Geograph POTY2017 nominations up to Week 48

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Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   Weekly winners outlined in red. Compilation copyright © December 2017 Keith Edkins, images © the named photographers. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

M J Richardson - 14 short-listed

NT1977 : Winter tree with Crow : Week 2 NT1264 : Oak tree at Buteland : Week 12 NN1176 : Rushes, house, sky : Week 16 NL5582 : Mingulay/Miughlaigh and Berneray/Bearnaraigh : Week 18 NT2470 : Shaggy Dryad's Saddle - detail : Week 22 NS1485 : Benmore Botanic Garden : Week 22 NT2677 : 'Seal Carr' in Western Harbour : Week 27 TL4059 : Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial : Week 28 NT2540 : Scott Brash - detail : Week 31 NO4011 : Fife Folk Museum, Ceres : Week 32 NT1179 : Almost finished! : Week 35 TL0449 : Bedford old town hall : Week 38 NT2677 : The Albert Dock Basin, Leith : Week 46 SU4623 : Solar farm at Otterbourne : Week 47

M J Roscoe - 2 short-listed

SO1811 : North shore, Machine Pond, Parc Nant-y-Waun : Week 6 ST1493 : Hospital dragon! : Week 18

Malc McDonald - 1 short-listed

TQ6088 : Little Warley Hall Lane, near West Horndon : Week 44

Malcolm Neal - 4 short-listed

NT6520 : Shadows at Jedburgh Abbey : Week 18 SK3156 : A small patch of poppies : Week 26 C6440 : All tied up : Week 34 SK1814 : Shot at Dawn : Week 42

Marathon - 14 short-listed

TQ4361 : Pumpkins in the greenhouses at Down House : Week 4 TQ9474 : The beach at Minster : Week 6 TQ3296 : Riverside houses in Enfield : Week 11 TQ4676 : Daffodils on East Wickham Open Space : Week 11 TQ4578 : Blossom in St Nicholas Gardens : Week 11 TQ5639 : Dog's Head, Rusthall Common : Week 14 TQ5952 : Calvary scene at St Giles Church at Shipbourne : Week 18 TQ9120 : Looking up Mermaid Street, Rye : Week 25 TL1636 : RAF Henlow : Week 26 TL1942 : Langford Wind Farm beyond a field of rye : Week 26 TR0660 : Part of the Millennium Rose Garden, Mount Ephraim Gardens : Week 26 TQ4576 : Stormy sunset : Week 35 TL3703 : River Lee Navigation at Cheshunt : Week 36 TQ5263 : Pumpkin time at Castle Farm : Week 42

Mark Anderson - 4 short-listed

SE2734 : Footbridge across the River Aire : Week 21 SE3145 : Stag in the Mist, Harewood : Week 39 SE3145 : Bellowing Stag, North Park, Harewood : Week 42 SE3155 : Fireworks on the Stray, 4 November 2017 : Week 45

Mark Stevenson - 1 short-listed

SE3033 : The Calls, Leeds : Week 26

Martin Dawes - 4 short-listed

TA0851 : River  Hull  at  Emmotland : Week 5 SE7070 : Obelisk  Pond  (west)  very  bare  after  major  clean  out : Week 7 NZ8911 : Whitby  harbour  piers  the  weather  starting  to  deteriorate : Week 17 SE0398 : Reeth  Suspension  Bridge  over  River  Swale : Week 37

Martin Froggatt - 2 short-listed

SK3950 : Red Lion Public House Ripley Derbyshire : Week 42 SK4647 : Princes Street, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire : Week 43

