What does an award-winning photograph look like? It can range from an captivating portrait of a family member to a moon-drenched landscape to movement captured at just the right time. Our 16th Annual Photo Contest is now open for submissions, and we’re looking for the best of the best.

Abandoned Beauty
by Daniele Giddens
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Abandoned pick up truck watching traffic
by C M Burt
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America’s First Subway
by Justin Hamel
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Lost dreams on the Gulf Coast. A shrimp boat from Hurricane Katrina still stands tall even though it’s been left behind.
by Todd Lambert
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Crystal Mill
by Erik Johnson
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more from the 16th Annual Photo Contest at Smithsonian