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  Picture of the Year
    The Sixth Annual Wikimedia Commons POTY Contest
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Round 1 results[edit]

No. Y/M-no Thumbnail Category number of votes[1] Statistics
Caption, credit & note
1 No.201101-39
Adansonia grandidieri04.jpg
Plants and fungi
Category #1
370(+1) Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Adansonia grandidieri04.jpg


Grandidier’s Baobab, picture taken near Morondava, Madagascar. (POTD)
Bernard Gagnon (User:Bgag)
False positive:Sympatico(+1)
2 No.201109-17
Lake Bondhus Norway 2862.jpg
Nature views
Category #1
352 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Lake Bondhus Norway 2862.jpg


A view of the lake Bondhus in Norway. In the background a view of the Bondhus Glacier as a part of the Folgefonna Glacier. (POTD)
Heinrich Pniok (Alchemist-hp /
3 No.201110-32
Tracy Caldwell Dyson in Cupola ISS.jpg
Category #1
274 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Tracy Caldwell Dyson in Cupola ISS.jpg


Self portrait of Tracy Caldwell Dyson in the Cupola module of the International Space Station observing the Earth below during Expedition 24. (POTD)
Tracy Caldwell Dyson (NASA)
4 No.201110-21
Snowy Åreskutan Ski lift.jpg
Category #1
269 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Snowy Åreskutan Ski lift.jpg


A snowy ski-lift on top of Åreskutan, in Sweden. (POTD)
Anders Carlsson (andersc77)
5 No.201108-61
Lanzarote 5 Luc Viatour.jpg
Nature views 246 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Lanzarote 5 Luc Viatour.jpg


Cueva de los Verdes, Canary Islands, Spain. Reflection on water. (POTD)
Luc Viatour (Lviatour)
6 No.201101-52
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland - Jan 2011.jpg
Category #1
225 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland - Jan 2011.jpg


Eilean Donan Castle, as viewed from the south-east at sunrise. (POTD)
David Iliff (Diliff)
7 No.201103-08
Space Shuttle Discovery under a full moon, 03-11-09.jpg
Vehicles 223 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Space Shuttle Discovery under a full moon, 03-11-09.jpg


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. (POTD)
Bill Inglais (NASA)
8 No.201107-20
Vespula vulgaris portrait.jpg
Category #1
221 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Vespula vulgaris portrait.jpg


Portrait of the common wasp Vespula vulgaris depicting the characteristic head markings. (POTD)
Tim Evison, from Denmark (Tpe)
9 No.201105-07
SNCF TGV Duplex Viaduc de Cize - Bolozon.jpg
Constructions 212 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/SNCF TGV Duplex Viaduc de Cize - Bolozon.jpg


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. (POTD)
David Gubler (Kabelleger /
10 No.201106-24
Diagrams and encyclopedic illustrations
Category #1
203 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Pi-unrolled-720.gif


Animation of the act of unrolling a circle's circumference, illustrating the ratio π. (POTD)
John Reid (edited version by MGTom)
11 No.201109-23
Salar de Atacama.jpg
Nature views 202 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Salar de Atacama.jpg


The Atacama Dry lake, in Chile. At the horizon, the Licancabur volcano. (POTD)
Francesco Mocellin (Home Wiki)
12 No.201110-06
Cervus elaphus Luc Viatour 3.jpg
Category #1
201 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Cervus elaphus Luc Viatour 3.jpg


Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium. (POTD)
Luc Viatour (Lviatour)
13 No.201111-48
CargoNet Di 12 Euro 4000 Lønsdal - Bolna.jpg
Vehicles 198 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/CargoNet Di 12 Euro 4000 Lønsdal - Bolna.jpg


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. (POTD)
David Gubler (Kabelleger /
14 No.201108-35
Tilisunahütte Panorama.jpg
Panoramic nature views
Category #1
196 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Tilisunahütte Panorama.jpg


Panoramic picture of Rätikon mountain range in Austria, near the border of Switzerland, with Austrian Alpine Club hut Tilisunahütte on the left. (POTD)
Böhringer Friedrich (Böhringer)
15 No.201112-33
Hurricane Isabel from ISS.jpg
Objects and miscellaneous
Category #1
189 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Hurricane Isabel from ISS.jpg


Broad view of Hurricane Isabel captured from ISS. (POTD)
Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences & Image Analysis Laboratory of Johnson Space Center (NASA)
16 No.201109-28
Plants and fungi 189 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Pollinationn.jpg


Pollination by a bee. (POTD)
Louise Docker (aussiegall)
17 No.201107-29
Cappadocia Balloon Inflating Wikimedia Commons.JPG
Vehicles 187 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Cappadocia Balloon Inflating Wikimedia Commons.JPG


A hot air balloon being inflated before air trip over Cappadocia, central Turkey, as seen from inside.. (POTD)
Benh Lieu Song (Benh)
18 No.201110-43
Grand star-forming region R136 in NGC 2070 (captured by the Hubble Space Telescope).jpg
Objects and miscellaneous 187 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/R136 HST 2009-12-15.jpg


Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/Caption/Caption36 HST 2009-12-15.jpg
Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/Credit/Credit36 HST 2009-12-15.jpg
19 No.201111-24
Мечеть Санкт-Петербурга. Майолика портала.jpg
Interiors and details
Category #1
187 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Мечеть Санкт-Петербурга. Майолика портала.jpg


