National Geographic’s photography competition for kids has been won by a shot of a grasshopper eating a sunflower leaf by 13-year-old Senne Mensink from the Netherlands. The international and US competitions attracted nearly 18,000 entries, displaying a child’s perspective of the world
The grand prize winner is Senne Mensink, 13, from the Netherlands with this shot of a grasshopper eating a leaf.
The overall prize winner in the US is 12-year-old Logan Wagner with an image of the Mile High Swinging Bridge of Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina
Thirteen-year-old Chase Rodi from the US took first prize in the Weird But True category with a picture of the thermal pool at Yellowstone park
Runner-up, first place in Weird But True is 11-year-old Tadhg Verdier from Ireland, with this shot of his little sister
An iguana in Bali helped Julij Kopilović, age eight, from Slovenia, earn second runner-up in Amazing Animals
Henry Downing from the US was runner-up, first place in the Wild Vacation category with an image of the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Runner-up, first place in Dare to Explore is Radostina Georgieva Todorova, age eight, from Bulgaria with a picture of a tunnel
First place in the US Amazing Animals category went to nine-year-old Kathryn Kovacic from Georgia for her shot of a green tree snake
Madison Bell, eight, from Georgia won second place in the Wild Vacation category in the US with this picture of a kite surfer.
The international winner of Wild Vacation is Zhixuan Wu, 12, from China, with a shot of a child in a rice field
Twelve-year-old Emily Crofoot from California won second place in the US in the Dare To Explore category
A plane on the face of the moon won second place in Weird But True in the US for 13-year-old Madison Bell of Michigan
The international winner in Dare To Explore was Josephine Jennifer Tjahjadie, 11, from Indonesia with a shot of a lake