - People & Spaces)

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Snow pounce (Richard Peters)

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Monks at Labrang Monastery, China (Art Wolfe, Photos From The Edge)

Click here for Interview with Art Wolfe

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The alley cat by Nayan Khanolkar (Winner, Urban category of Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

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Panda Pampering, Yunnan Province, China (Adam Dean/Panos Pictures)

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Cheetahs (Suzi Eszterhaus/MP/FLPA)

Click here for Cutest Animal Babies: Gallery

 

Torii Gate, Study 2, Shosanbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. 2014 (Michael Kenna)

Click here for Interview with Michael Kenna

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Brendon Jennings / Remembering Elephants

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Gotthard Pass: the Devil’s Bridge (Michael Blann)

Click here for Michael Blann’s 5 most epic cycling climbs in Europe

 

Burning Man (Eric Bouvet, 2012. Courtesy galerie HEGOA)

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Barb stallion on the beach, Bouznika, Morocco (Tony Stromberg / teNeues)

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Cliff Beach on Lewis (Chris Orange / Dreamstime)

Click here for Chris Orange’s 5 favourite Remote Britain locations

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Would you like to make a living as a travel photographer? Or to get a new hobby? Or brush up on your skills?

Wanderlust is running amazing Adventure Multimedia Seminars on travel photography, as well as travel writing, adventure filmmaking, blogging, making films on your iPhone and more at the Adventure Travel Show on January 21 and 22, 2017 at London Olympia. 

See www.adventureshow.com/multimedia-seminars for details and tickets. Book your place now to avoid disappointment.