Mount Vesuvius Wins Image Contest - 07/01/2014

The image of Mount Vesuvius, Italy, has taken the crown of DigitalGlobe’s annual image contest, attracting more than 3,000 votes in the second round. Voting for DigitalGlobe’s third annual Top Image of the Year contest opened on 3 December 2013. In the space of just 28 days, more than 30,000 votes were cast via Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and Twitter.

The 2013 contest drew 15 times more participants than 2012, and the company is looking forward to repeating this success in 2014. DigitalGlobe’s blog post includes more details about the contest. The high-res winning image is available on DigitalGlobe’s Getty site.

Image: The winning image of Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Italy. Image courtesy: DigitalGlobe.

Last updated: 07/01/2014