National Geographic a desemnat cele mai bune fotografii din 2017. Din aproape 2 milioane lucrări trimise, juriul a ales 57 de fotografii care au caracterizat în mai mare măsură anul 2017. 

La concurs au participat 88 de fotografi, care au conturat în aproape 2 milioane de fotografii 112. Juriul National Geographic a selectat numai 57 de poze uimitoare, pline de viață, culori și istorii și le-a desemnat drept câștigătoare. Concursul a fost împărțit în 4 categorii: viața sălbatică, aeriene, peisaje și subacvatic. 01-best-18NineLives_2048.adapt_.1190.1 02-best-baja-marine-park-one.adapt_.1900.1 03-best-17-gelada-baboons-monkeys-guassa-ethiopia-evening-running-cliffs.adapt_.1900.1 04-best-7-scottish-moors-deer-forest-antlers-estate-stalking.adapt_.1190.1 05-best-changinggirlhood06.adapt_.1190.1 06-best-nenets-evgenia-girl-dog.adapt_.1190.1 07-best-27-making-massacre.adapt_.1190.1 08-best-23-firefly-fields-mexico.adapt_.1190.1 09-best-hooked-addiction-korea-gaming.adapt_.1190.1 10-best-30-unaccompanied-minors-refugees.adapt_.1190.1 11-best-01-making-massacre.adapt_.1190.1 12-best-05_philippine_drug_war.adapt_.1190.1 13-best-trees-neem-tree-varanasi-india.adapt_.1190.1 14-best-12-sanitation-andrea-bruce.adapt_.1190.1 15-best-under-antarctica-emperor-penguins.adapt_.1190.1 16-best-09-gelada-baboons-huddle-ethiopia-guassa-grass.adapt_.1190.1 17-best-galapagos-nature-animals-marine-iguanas.adapt_.1190.1 18-best-trophy-hunting-mountain-lion.adapt_.945.1 19-best-BlueCentennial_11.adapt_.1190.1 20-best-kulung-honey-nepal-mauli.adapt_.1190.1 21-best-lies-lyring-research-child-development.adapt_.1190.1 22-best-pterosaur-fossils-flying-reptiles1.adapt_.945.1 23-best-30-dispatch-cook-stoves.adapt_.1190.1 24-best-hummingbirds-flight-tunnel-wind.adapt_.1190.1 25-best-okavango-delta-hippo-grazing-night.adapt_.1190.1 26-best-LittleCats_9.adapt_.1190.1 27-best-jaguar-trafficking-south-north-america-threats-8.adapt_.1190.1 28-best-crocodile-hunters-australia-conservation-30.adapt_.1190.1 29-best-dispatches-vitale-elephants07.adapt_.1190.1 30-best-17-giraffe-radio-collar.adapt_.1190.1 31-best-1-Rohingya_Migrants_MM8586_170210_08547.adapt_.1190.1 32-best-Widows_22.adapt_.1190.1 33-best-new-silk-road-registan-wedding-flowers-bride-groom-palace-tashkent-uzbekistan-celebration-cake.adapt_.1190.1 34-best-GirlsRising_11.adapt_.1190.1 35-best-masculinity_05.adapt_.1190.1 36-best-genderidentity_15.adapt_.885.1 37-best-03_gojali_pakistan.adapt_.885.1 38-best-birthofbooze03.adapt_.885.1 39-best-lies-lying-art-forgery-criminal.adapt_.1190.1 40-best-albinism-albinos-hindu-india.adapt_.1190.1 41-best-demilitarized-zone-south-korea-26.adapt_.1190.1 42-best-africa-tech-revolution-coding-technology-computers-apps-3.adapt_.1190.1 43-best-Venezuela_Web_Edit024.adapt_.1190.1 44-best-vaccines-improvise-clinic-truck-drc.adapt_.1190.1 45-best-sanitation-india-town.adapt_.1190.1 46-best-masculinity_01.adapt_.1190.1 47-best-15_philippine_drug_war.adapt_.1190.1 48-best-bible-archaeology-ethiopianbible-orthodox-easter-holy-sepulchre.adapt_.1190.1 49-best-fossey-gorillas-not-exist.adapt_.1190.1 50-best-14-macaque-ocean-sulawesi-reserve-beachside_CROPPED.adapt_.1190.1 51-best-under-antarctice-weddell-seal.adapt_.1190.1 52-best-BlueCentennial_18.adapt_.1190.1 53-best-baja-marine-parks-two-CROP.adapt_.1190.1 54-best-MM8380_140814_2684NEW.adapt_.1190.1 55-best-hooked-addiction-homeless-seattle.adapt_.1190.1 56-best-hummingbirds-rain-shaking.adapt_.1190.1 57-best-2-Rohingya_Migrants_MM8586_170205_00512.adapt_.1190.1