PICS: Competition is stiff for 2018 NatGeo Travel Photographer of the Year contest

'Standing a boy' by Satomi Kikuchi for the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest - which is still open for entries.
'Standing a boy' by Satomi Kikuchi for the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest - which is still open for entries.
Satomi Kikuchi

Cape Town - The 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest has launched and is presently accepting entries - and so far the competition is pretty stiff!

SEE PICS: Spectacular shots emerge as NatGeo 2017 Nature Photo contest draws to an end

If you wish to enter, or haven't yet - get snapping and swing on over to their competition entry page here to toss your photo into the bucket with your fingers tightly crossed.

CHECK OUT SOME OF LAST YEAR'S PICS: Wild and wonderful shots as NatGeo 2017 nature photo contest hits final stretch

Check out these 10 images from week one that prove just how close the competition already is:

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