Celebrating World Photography Day with Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year

WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY, Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 1st place: View of Lake Bondhus in Norway, and in the background of the Bondhus Glacier, part of the Folgefonna Glacier

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2011 #1 with 143 votes in Final. A view of the lake Bondhus in Norway. In the background a view of the Bondhus Glacier as a part of the Folgefonna GlacierView of Lake Bondhus in Norway, and in the background of the Bondhus Glacier, part of the Folgefonna Glacier. Photo #1 by Alchemist-hp (www.pse-mendelejew.de)

Wolrd Photography Day -- Self portrait of Tracy Caldwell Dyson in the Cupola module of the International Space Station observing the Earth below during Expedition 24

#2 – 118 votes in Final; Self portrait of Tracy Caldwell Dyson in the Cupola module of the International Space Station observing the Earth below during Expedition 24. Photo #2 by Tracy Caldwell Dyson / NASA

Wikimedia Commons #3 picture of the year 2011 -- World photography day Cueva de los Verdes, Canary Islands, Spain. Reflection on water

#3 – 57 votes in Final; Cueva de los Verdes, Canary Islands, Spain. Reflection on water. Photo #3 by Luc Viatour (Lviatour)

#4 – 54 votes in Final; Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris), Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada -- World Photography Day

#4 – 54 votes in Final was a tie; Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris), Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada. Photo #4 by Simon Pierre Barrette (Cephas)

World Photography Day celebrates Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2011 -- #4 – 54 votes in Final; Portrait of the common wasp Vespula vulgaris depicting the characteristic head markings

#4 – 54 votes in Final; Portrait of the common wasp Vespula vulgaris depicting the characteristic head markings. Photo #5 by Tim Evison, from Denmark (Tpe)

World Photography Day -- #5 – 46 votes in Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Final; Grandidier’s Baobab, picture taken near Morondava, Madagascar

#5 was also a tie – 46 votes in Final; Grandidier’s Baobab, picture taken near Morondava, Madagascar. Photo #6 by Bernard Gagnon (Bgag)

World Photography Day celebrates Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year 2011 Winners  -- # 5 – 46 votes in Final; A SNCF TGV Duplex trainset is crossing the Cize - Bolozon viaduct over the Ain river. The viaduct is part of the Haut-Bugey line, which was reopened in December 2010 for TGV services between Geneva and Paris

# 5 – 46 votes in Final; A SNCF TGV Duplex trainset is crossing the Cize – Bolozon viaduct over the Ain river. The viaduct is part of the Haut-Bugey line, which was reopened in December 2010 for TGV services between Geneva and Paris. Photo #7 by David Gubler (Kabelleger / bahnbilder.ch)

World Photography Day celebrate with Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winners -- creative commons license celebrated

#6 – 39 votes in Final; CargoNet Di 12 “Euro 4000” (road number 312 006) plowing through snow drifts at about 100 km/h. The train is an intermodal freight train from Bodø towards Trondheim. The picture was taken on the Saltfjellet between Lønsdal and Bolna, Norway. Photo #8 by David Gubler (Kabelleger / bahnbilder.ch)

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winners for 2011: #7 – 37 votes in Final; Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium, World Photography Day

#7 – 37 votes in Final; Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium. Photo #9 by Luc Viatour (Lviatour)

World Photography Day celebrated by Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winners for 2011 -- #8 – 35 votes in Final; Vicuña, one of two wild South American camelids. In the background the point on the Earth's surface that is farthest from the Earth's center, Chimborazo volcano - Ecuador

#8 – 35 votes in Final; Vicuña, one of two wild South American camelids. In the background the point on the Earth’s surface that is farthest from the Earth’s center, Chimborazo volcano – Ecuador. Photo #10 by David Torres Costales (Dabit100)

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winners -- #10 – 32 votes in Final; Si-o-se Pol, also called the Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge, in Isfahan, Iran. It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design -- Wolrd Photography Day

#10 – 32 votes in Final; Si-o-se Pol, also called the Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge, in Isfahan, Iran. It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design. Photo #11 by Reza Haji-Pour (Reza H.)

#11 – 31 votes in Final; Saint Petersburg Mosque. Maiolica of portal, in the form of Muqarnas -- Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year to celebrate World Photography Day --  Thank you to photographers with creative commons license

#11 – 31 votes in Final; Saint Petersburg Mosque. Maiolica of portal, in the form of Muqarnas. Photo #12 by Сподаренко Юрий Степанович (Canes)

#12 – 29 votes in Final; Castle Neuschwanstein, Bavaria, Germany

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winner #12 was another tie with 29 votes in Final; Castle Neuschwanstein, Bavaria, Germany. Photo #13 by Wladyslaw (Taxiarchos228)

World Photography Day -- Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2011 winner #12 – 29 votes in Final; Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting on escobilla, Oaxaca, Mexico

#12 – 29 votes in Final; Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting on escobilla, Oaxaca, Mexico. Photo #14 by Claudio Giovenzana (longwalk.it)

Into the Jaws of Death

The last moments of soldiers’ lives. #13 – 28 votes in Final; A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division wading onto Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944. American soldiers encountered the newly formed German 352nd Division when landing. During the initial landing two thirds of the Company E became casualties. Photo #15 by Robert F. Sargent, Chief Photographer’s Mate (CPHoM) of the United States Coast Guard

