Photo contests

  1. Introducing Montage, the web platform used to help judge the world’s largest photo competition

    Imagine, for a moment, what it takes to organize a competition with a quarter of a million contestants participating in over 40 different national campaigns around the world. How do you build tools for this unconventional process while still keeping it flexible and open for organizers to decide how to run their competitions? This year, the international team of Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) organizer... Read more

  2. Winning photos in world’s largest photography contest reveal a world of monuments—and the volunteers who love them

    The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 reveal a world of monuments, lovingly depicted by volunteers.... Read more

  3. Community digest: Wiki Loves Africa, because Wikipedia is a place for everyone; news in brief

    Wiki Loves Africa is back with ‘music and dance’ as a theme for this year’s competition. Grab your camera and get ready to document the culture of this splendid continent. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes Wikipedia content gets ready for a trip to the moon, Wikimania scholarship committee is open for volunteers, and more. ... Read more

  4. How the world’s largest photo competition attracts a very human collection of heritage

    Wiki Loves Monuments drew 277,365 entries from 10,748 participants this year, the largest pool of submissions of any photo competition. Volunteers go through all of those, first on the national level, then for the global finals. The top 15 photos—winnowed all the way down from the more than a quarter-million—will be announced next week.... Read more

  5. The top fifteen phenomenal winning photos from Wiki Loves Earth

    115,000 images were submitted as part of Wiki Loves Earth this year.... Read more

  6. Wiki Loves Monuments needs you to help preserve historical memory for future generations

    The largest photography competition in the world aims to document the monuments and cultural heritage sites of today for others to enjoy tomorrow. It’s being held right now, and you can contribute.... Read more

  7. Wiki Loves the Olympics encourages collaboration on Wikimedia projects

    Weeks before the 2016 Summer Olympics kicks off, the Wikipedia community has made strides to turn this enthusiasm for the Olympics and Paralympics into collaboration to expand content about the games on Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  8. Meet Diego Delso, the amateur photographer who has taken the most featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons

    Out of 15,084 images Delso has taken and uploaded, the Wikimedia community has rated 306 as ‘featured’ and 8,696 as ‘quality.’... Read more

  9. Wikivacation contest in Poland offers opportunities for tourists and locals alike

    The new contest will allow participants to submit their beautiful shots of monuments, nature, and art located in public space, along with small urban architecture of historical value. You can also write new articles where these pictures can be used.... Read more

  10. In worldwide vote, Wikimedia users select extraordinary picture of the year

    1,322 pictures. 56 finalists. One winner. The vote for Wikimedia Commons’ picture of the year is over.... Read more