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Photographer of the Year 2006: Round one
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Photographer of the year:Shelter

Voting has now finished in the first round of our annual photo competition on the theme of 'Shelter'.

The winner was Max Pickering (picture nine) who polled over 23% of the vote. The runner-up was Ilkka Niskanen (picture seven) on 17%, just ahead of Michelle Nold (picture 8) on 15%,

What happens next

So our congratulations go to Max and Ilkka whose pictures will go forward to the final when you will be able to decide who is awarded the title of BBC News website Photographer of the Year.

FiancÚe of England striker Wayne Rooney, Coleen McLoughlin, uses her digital camera at Nuremberg's Franken Stadium

High standard

We had more than 3,500 entries for the first round and have already received many for subsequent themes.

As ever we would like to offer our thanks to all of you who took the time to send us your work for this round.

There are still five rounds to go, so you have plenty of chances to have one of your pictures selected.

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