Mary and Angus Hogg - 20 short-listed

NS4003 : Turbines and Pylons at Dersalloch : Week 1 NT4627 : At The Haining : Week 3 NS1907 : Turnberry Lightouse View : Week 6 NS1906 : Turnberry Golf Course View : Week 6 NT2674 : Above London Road : Week 13 NT2573 : Princes Street View : Week 13 NR2772 : Ruined Cottage Near Ardnave : Week 16 NX1896 : Ainslie Shore Evening : Week 22 NX5693 : Lagwyne Cairn : Week 23 NX5594 : Daltallochan Stone Circle : Week 23 NX5493 : Towards Cairnsmore of Carsphairn : Week 23 NX5293 : Woodhead View : Week 23 TF7544 : At Titchwell : Week 26 TF7745 : Brancaster Beach : Week 26 TF7643 : Church of St Mary the Virgin : Week 26 NS1954 : Clydeport Cranes : Week 38 NT5532 : Eildon North Hill View : Week 40 NT5634 : A Late Red Admiral At Newstead : Week 40 SP0229 : Nearly Ready To Go : Week 42 NS3010 : Flats At Jack's Gait : Week 45

Mat Fascione - 42 short-listed, 1 winner

SK4514 : Meadow Lane in Coalville : Week 1 SK4516 : Mount St Bernard Abbey viewed from Abbey Road : Week 1 SP4891 : Path through Three Fields Plantation : Week 2 SP4998 : Sheep at Normanton Turville : Week 2 SK5601 : The River Soar in Aylestone : Week 4 SP5598 : Enderby Mill Bridge : Week 6 winner SK5702 : Graffiti on the Twelve Arches Railway Bridge : Week 7 SK5903 : Blackbird near Leicester city centre : Week 8 SO7875 : Bewdley Bridge crossing the River Severn : Week 8 SP7579 : Airshaft of the Kelmarsh Tunnel : Week 12 TF6013 : River Great Ouse at Wiggenhall St Peter : Week 13 SK5804 : Entrance to Leicester Market : Week 14 SK5801 : Heathcott Road in Leicester : Week 14 SK8188 : Lea Road School in Gainsborough : Week 15 SK8782 : Tree and farmland near Stow : Week 15 SK8787 : Sturgate Airport : Week 15 SK5804 : Blossom in Castle Gardens, Leicester : Week 15 SO9690 : Inside the north portal of the Netherton Tunnel : Week 16 SO9588 : Bumble Hole Bridge across the Dudley Canal No 2 : Week 16 SK5603 : Path through Braunstone Park : Week 18 SP6096 : Grand Union Canal at Kilby Bridge : Week 19 TA2318 : Boats moored at Stone Creek : Week 21 TF7920 : Farmland and poppies next to the Peddars Way : Week 25 NZ4445 : Shippersea Bay along the Durham Heritage Coast : Week 26 NO3931 : Dundee Law in the city of Dundee : Week 26 SK5704 : Donisthorpe Mill next to the River Soar : Week 27 SK5904 : The Sound House Leicester : Week 30 SO7295 : Four Swallows : Week 31 SE1438 : The tall chimney of New Mill : Week 31 SE1538 : Heron on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal : Week 31 SE2734 : Towpath under Railway Bridge No 224A : Week 31 SK5702 : Electricity pylon next to the River Biam : Week 33 NZ5035 : The disused Steetley Magnesite pier : Week 35 SP5795 : Torrential rain on Winchester Road in Countesthorpe : Week 36 TG1043 : Angler on the beach at Weybourne Hope : Week 38 SK6010 : King Lear's Lake : Week 39 SP4098 : Wooden Top Bridge No 31 : Week 41 SK9306 : Rutland Belle at Normanton Church : Week 42 SK8733 : Footbridge across the feeder to Denton Reservoir : Week 44 SK6336 : Skinners Lock House and the Grantham Canal : Week 46 SK5804 : Leicester Cathedral and Guildhall : Week 47 SK5805 : Chinese Garden at Abbey Park, Leicester : Week 47

