A new competition by photography app Agora has brought together some of the finest travel snaps from around the world – from the rocky crags of Arizona to the serene sandy beaches of the Philippines.

The 13,685 entries have now been whittled down to just 50 finalists. Here are our favourite shots…

1. 'Incredible moments' by @rakia10 – Seceda, Italy


2. ‘Waterfalls are the best’ by @kostaki_p – Krimml Waterfalls, Austria


3. ‘An incredible evening in New Mexico’ by @jamesxtheo – Shiprock, New Mexico


4. ‘Anchored’ by @benskaar – Narvik, Norway


5. ‘Epic view’ by @filippobellisola – Madeira, Portugal


6. ‘American Road Trip’ by @_kennyc – Red Canyon, Utah


7. ‘Exploring the ice cave’ by @danrose – Eiskapelle, Germany


8. ‘Freeway’ by @obra19 – Subic Bay, Philippines


9. ‘Just do it’ by @seniorkeke – Banff, Canada


10. ‘Mountain views’ by @johandroneadventures – Slovenia


11. ‘Out of darkness’ by @davide_sak – Lago Nambino, Italy


12. ‘One of the best vistas’ by @careless_wandering – Horseshoe Bend, Arizona


13. ‘Ruta nacional 3’ by @franciscopaez – Ushuaia, Argentina


14. ‘Past, present and future’ by @alvarovaliente – Palawan, Philippines


15. ‘Roadtrippin through the winding roads’ by @gloomicious – Black Forest, Germany


16. ‘Snowshoeing’ by @ghislainfave – Mercantour National Park, France


17. ‘Sometimes the best part of travels is the journey’ by @leemumford8 – Sri Lanka


18. ‘The Taj’ by @globetravelphotography – Agra, India


19. ‘Viajar’ by @jordisark – Bali, Indonesia


20. ‘To the Top’ by @yurysychev – Russia