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  Picture of the Year 2012
   The Seventh Annual Wikimedia Commons POTY Contest

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Here we use POTD caption system for POTY finalists captions. If there is a POTD with no caption in your language, please click the "POTD" link and make it in Template:Potd/YYYY-MM-DD (lang code)!

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Ponte Vasco da Gama 25.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-10 Template:Potd/2013-03#10 Merging in the mist - Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal.
Darvasa gas crater panorama crop.jpg Template:Potd/2013-02-08 Template:Potd/2013-02#08 Door to Hell, a burning natural gas field in Derweze, Turkmenistan.
Magnificent CME Erupts on the Sun - August 31.jpg Template:Potd/2012-10-31 Template:Potd/2012-10#31 On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the Sun's atmosphere, the Corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT.
Bos grunniens at Yundrok Yumtso Lake.jpg Template:Potd/2012-12-06 Template:Potd/2012-12#06 Yak near Yamdrok lake, Tibet. It is a long-haired bovinae found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia.
Park zamkowy w Pszczynie 03promykjck.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-19 Template:Potd/2013-03#19 Heritage castle park in Pszczyna, Poland.
Eilean Donan Castle Panorama.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-15 Template:Potd/2013-04#15 Panoramic view of Eilean Donan Castle in the western Highlands of Scotland.
SNCF TGV PSE Viaduc de Cize - Bolozon.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-04 Template:Potd/2013-04#04 A SNCF TGV PSE trainset is crossing the Cize–Bolozon viaduct over the Ain river.
Ruhrtalbruecke-Sonnenuntergang.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-07 Template:Potd/2013-04#07 The bridge "Mintarder Ruhrtalbrücke" in Mülheim an der Ruhr is an impressive landmark in the Ruhr valley connecting the cities Düsseldorf and Essen through a motorway.
Šmarjetna gora 03.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-12 Template:Potd/2013-03#12 Šmarjetna gora, view towards Škofja Loka, Slovenia.
Ara ararauna Luc Viatour.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-09 Template:Potd/2013-03#09 Blue-and-yellow Macaw in flight (Ara ararauna).
Niagara falls - Winter - Prospect point view at night.jpg Template:Potd/2012-04-30 Template:Potd/2012-04#30 Prospect Point night view of the Niagara Falls, in winter.
Tarvasjõgi.jpg Template:Potd/2013-01-29 Template:Potd/2013-01#29 Tarvasjõgi, Kõrvemaa Nature Park, Estonia.
Cervus elaphus Luc Viatour 5.jpg Template:Potd/2012-05-06 Template:Potd/2012-05#06 Cervus elaphus.
Glühlampe explodiert.jpg Template:Potd/2013-02-27 Template:Potd/2013-02#27 High-speed photography of a light bulb shot with an airsoft pistol (positioned right of the lamp).
Arlington Row Bibury.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-29 Template:Potd/2013-04#29 Arlington Row, Bibury, built in 1380 as a monastic wool store. The buildings were converted into weaver cottages in the 17th century.
Aurora borealis above Storfjorden and the Lyngen Alps in moonlight, 2012 March.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-17 Template:Potd/2013-03#17 A wide view over Storfjorden (a part of Lyngen fjord) in a winter night with some Aurora borealis running across the sky.
Sunrise apollo side.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-18 Template:Potd/2013-04#18 The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Side, Antalya, Turkey.
Endeavour silhouette STS-130.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-08 Template:Potd/2013-03#08 The silhouette of space shuttle Endeavour seen against Earth's colorful horizon during shuttle mission STS-130
Tiger-2.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-01 Template:Potd/2013-03#01 Swimming Malayan Tiger in Dortmund zoological garden.
Phra Nang beach panorama edit.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-28 Template:Potd/2013-03#28 Panorama of Phra Nang beach in Railay Bay, Krabi, Thailand. News Photo 120723-F-HA794-089 - A U.S. Air Force firefighter sprays water at the fire of a simulated C-130 Hercules plane crash during operational readiness exercise Beverly.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-03 Template:Potd/2013-03#03 A U.S. Air Force firefighter sprays water at the fire of a simulated C-130 Hercules plane crash during operational readiness exercise Beverly.
Water drop 001.jpg Template:Potd/2012-04-26 Template:Potd/2012-04#26 Wassertropfen.
Athene cunicularia 20110524 02.jpg Template:Potd/2012-11-24 Template:Potd/2012-11#24 Five burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia).
