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Beautiful Destinations

4808 Submissions
Curators: Monica C. Corcoran, Matt Adams

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Military Life

228 Submissions
Curator: Jeremy Lock

Previous Assignments


Your Outdoor Adventure

This assignment ran from Jul 1 - Jul 22, 2016
Curator: Keith Ladzinski
National Geographic Photographer


Ask a Local

This assignment ran from Jun 22 - Jul 6, 2016
Curator: Jeanne M Modderman
National Geographic Photo Producer


Voices of the Parks

This assignment ran from Jun 1 - Jun 24, 2016
Curator: Erika Larsen
National Geographic Photographer


Parks & Wildlife

This assignment ran from May 20 - Jun 10, 2016
Curator: Charlie Hamilton James
National Geographic Photographer


Pristine Seas

This assignment ran from May 2 - May 23, 2016
Curator: Enric Sala
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence

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