Saint Petersburg Mosque. Maiolica of portal, in the form of Muqarnas. (POTD)
Сподаренко Юрий Степанович (Canes)
20 No.201107-01
Cistothorus palustris CT.jpg
Category #1
183 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Cistothorus palustris CT.jpg


Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris), Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada (POTD)
Simon Pierre Barrette (Cephas)
21 No.201108-48
Constructions 181 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Si-o-se-Pol.jpg


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. (POTD)
Reza Haji-Pour (Reza H.)
22 No.201101-60
Château de Himeji02.jpg
Category #1
180 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Château de Himeji02.jpg


Himeji Castle, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. (POTD)
Bernard Gagnon (Bgag)
23 No.201112-23
Kopfloser Böhringer.JPG
People 178 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Kopfloser Böhringer.JPG


Two boys at the beach. One is buried in the sand and the other is bending forward while holding the other's head. (Not a photo montage) (POTD)
Böhringer Friedrich (Böhringer)
24 No.201108-09
Hohenschwangau - Schloss Neuschwanstein1.jpg
Constructions 175 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Hohenschwangau - Schloss Neuschwanstein1.jpg


Castle Neuschwanstein, Bavaria, Germany. (POTD)
Wladyslaw (Taxiarchos228)
25 No.201104-13
Nusfjord road, 2010 09.jpg
Panoramic nature views 175 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Nusfjord road, 2010 09.jpg


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. (POTD)
Simo Räsänen (Ximonic)
26 No.201110-45
Into the Jaws of Death 23-0455M edit.jpg
People 174 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Into the Jaws of Death 23-0455M edit.jpg


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. (POTD)
Robert F. Sargent, Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHoM) of the United States Coast Guard
27 No.201110-26
Vicuña - Chimborazo, Ecuador.jpg
Mammals 174 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Vicuña - Chimborazo, Ecuador.jpg


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. (POTD)
David Torres Costales (Dabit100)
28 No.201109-43
Cervus elaphus Luc Viatour 1.jpg
Mammals 173 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Cervus elaphus Luc Viatour 1.jpg


A Red deer (Cervus elaphus), in Freyr forest, near Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium. (POTD)
Luc Viatour (Lviatour)
29 No.201109-12
Matanuska Glacier mouth.jpg
Nature views 173 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Matanuska Glacier mouth.jpg


Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska. (POTD)
Richard Moore (Sbork)
30 No.201108-22
Lanzarote 3 Luc Viatour.jpg
Nature views 172 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Lanzarote 3 Luc Viatour.jpg


El Golfo Beach in Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Spain). (POTD)
Luc Viatour (Lviatour)
31 No.201101-50
Turtle golfina escobilla oaxaca mexico claudio giovenzana 2010.jpg
Other animals
Category #1
172 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Turtle golfina escobilla oaxaca mexico claudio giovenzana 2010.jpg


Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting on escobilla, Oaxaca, Mexico (POTD)
Claudio Giovenzana (
32 No.201107-10
Maid of the Mist - pot-o-gold.jpg
Vehicles 170 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Maid of the Mist - pot-o-gold.jpg


One of the Maid of the Mist tour boats approaching the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. (POTD)
Saffron Blaze (Flickr)
45 No.201108-28
Panorama La Défense.jpg
Panoramic views
Category #1
156 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Panorama La Défense.jpg


The Paris business district of La Défense at night as seen from the Tour Défense 2000. (POTD)
Dimitri Destugues (French Wikipedia)
59 No.201101-55
Écorché cavalier Fragonard Alfort 1.jpg
Category #1
142 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Écorché cavalier Fragonard Alfort 1.jpg


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. (POTD)
Jebulon (French Wikipedia)
110 No.201106-30
Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, from C2RMF retouched.jpg
Non-photographic art
Category #1
111 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, from C2RMF retouched.jpg


The Mona Lisa. (POTD)
Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) - scanned by C2RMF, edited version by Derrick Coetzee (Dcoetzee)
111 No.201103-14
Pieter Brueghel the Elder - The Dutch Proverbs - Google Art Project.jpg
Non-photographic art
Category #1
111 Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/R1/Pieter Bruegel the Elder - The Dutch Proverbs - Google Art Project.jpg


Netherlandish Proverbs, oil-on-oak-panel painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (POTD)
Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/1530–1569) - edited version by Derrick Coetzee (Dcoetzee)


Top 32s and Category #1s
See : Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/Results/R1

List of voters[edit]

List of voters (1395)

See also:

List of nonvoters[edit]


  • 8991nirkirO - ineligible
  • Bhartia - ineligible

False positive:

  • Sympatico - eligible in frwp at the time of voting (renamed to fr:User:Wimmiden after voting; then new User:Sympatico was created automatically); voted for 3 files.

Acounts used in the test voting in example gallery

  • Blue, Green, Goldman, Srikant0609, Rillke, RillkeBot, Lehman
See also: MediaWiki talk:EnhancedPOTY.js#False positive

See also[edit]

See Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/Galleries/layout for the detail of each categories.

ALL - 2011-A (FP), 2011-B (FP)
Commons:Picture of the Year/2011/Galleries/table