VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 15 Aug 2015

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Welcome to the “Best Photo of the Week” competition showcasing and celebrating the of Planet Earth.

Voting is easy and lots of fun. First click an image and browse through the slideshow.

Then select the three images you like best of all and click the VOTE button at the bottom of the page.


Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) perched on the tundra in Nome, Alaska – Photo by Glenn Bartley


After registering your vote you will be able to see the current status of the voting.

Please leave any comments you might have at the bottom of this page. Voting will remain open for 6 days after which the results will be published.


The next competition starts on 29 Aug 2015
Winning photos will be featured on our banner
Upload Your Photo Here


Conditions of Entry

  • You have read and agree to the Terms of Service
  • You confirm that the photo copyright belongs to you.
  • The photo title and descriptive fields must be completed.
  • Photos in frames or with colored borders are not allowed.
  • Photos of pets, captive or domestic animals are not allowed.
  • Photos not in accordance with conditions of use may be excluded.
  • Winning photos will also be featured on our blog’s rotating banner.
  • Images should not be duplicated by uploading into more than one gallery.
  • Composite photos created by superimposing two or more separate photos not allowed.



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Ken Billington

Thanks for the feedback, Iain – As a photographer I agree wholeheartedly with you. If we were to limit voting to technically qualified persons only, some of the fun would somehow be lost. Also my wife would be disqualified from voting, and she always votes for owls or puffins! at the end of the day the competition is intended to be light-hearted. Hope you will appreciate and bear with the popular voting tendencies!

Iain Gibson

Great site and very good at presenting excellent pictures and issues, but… I've got so say I'm often disappointed that, in my judgement and opinion, too many votes are cast for the most colourful birds or insects rather than the technical or artistic skill in taking the photograph, or even moreso the degree of difficulty or hard work involved in obtaining the shot. The usual winners turn out to be the "old favourites" like kingfishers, puffins, or dramatic large raptors and mammals. Rarer high quality photographs don't seem to figure as highly as they should, apart from the occasional dramatic… Read more »

Susan Lee

All the photos are quite wonderful! As always it is nearly impossible to choose only so-few.