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Evolution of a Tornado: Composite of eight images shot in sequence as a tornado formed in Kansas.
Attribution: JasonWeingart / CC BY-SA 4.0
Tornado formed north of Minneola, Kansas on May 24, 2016.
This prolific supercell went on to produce at least 12 tornadoes and at times had two and even three tornadoes on the ground at once.
Note: This file is a featured picture since January 2018 on Wikimedia Commons, and was therefore part of the POTY 2018 voting.
Attribution: Kabelleger / David Gubler (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Attribution: Danielarapava (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#4: Traditional sulfur extraction at the Ijen volcano complex.
Attribution: Candra Firmansyah (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#5: Washare from the Hamer tribe in Logara, near Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia.
Attribution: Alfred Weidinger via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
#6: Cat playing with a lizard.
Attribution: Basile Morin (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#7: Look of ringed seal (Pusa hispida).
Attribution: Кирилл Уютнов (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#8: Macro photography of natural snowflake.
Attribution: Alexey Kljatov (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#9: Total solar eclipse.
Attribution: Michael S Adler (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#11: The cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral.
Attribution: Christopher JT Cherrington (CC BY-SA 4.0)
#12: Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) male feeding.
Attribution: Charles J Sharp (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Picture of the Year 2018 Results
The 2018 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results:
In both rounds, people voted for their favorite media files.
- In the first round, there were 963 candidate images.
- In the second round, people voted for the 57 finalists (the R1 top 30 overall and top 2 in each category).
In the second round – the “three votes” was used – eligible users could vote for up to 3 finalists – each of these 3 votes counted equal. There were 2983 people who voted in R1 and 3496 who voted in round R2.
We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful media files and sharing them as freely licensed content:
- 439 people voted for the winner, File:Evolution of a Tornado.jpg.
- In second place, 361 people voted for File:FCAB EMD GT22CU-3 San Pedro - Ascotan.jpg.
- In third place, 356 people voted for File:Frostedbubble2.jpg.
We also sincerely thank to all voters for participating. We invite you to continue to participate in the Wikimedia Commons community by sharing your work.Thanks,
the Picture of the Year committee