The votes for the National Geographic 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest are in.
The prestigious grand prize went to Sergio Tapiro Velasco of Mexico for his hauntingly captivating image of a lightning strike, shooting from a volcano’s ash cloud.
Velasco’s picture grabbed first place in the nature category as well.
More info: nationalgeographic.com
Pictured Below: Grand Prize Winner: The Power Of Nature, Rancho De Aguirre, Colima, Mexico