Buzz·Posted on Mar 7, 201225 Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsFor the past 9 years Smithsonian Magazine has been holding an annual photo contest. Here are 25 of this year's finalists. (via theantlantic.com).by Keenan RobertsBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. cdn.theatlantic.com Three fishermen in Inkle Lake by David Lazar. 2. cdn.theatlantic.com 50 toes by Nimai Ghosh. 3. cdn.theatlantic.com Blue Ice Cave by Jamie Scarrow. 4. cdn.theatlantic.com Where the soul meets the body by Laura Diliberto. 5. cdn.theatlantic.com Jabulani the elephant greeting his caretaker by Paula Durham. 6. cdn.theatlantic.com A White Collared Kingfisher (halcyon chloris) dives out of the water, after a quick afternoon dip in the Kinabatangan River, Borneo by C.S. Ling. 7. cdn.theatlantic.com The shadow strikes back by Tihomir Trichkov. 8. cdn.theatlantic.com Shrimp within vase sponge by William Goodwin. 9. cdn.theatlantic.com Brooklyn Bridge by Wayne Bennett. 10. cdn.theatlantic.com Teala above and below water by Bridget Bailey. 11. cdn.theatlantic.com Segways on tour in Valencia near a modern building by Marcel van Balken. 12. cdn.theatlantic.com The golden rock by David Lazar. 13. cdn.theatlantic.com The Kara women are the backbone of the tribe by photographer Nicholas Wiesnet. 14. cdn.theatlantic.com Forgotten office by Robyn Meyer. 15. cdn.theatlantic.com Moonrise over Northern Lights by Ben Hattenbach. 16. cdn.theatlantic.com Everything will be all right by Brian Day. 17. cdn.theatlantic.com Behind the blue by Paolo Patruno. 18. cdn.theatlantic.com Wanting to see her big brother during his baseball game by Stephanie Fox. 19. cdn.theatlantic.com Neighborly dispute by Donald Montemorra. 20. cdn.theatlantic.com The diversity of ordinary life by Branko Stojanovic. 21. cdn.theatlantic.com Ranch dog taking a break from work by Jamie Illian. 22. cdn.theatlantic.com Steam from Mammoth Hot Springs by Steven Ross. 23. cdn.theatlantic.com Color palettes by Janwalai Kusuwan. 24. cdn.theatlantic.com King Penguins by Jamie Scarrow. 25. cdn.theatlantic.com A homeless boy sleeping inside the train by Budi Prakasa.