WPY 52 top five favourites

Each year we invite you to choose your favourite photograph. Here are the current top five. Come back and look again, the pictures change often.

If you haven’t chosen yet, go to the WPY 2016 online gallery and select your favourite image as you browse the different awards. You can only choose once.

Adult awards

1 . Desert canvas

Angiolo Manetti, Italy

203 votes

2 . Memorial to a species

Brent Stirton, South Africa

188 votes

3 . The mud crowd

Mark Cale, UK

182 votes

4 . A magnificence of monarchs

Jaime Rojo, Spain

115 votes

5 . Arctic treasure

Sergey Gorshkov, Russia

87 votes