To award the dream prizes in the 20th Annual ISLANDS Photo Contest, the magazine's editors and our guest judge, Jad Davenport, went through selections from 3,400 images. In the video below, Jad critiques the images that won the grand prize and the first- through third-place honors. Listen to the winners themselves discuss their photos.
Enjoy this ultimate photo countdown, from No. 101 (the beach cow) to No. 1! To celebrate the winners of the Caribbean Travel + Life Photo Contest 2012, we've pulled together our all-time favorite reader photos from more than a decade of award-winning images. Which photos made the top 5? The 2012 winners, of course. Ready ... go!
Counting down from No. 101 (these curious monkeys on Bali) to No. 1 (who could it be?), these are the greatest winning photos of the ISLANDS Photo Contest. You'll see some surprises in this gallery, including the winner of our first-ever contest more than 20 years ago. Enter the ISLANDS Photo Contest 2013 now!