Finalists of the 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition announced

Six stunning photos have been selected as the finalists in the 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photography competition. The winner is due to be unvelied on Saturday, at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel show. One photo from each of the six categories—action, city, iconic, modern, natural, and people—has been selected to vie for the overall title, bringing together images of beautiful birds and famous clippers.

Pat Riddell, National Geographic Traveller's editor, was delighted by the number and quality of entries to the competition, which opened in September: 'Once again, we've had a great response to our annual photography competition, and the creativity and photographic quality has been fantastic. Thank you to all those who entered.'

Jonathan Carvajal: The Colour Run, Columbia (Action)

Lynda Cosgrave: Times Square in Blue (City)

David Stearne: Cutty Sark, Greenwich (Iconic)

Jenny Downing: Oslo's Opera House (Modern)

Jaimie MacArthur: Kingfisher in Norfolk (Nature)

George Turnbull: Girl at Angor Wat, Cambodia (People)