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Action Photography Contest Winners:
Round I

Photo: Snowboarding Tahoe

Presenting the first winners
in our Action Photography
by National Geographic
photographer Bill Hatcher.
Photo contest winners

Alive! Then & Now
Photo: Alive crash site

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Alive Escape Route Expedition Photo Gallery
Experience the retracing of the Alive escape trek, led by Ricardo Peña, with expedition photos from Contributing Editor James Vlahos.
Photo: Horses crossing river
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The journey to Valle de las Lágrimas continued on horseback. Excited by the spectacle of horses fording rapids, I shot pictures before, during, and after the crossings. Often I had to hold the camera above my head to keep it above the water's spray and fire blindly.
—Contributing Editor James Vlahos

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