Wikipedia "Picture of the Year" award was started back in 2006 and the pictures there are just stunning!
2008 winning picture is below of the horses on Bianditz mountain, in Navarre, Spain. Behind them Aiako mountains can be seen.
2007 winning picture is of the Broadway Tower, Cotswolds, England.
2006 winning picture is of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake, Alaska.
Wikimedia: Picture of the Year