SWNS Picture of the Year

And the winner is… Votes were cast throughout December and January for the SWNS Picture of the Year 2015. One hundred of the most compelling images on the SWNS wire this year as chosen by our picture editors. Over 4,000 votes were cast and although the votes were evenly spread among the photos, there was one standout winner.  It’s now time to reveal the winning photograph (drum roll please).   SWNS Picture of the Year 2015 THIRD PLACE In third place with 173 votes was a Teddy bear pictured at Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall, Iceland. An amateur photographer took a string of stunning pictures of his teddy bear on holiday – after his wife refused to pose for the camera. Christian Kneidinger, 51, has captured the cuddly toy in exotic locations including Dubai and Mauritius. The father-of-two decided to put together an album last summer after he and his wife Ranati, 51, went on holiday to Iceland. This picture was chosen as the best by the SWNS picture editors and was entered into the competition.   SECOND PLACE With 252 votes, one of our own (SWNS staff photographers Tom Maddick) scoops second place.  Tom captured this magical image of a fallow deer roaming woodland at Wentworth Castle. […]