Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the ninth edition of Picture of
the Year competition is now open.
Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on
Commons during the year 2014 to produce a single Picture of the Year.
Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the
international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered
in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant
shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical
images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive
human portraits, and so much more.
For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topical categories.
Two rounds of voting will be held:
In the first round, you may vote for as many images as you like. The top 30
overall and the most popular image in each category will continue to the
In the final round, you may vote for three images (first vote is counted as
3 points, the second as 2 and the third as 1 point.) to become the Picture
of the Year
Round 1 will end on 31 January 2015. To vote, visit
on behalf of Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee