Chosen from billions of uploads this year, Flickr has named its most spectacular images taken from around the world.
The No. 1 most amazing pic selected from the photo sharing platform was taken by Giacomo della Sera. Cuando Amanece la Pasión, depicts a small boat on a placid lake under a breathtaking sunrise at the Aveira Lagoon in Portugal.
Following in second is Tom Hall’s The Lonely Tree, captured in Wanaka, New Zealand. The vast lake hosts a single green tree that seems to grow out of the water, while the mountains provide a dramatic backdrop.
The Queenstown, New Zealand resident notes that it may be the most photographed tree on Flickr.
In third is Zig-Zag. This alluring photo features a winding road through a forest, as a vibrant pink sunrise breaks through the trees ahead.
Mungo National Park in New South Wales, Australia serves as the setting for this incredibly magical image of stars scattered across the night sky, while sunlight crests the horizon.
Icemanphotos writes of A Wonderful Day: “This place is outstanding. If you ever visit the Maldives, go to Lux* South Ari Atoll. The 10km long house reef and the white sandy beach and amazingly blue lagoon puts you in heaven every single day. Incredible hospitality and kindness. Tranquil and zen. Paradise underwater and above.”