AFP/Getty Images photo by Tim Sloan
December 4, 2009
German Vinzent Raintung, 8, one of the winners of the international photography competition See the Bigger Picture," poses with his award and his prize during the awards ceremony at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC. Eight young photographers, ages 7-16, were selected as winners in a contest aimed to raise awareness of The Green Wave Initiative, a global campaign to educate youth about biodiversity. The contest attracted entries from 99 countries.