Matt Harrop - 19 short-listed, 1 winner

SJ8083 : Underpass beneath the runway at Manchester Airport : Week 2 TR0163 : Ham Wharf, Oare Creek : Week 4 SD3128 : St Anne's Pier landing jetty, Lytham St Annes : Week 16 winner SJ3094 : Fort Perch Rock : Week 17 SH7883 : On Llandudno Pier : Week 19 SJ5987 : Warrington Transporter Bridge : Week 19 SJ6088 : Spider-Man, Warrington Market : Week 22 SU9185 : Egyptian Goose, Cliveden : Week 22 TM2732 : 'Super Container Ship' MSC Rifaya at Felixstowe : Week 23 SJ7995 : Parkers of Salford, Quality Fish & Chips : Week 28 SJ3094 : New Brighton Lighthouse : Week 33 SJ3490 : Liverpool One Christmas tree installation, Paradise Street : Week 45 SJ3590 : Liverpool Lime Street station at night : Week 45 SJ3490 : Steps to Odeon cinema from Paradise Street, Liverpool One : Week 45 SJ8297 : Bridgewater Canal, Manchester : Week 46 SJ3490 : St George's Hall, Liverpool : Week 47 SJ3490 : Christmas Tree, Paradise Street, Liverpool One : Week 47 SJ3490 : Stairwell, St John's Centre, Liverpool : Week 47 SJ7696 : Dinosaur Falls, Manchester : Week 48

Matthew Chadwick - 2 short-listed

SX6544 : Bantham Sand : Week 38 SZ2984 : The Needles : Week 39

Matthew Hatton - 1 short-listed

SD8787 : Summit cairn of Flint Hill : Week 19

Meirion - 2 short-listed

SH6267 : Abandoned quarry, Rachub : Week 16 SH5167 : Remains of the Seven Sisters, Moel-y-don : Week 19

Michael Garlick - 19 short-listed

TQ7735 : Cranbrook: The Windmill from Stone Street 1 : Week 1 SK5204 : Kirby Muxloe Castle, early morning fishing : Week 17 TQ4752 : Emmetts Garden: Tulip Garden 1 : Week 19 TQ5452 : Riverhill Himalayan Garden: Chestnut Wood Bluebell Trail 9 : Week 19 TQ2730 : High Beeches Garden: Cornus kousa : Week 20 TQ2730 : High Beeches Garden: Rhododendron : Week 20 SP0228 : Winchcombe, St. Peter's Church: The famous "Mad Hatter" grotesque : Week 22 SP3231 : Great Rollright's two friendly sheep: "Hi there, have you brought anything more interesting than grass for us to eat?" : Week 22 SP4343 : Hanwell, St. Peter's Church: Medieval musicians above the nave capitals 2 : Week 24 TM1857 : Helmingham Hall : Week 25 TM1857 : Helmingham Hall: Clematis at the entry to the Topiary Border : Week 25 SO5720 : Goodrich Castle: The massive entrance : Week 26 SO5719 : Goodrich Castle: South East Tower interior : Week 26 SP0135 : Dumbleton, St. Peter's Church: Memorial to Sir Charles Percy, his wife and daughter 3 : Week 27 SP0634 : Stanton, St. Michael's Church: Stained glass window: The Manchester Regiment : Week 28 SO8932 : Tewkesbury Abbey: The magnificent lierne vaulted roof : Week 28 SP2712 : Swinbrook, St. Mary's Church: Edmund Fettiplace memorial for him and two ancestors : Week 28 TR3442 : Dover: Painting the White Cliffs in Langdon Bay : Week 35 TQ1352 : Polesden Lacey: The double herbaceous borders : Week 44

Michael Graham - 8 short-listed

NY4201 : Old Mower : Week 8 NY4513 : Cairn, Low Raise : Week 8 NY4514 : Longgrain Beck : Week 8 NY4715 : Fordingdale Force : Week 8 NY4715 : Fordingdale Force : Week 8 NY1812 : Looking over Ennerdale : Week 13 NY4113 : Tent, Brock Crags : Week 25 NY4113 : Sunset, Brock Crags : Week 25

