/ by Jennie McGuirk

2012 National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest

Brooklyn photographer, Cedric Houin, wins the 2012 National Geographic traveller photo contest with his beautiful image of a Kyrgyz woman and daughter sewing together in a remote region of Afghanistan.

Photographers could submit images relating to four categories: travel portraits; outdoor scenes; sense of place and spontaneous moments.

Photo credits: Cedric Houin, Fred Han, Peter DeMarco, Lucia Griggi and winner of the viewers’ choice, Michelle Schantz with her image of a cabin illuminated by the Northern Lights in Finmmark, Norway.