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Picture of the Year 2022

Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Little egret (Egretta garzetta) and Gadwell duck (Mareca strepera) in Taudaha Lake, near Katmandu, Nepal.

Attribution: Prasan Shrestha / CC-BY-SA 4.0

335 votes

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Announcement of the winners

Picture of the Year 2022 Results

Picture of the Year 2022

Dear Wikimedians,

The 2022 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 1102 candidate images.
  • In the second round, people voted for the 56 finalists (the R1 top 30 overall and top 2 in each category).

In the second round eligible users could vote for up to 3 finalists – each of these 3 votes counted equal. There were 2,386 eligible voters in R1, and 2,860 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:

  1. 335 people voted for the winner, File:Phalacrocorax carbo, Egretta garzetta and Mareca strepera in Taudha Lake.jpg.
  2. In second place, 299 people voted for File:Etipoia Banna tribe kids.jpg.
  3. In third place, 292 people voted for File:Pillars of Creation (NIRCam Image).jpg.

Click here to view the top images »

We also sincerely thank all voters for participating. We invite you to continue to participate in the Wikimedia Commons community by sharing your work.

the Picture of the Year committee