1 of 14 Here are the top photos sent in by you, our readers, for the second round of our Photographer of the Year competition. The theme was 'Shape and colour'. The winner voted by you to go through to the final was 'Blue gate' by Sheila Curzon.
2 of 14 'Taking flight' by Tony Larcombe also qualifies for the final round.
3 of 14 'Spiral staircase' by Andrew Dopheide came third - the following entries appear in no particular order
4 of 14 'Old Orchard Beach' by Amy Stein
5 of 14 'Reflecting on the Storm' by Neil Crick
6 of 14 'Socks hanging on a clothes line' by Tania Vasallo
7 of 14 'Jacques, Laurent and Estée' by Natalie Davison
8 of 14 'During a burn' by Rahul Bhatnagar
9 of 14 'Junior wrestling' by Lucy Ray
10 of 14 'Inversions' by Mark Mobley
11 of 14 'Cuban shapes and colours' by Jo Brunenberg
12 of 14 'Dragonfly perched on a reed' by Cindy Germek
13 of 14 'Preparing for the Olympics' by Caroline Perier