Three Excellent Photo Exhibits Not To Be Missed

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Three Excellent Photo Exhibits Not To Be Missed

There are three truly outstanding exhibitions of photography now at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. There is no charge for admission.

1) Nature's Best Photography Presents: Best of the Best. Windland Smith Rice International Awards
Location: Second Floor, Special Exhibits Hall
October 24, 2015 - Fall, 2016
Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photo exhibition. Selected from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe, this collection brings dramatic landscapes, exciting wildlife behavior, and surprising glimpses of Earth's icy peaks to mysterious ocean depths.
More than 100 large-format prints along with HD videos will take you on a thrilling journey from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian. Learn how to enter your own photography in the annual Awards.

2) National Geographic Into Africa: The Photography of Frans Lanting
Location: Second Floor, Special Exhibits Hall
June 4, 2015 - Summer, 2016
Take a personal journey into the wonders of wild Africa as seen through the lens of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting. Over the past three decades his images have created an enduring vision of the continent’s wildlife and wild places—and what is at stake.

3) Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
Location: First Floor, Special Exhibits Hall (near the Mammals Hall)
July 2, 2015 - April, 2017
Photographer Feodor Pitcairn and poet Ari Trausti Guðmundsson reveal a land of fire, ice, hardy life, and natural beauty. Experience the remote beauty of Iceland, a land sculpted by the elements and forged by active geologic activity.