Pair of Merops apiaster feeding.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-05 Template:Potd/2013-03#05 European Bee-eater, Ariège, France. The female (in front) awaits the offering which the male will make.
RhB ABe 8-12 Allegra between Lagalb and Ospizio Bernina.jpg Template:Potd/2013-02-26 Template:Potd/2013-02#26 RhB ABe 8/12 "Allegra" multiple unit with a local train to Tirano in the grade between Bernina Lagalb and Ospizio Bernina.
Tschanüff gegen Piz Spadla.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-25 Template:Potd/2013-03#25 Tschanüff castle, in the background parts of the Piz Spadla mountain, in Switzerland.
Fleur de givre L.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-20 Template:Potd/2013-03#20 Frost, Lajoux, Jura, France.
Schneeräumung Saltfjell.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-16 Template:Potd/2013-03#16 Snowplow working in the strong winds on the Saltfjell in Norway.
Pilea involucrata, Jardín Botánico, Múnich, Alemania 2012-04-21, DD 02.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-11 Template:Potd/2013-03#11 Pilea involucrata, Botanic Garden of Munich, Germany.
Obertilliach Pfarrkirche St Ulrich 04.jpg Template:Potd/2013-03-04 Template:Potd/2013-03#04 Roman Catholic parish church Saint Ulrich in Obertilliach, East Tyrol (Osttirol).
Final Trophee Monal 2012 n08.jpg Template:Potd/2012-05-04 Template:Potd/2012-05#04 Final of the Challenge Réseau Ferré de France–Trophée Monal 2012 (épée world cup tournament in Paris): Diego Confalonieri (left) and Fabian Kauter (right).
Reflet-tour-Eiffel-Paris-Luc-Viatour.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-20 Template:Potd/2013-04#20 Reflection of the Eiffel Tower in a puddle of water, Paris, France.
Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata).JPG Template:Potd/2013-03-13 Template:Potd/2013-03#13 A Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata), Seattle Aquarium, USA
Champ de Mars from the Eiffel Tower - July 2006 edit.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-25 Template:Potd/2013-04#25 A two segment panorama of Champ de Mars from the Eiffel Tower.
Måbødalen, 2011 August.jpg Template:Potd/2013-04-02 Template:Potd/2013-04#02 A wide evening view to Måbødalen in Eidfjord municipality, Hordaland, Norway, in 2011 August.
Manhattan from Weehawken, NJ.jpg Template:Potd/2012-09-11 Template:Potd/2012-09#11 Midtown Manhattan as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey
Vespa crabro head 01.jpg
Template:Potd/2013-03-27 Template:Potd/2013-03#27 European hornet (Vespa crabro). Studio shot. Animal originating from a meadow at Weingarten near Karlsruhe, Germany.
Acueducto de Segovia 01.jpg
Template:Potd/2013-01-22 Template:Potd/2013-01#22 Roman Aqueduct of Segovia, Spain, at dusk. This image won the second prize in Wiki Loves Monuments 2012.
Lophius piscatorius MHNT.jpg
Template:Potd/2013-03-24 Template:Potd/2013-03#24 The angler (Lophius piscatorius), complete skeleton. Locality: North Atlantic Ocean.
Power 8 mandelbulb fractal overview.jpg
Template:Potd/2013-04-03 Template:Potd/2013-04#03 Mandelbulb image rendered with volumetric rendering and global illumination algorithms in the Corona ray tracer.
Macroglossum stellatarum01(js).jpg
Template:Potd/2013-04-06 Template:Potd/2013-04#06 Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Macroglossum stellatarum) and verbena flowers, Lodz, Poland
Grant DeVolson Wood - American Gothic.jpg
Template:Potd/2012-07-05 Template:Potd/2012-07#05 Digitized images of the original painting American Gothic that Grant DeVolson Wood, created in 1930 and sold to the Art Institute of Chicago in November of the same year
Abondance Louis Petitot Pont Carrousel Paris-CN.jpg
Template:Potd/2012-04-11 Template:Potd/2012-04#11 Abundantia, by Louis Petitot, 1846, Pont du Carrousel, Paris.
Line integral of scalar field.gif
Template:Potd/2013-04-11 Template:Potd/2013-04#11 Line integral of a scalar field, f. The area under the curve C, traced on the surface defined by z = f(x,y), is the value of the integral.