1 of 8 This is a small sample of the stunning photographs you have sent in to us this year. We thank you and look forward to many more in the future. This one is by Greg Fisher and was taken in Jordan.
2 of 8 Bill Bond submitted this picture of fishermen in Sri Lanka.
3 of 8 The stunning view inside the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Shanghai, was captured by Rachael Phillips.
4 of 8 Carina Rogers sent many pictures through the year, this was her first, an elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka.
5 of 8 An athlete warming up in Mozambique at dawn caught the eye of Kim Sarrazin Gjerstad.
6 of 8 Daniel MacAllister captured the Sea lions at Belfast Zoo.
7 of 8 Martyn Day shot the locals playing keepy-uppy on Ipanema beach, Brazil.
8 of 8 Mike Coker found a sign that stated the obvious in the Namib desert. If you are impressed by these then why not send us your pictures next year.