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 pictures.
* 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.
Congratulations to the winners of the contest and thanks for creating
these beautiful pictures 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
by Prasan Shrestha
2. In second place, 299 people voted for File:Etipoia Banna tribe
by WAVRIK <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:WAVRIK>
3. In third place, 292 people voted for File:Pillars of Creation
taken by the James Webb Space Telescope (NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI);
image processing by Joseph DePasquale (STScI), Anton M. Koekemoer
(STScI), Alyssa Pagan (STScI)
View those pictures and remaining results on-wiki
Thanks as well to all the voters that participated the process.
- The Commons Picture of the Year committee
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