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 . The alley cat

Nayan Khanolkar, India

942 votes

2 . Study in mud

Laurent Chagnard, France

505 votes

3 . Thistle-plucker

Isaac Aylward, UK

386 votes

4 . Entwined lives

Tim Laman, USA

359 votes

5 . Golden relic

Dhyey Shah, India

126 votes