#13 – 28 votes in Picture of the Year Final; A nearly full moon sets as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop Launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 11, 2009

#13 – 28 votes in Final; A nearly full moon sets as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop Launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 11, 2009. Photo #16 by Bill Inglais / NASA

#14 – 26 votes in Final Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year; The Atacama Dry lake, in Chile. At the horizon, the Licancabur volcano

#14 – 26 votes in Final; The Atacama Dry lake, in Chile. At the horizon, the Licancabur volcano. Photo #17 by Francesco Mocellin (Home Wiki)

#15 – 25 votes in Final; Eilean Donan Castle, as viewed from the south-east at sunrise

#15 – 25 votes in Final; Eilean Donan Castle, as viewed from the south-east at sunrise. Photo #18 by David Iliff (Diliff)

#16 – 23 votes in Final; A hot air balloon being inflated before air trip over Cappadocia, central Turkey, as seen from inside

Another Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year tie at #16 – 23 votes in Final; A hot air balloon being inflated before air trip over Cappadocia, central Turkey, as seen from inside. Photo #19 by Benh Lieu Song (Benh)

#16 – 23 votes in Final; Pollination by a bee, Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2011 -- World Photography Day celebrate creative commons license

#16 – 23 votes in Final; Pollination by a bee. Photo #20 by Louise Docker (aussiegall)

A snowy ski lift on top of Åreskutan, Sweden

Snowpocalypse? No. #16 – 23 votes in Final; A Snowy Ski lift on top of Åreskutan, in Sweden. Photo #21 by Anders Carlsson (andersc77)

#18 – 19 votes in Final; Himeji Castle, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Three-way tie at #18 with 19 votes in Final; Himeji Castle, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Photo #22 by Bernard Gagnon (Bgag)

#18 – 19 votes in Final; Two boys at the beach. One is buried in the sand and the other is bending forward while holding the other's head

#18 – 19 votes in Final; Two boys at the beach. One is buried in the sand and the other is bending forward while holding the other’s head. Photo #23 by Böhringer Friedrich (Böhringer)

#18 – 19 votes in Final; A Hubble Space Telescope image of the R136 super star cluster, near the center of the 30 Doradus Nebula, also known as the Tarantula Nebula or NGC 2070

#18 – 19 votes in Final; A Hubble Space Telescope image of the R136 super star cluster, near the center of the 30 Doradus Nebula, also known as the Tarantula Nebula or NGC 2070. Photo #24 by R. O’Connell / NASA

#19 – 18 votes in Final; A Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium

#19 – 18 votes in Final; A Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium. Photo #25 by Luc Viatour (Lviatour)

#19 – 18 votes in Final; One of the Maid of the Mist tour boats approaching the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls

#19 – 18 votes in Final; One of the Maid of the Mist tour boats approaching the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Photo #26 by Saffron Blaze

World Photography Day, Creative Commons License, Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winners #20 – 17 votes in Final; El Golfo Beach in Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Spain)

#20 – 17 votes in Final; El Golfo Beach in Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Spain). Photo #27 by Luc Viatour (Lviatour)

Picture of the Year winners from Wikimedia Commons, creative commons license photographers, World Photography Day -- #20 – 17 votes in Final; El Golfo Beach in Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Spain)

#20 – 17 votes in Final; A mountain massif of Flakstadøya island backgrounding the road (Fylkesvei 807) to Nusfjord village, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway in 2010 September. For example, there are such summits as Stjernhauet, Stjerntinden, Bjørntinden and Sautinden either visible or nonvisible due to the cloud situation. Photo #28 by Simo Räsänen (Ximonic)

bizarre creative commons license photographs, picture of the year winners, world photography day -- #21 – 16 votes in Final; Écorché (with mummification) of a horse and his rider - Museum Fragonard of the National Veterinarian High School of Alfort, in Maisons-Alfort, France. The technique used is still partially unknown

#21 – 16 votes in Final; Écorché (with mummification) of a horse and his rider, (detail), made between 1766 & 1771 by the french anatomist Honoré Fragonard (1732-1799). Museum Fragonard of the National Veterinarian High School of Alfort, in Maisons-Alfort, France. The technique used is still partially unknown. Photo #29 by Jebulon (French Wikipedia)

#22 – 15 votes in Final; Panoramic picture of Rätikon mountain range in Austria, near the border of Switzerland, with Austrian Alpine Club hut Tilisunahütte on the left

#22 – 15 votes in Final; Panoramic picture of Rätikon mountain range in Austria, near the border of Switzerland, with Austrian Alpine Club hut Tilisunahütte on the left. Photo #30 by Böhringer Friedrich (Böhringer)

#23 – 14 votes in Final; Broad view of Hurricane Isabel captured from ISS -- Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winner

#23 – 14 votes in Final; Broad view of Hurricane Isabel captured from ISS. Photo #31 by Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences & Image Analysis Laboratory of Johnson Space Center / NASA

#24 – 11 votes in Final; Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year winner

#24 – 11 votes in Final; Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska. Photo #32 by Richard Moore (Sbork)

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