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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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10. ‘Mountain views’ by @johandroneadventures – Slovenia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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