Mick Garratt - 28 short-listed, 1 winner

NZ6112 : Codhill Heights : Week 1 NZ5911 : Lonsdale Quarry : Week 2 NZ5911 : Lonsdale : Week 2 NZ5712 : Roseberry Eventide : Week 2 NZ5911 : Cliff Rigg : Week 3 NZ6005 : The beast of Ingleby Moor : Week 4 NZ6408 : Kempswithen Heights : Week 4 NZ3428 : Temple of Minerva : Week 4 NU2507 : Birling Carrs : Week 5 NU2904 : Coquet Island : Week 5 NU2511 : Lower Foxton Limestone : Week 5 NO1390 : Morrone Birkwood : Week 8 NO0689 : Linn of Dee : Week 8 winner TA1381 : Filey Brigg : Week 18 NT1241 : Pyked Stane Hill Summit : Week 20 SD9573 : Starbotton in Wharfedale : Week 21 NY8735 : Chapelfell Fell Race : Week 29 NY8837 : St. John's Chapel : Week 29 NY2620 : Barrow Bay : Week 30 SE0676 : Scar House Reservoir Spillway : Week 31 NS3786 : Inchmurrin : Week 35 SK0489 : On the lower slope of The Knott : Week 39 SK0487 : Brave cyclist : Week 40 NZ7305 : Great Fryup Dale : Week 41 SD2599 : Harter Fell from the slope of Grey Friars : Week 44 SE8292 : Newtondale and Levisham Bottoms : Week 45 SE6472 : Scackleton : Week 46 SD7974 : Culvert under railway : Week 47

Mick Lobb - 2 short-listed

ST0166 : Sunset, Limpert Bay : Week 5 ST0272 : Tree Creeper (Certhia familiaris) : Week 5

Mike Faherty - 2 short-listed

SY9190 : Wareham Forest, wet heathland : Week 6 SU6200 : Gosport Marina : Week 26

