Greg Park / UGC
Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Our readers have submitted some stunning photos from around the world this year. We often get hundreds of submissions each week, and it's very hard to select just a few dozen to feature.
In order to showcase this year's best It's a Snap submissions, we rounded up 15 that won a gallery vote throughout the year. As you'll see below, these photos capture brilliant colors, amazing scenes and beautiful angles. There are majestic mountains, dramatic Western landscapes, impressive bodies of water and even a few animals. Scroll through this gorgeous set of images and vote for your favorite at the bottom.
Horseshoe Bend in Page, Ariz.
Andrea Ihlefeld / UGC
Jim Walker / UGC
Iguasu Falls, Argentina
Jeffrey Bower / UGC
Peter McIntosh / UGC
Chattahoochee National Forest, Ga.
Harry Pherson / UGC
Elakala Falls, Blackwater Falls State Park, W. Va.
Alex Sokolow / UGC
Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada
Chris Carr / UGC
Kihei beach, Maui, Hawaii
Michael Toma / UGC
Prairie lightning in Wyoming
David Bullock / UGC
Deer at Seven Mile Hill, The Dalles, Ore.
Tod Carroll / UGC
Glacier Bay, Alaska
Matthew Smith / UGC
Pelicans in Aruba
Jennifer Blom / UGC
Mount McKinley, Alaska
If you have photos you'd like to share, submit them for a chance to be featured in the weekly gallery by clicking here and scrolling down.
You can also join our It's A Snap Facebook community by clicking here, and share your photos with others.
Eds. note: It was brought to our attention that the photo of the Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park, Canada, may not belong to the reader who submitted it. Until we are able to confirm that it was published with the permission of the photographer, we have removed the photo from the post.