Beauty lies all around us, but capturing that beauty isnt always an easy task.

Thats why National Geographic created their famous photo contest and for their 24th annual Traveler Photo Contest, the entires have been beyond gorgeous.

The images were gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments.

The judges havent chosen the winners yet but here are some of the entries for you to enjoy.

So which one is your favorite?