Mike Pennington - 53 short-listed, 1 winner

HP6616 : Swarta Skerries, Skaw : Week 2 HP6409 : Hamar, Baltasound, in winter sunshine : Week 2 HP6309 : Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer), Baltasound : Week 3 HP6409 : Hamar, Baltasound : Week 3 HP6514 : Gulls and waves, Norwick : Week 5 HP6208 : Snow at dusk at the head of the voe at Baltasound : Week 6 HP6108 : Moon setting over Baltasound : Week 7 HP6408 : Rainbow over Skeo Taing, Baltasound : Week 8 HZ2272 : Fair Isle from the air : Week 8 NK0024 : Ythan Estuary, from the air : Week 9 HP6514 : Norwick beach from Shure Taings : Week 10 HU2150 : Kinkwall, Mid Walls : Week 12 HP6108 : Night sky over Voesgarth, Baltasound : Week 12 HP6308 : Hamar from Ordale, Baltasound : Week 13 NT1378 : The Forth Bridge from Hawes Pier, Queensferry : Week 14 NY4013 : Hartsop and High Street : Week 15 SJ5570 : Go Ape in Delamere Forest : Week 15 NH9602 : Lairig Ghru from Aviemore : Week 16 HP6009 : Houses at Baliasta : Week 17 HP6215 : Djubidale, Saxa Vord : Week 17 HP6308 : Sun setting beyond Ordaal House, Baltasound : Week 18 HP6312 : Shore Lark (Eremophila alpestris), Haroldswick : Week 19 HP6208 : Shelducks (Tadorna tadorna), Baltasound : Week 20 HP6309 : Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Hamar, Baltasound : Week 21 HP6102 : Arctic Terns (Sterna paradisaea), Easting beach : Week 21 NS7990 : The Bannockburn Heritage Centre : Week 22 NT2573 : Inside the Camera Obscura, Edinburgh : Week 22 NS7258 : The White Water ride at M&Ds Theme Park : Week 22 HP5505 : Sunset beyond the Vere at Lund : Week 25 HP6102 : Clouds over Easting beach : Week 26 NT2577 : Chancelot Mill, Leith : Week 27 HP6715 : Cudda Stack, Lamba Ness : Week 28 HP5901 : Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta), Uyeasound : Week 28 HP6311 : Looking into the westering sun from Setters, Haroldswick : Week 29 NH4039 : A 'teenage' Robin, Struy : Week 31 NT3871 : Sunset over the Firth of Forth from Falside Hill : Week 32 SU9664 : Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea), Chickabiddy Hill, Chobham Common : Week 33 SP0684 : Edgbaston Cricket Ground : Week 34 HU5539 : Noss from the SW, with a cruise ship on its way to Lerwick : Week 35 HP6611 : Small creel boat beside Mooa Stack, Clibberswick : Week 36 HP6309 : Dale and Muckle Heog from Taing o' Dale, Baltasound : Week 37 HP6102 : Common Gull (Larus canus) on Easting beach : Week 39 HP6102 : Echoes of Unstfest on Easting beach : Week 39 winner HP5605 : Shetland flag outside the cottage at Westing beach : Week 40 HP5703 : Plastic tideline, Lund : Week 42 HP6208 : Sunrise at Baltasound : Week 43 HU6098 : The Haa on Uyea from Mid Field, Uyeasound : Week 45 TQ4069 : Busker on Bromley High Street : Week 45 TQ3979 : Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Greenwich Ecological Park : Week 46 TQ3550 : Goat at Godstone Farm : Week 47 HU4642 : Crescent moon over Staney Hill, Lerwick : Week 47 HP6114 : Foamy waves on Burrafirth beach : Week 48 HP6409 : Hamar from Baltasound pier : Week 48

Mike Quinn - 10 short-listed

NY8040 : Icicles on the peat haggs : Week 1 NZ2464 : (Completely blocks) The View, Heber Street / Gallowgate, NE4 - detail : Week 10 TQ2879 : Victoria tube station, Victoria Line - ceramic tiles (2) : Week 10 NZ2563 : The Tyne Bridge : Week 14 NY9364 : Market Street : Week 28 NY8129 : Water cascading over Cow Green Dam : Week 40 NY8355 : Magic mushrooms at the base of the tree in The Triangle - detail (3) : Week 43 NY7667 : Sycamore Gap (3) : Week 48 NY7667 : Hadrian's Buttress by Crag Lough : Week 48 NY8053 : Sunset over the Allendale lead smelting flue chimneys : Week 48

Mike Searle - 10 short-listed

SU6437 : WWII Hampshire - RAF Lasham HF/DF station - Hattingley Farm (1) : Week 6 SY9390 : Defending Dorset: Holton Heath: Light Anti-Aircraft Battery - Bofors gun tower no. 1 (18) : Week 7 SZ7399 : WWII Hampshire: Hayling Island - Mengham Salterns pillbox (21) : Week 12 SU7309 : WWII Hampshire: environs of Havant & Emsworth - Comley Hill area pillbox no. 3 (13) : Week 14 SU3401 : WWII Hampshire - RAF Beaulieu airfield: Signals Mortar (4) : Week 15 SY7581 : Defending Dorset: RAF Ringstead Chain Home Radar Station (6) : Week 15 SZ1090 : Bournemouth Air Festival 2017 - Red Arrows Synchro Pair : Week 35 SZ0792 : Talbot Heath School for Girls, Bournemouth - WWII Air Raid Shelter (7) : Week 37 SU9209 : Halnaker Hill WWII RDF station - HFDF #2 : Week 46 SU9108 : Mill Lane, Halnaker (2) : Week 46

Moose - 1 short-listed

NX4547 : Flowing From the Barred Window : Week 45

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