As you can see from the photo above, the winner was "Wintry Sun" which appeared here a few weeks ago.
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Mossley Hall" which also appeared in December. The short list was determined from the clicks on the 5-star rating system at the bottom of each post, so it wasn't a matter of people having short memories!
It does seem, however, a lot of you like photographs that include snow, as both the previous Photos of the Year, for 2008 and 2009, have been snow scenes!
Thanks to all of you who voted. Not many voted through the Comments here but, luckily, plenty of people voted through the Discussion Board.
If you see a photo that you like during 2011, please remember to click on the 5-star voting application at the end of the post, to help that photo towards being shortlisted for the next Photo of the Year!
Click here to view thumbnails for all participants.
A Happy New Year to you all!