Experience some of the world’s most beautiful places with Wiki Loves Earth 2022
Think about that feeling you get when you are walking through pristine nature. Do you think it can be captured in a single photo? The Wiki Loves Earth photography competition celebrates the world’s natural heritage, encompassing everything from small parks to massive nature reserves. It asks photographers to dive into those areas to pick out….
The majesty of nature (and an abundance of birds) on full display in Wiki Loves Earth 2020
In the volcanic valleys of Russia, a red fox lies alert amongst chossy boulders; in the treetops of Thailand, an owl precariously slumbers; and in the forests of Bangladesh, a venomous pit viper stalks its prey. As unprecedented as 2020 has been, this year’s Wiki Loves Earth photography competition presents a stunning view of the….
Imagination becomes reality in the winners of the 2019 Wiki Loves Earth photo contest
The child of a monkey holds on to its mother tightly. A lone straw bale stands in a field prior to being collected. A few rays of sunlight filter into a dark, foreboding cave filled with clear blue water. These are a mere three of the imagination-fueling winners from the international Wiki Loves Earth photography….
Let’s play! Photographers capture the art of fun for the Wiki Loves Africa photo contest
Children playing around a wrecked airplane. A toddler plays peek-a-boo. Teens play barefoot street soccer. Welcome to the wonder of Wiki Loves Africa, an annual themed photo contest which aims to re-balance the lack of visual representation and content that Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons hold about the continent. Over the last five years, Wiki Loves….
Presenting the 2018 winners from the world’s largest photo contest
Alireza Akhlaghi had plenty of time inside the famed Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Iran to capture the photo that leads this blog post. Why? He walked in at exactly noon, just as the building was about to close down for two hours. He was able to convince the mosque’s guards to let him inside anyway, even though….
Lose yourself in our planet’s beauty with the winners of Wiki Loves Earth
A lonely monastery. The sun rising over the desert. A walk through a national park. These are just a few of the spectacular sights captured in the winners of the international Wiki Loves Earth photography competition, announced today. Coming in first place, seen at top, is a shot of the famed columnar basalt of Cape Stolbchaty, located in Russia’s….
The stories behind this year’s award-winning photographs from Wiki Loves Africa
Late last year, photographers from around the world were invited to share their photos of people at work on the African continent. Over 18,000 were submitted. Here are the winners.
Zanzibar seaweeds in Tanzania
Zanzibar seaweeds in Tanzania, the Wiki Loves Africa photo essay winner for the topic of women at work.
The making of thatch
The making of thatch, the Wiki Loves Africa photo essay winner for the topic of endangered work practices.
See the winners from the 2017 Wiki Science Competition in Ukraine
Science has to be visible, and Wikipedia needs illustrations. Both goals met in the Wiki Science Competition. Here are winners from its Ukrainian sub-contest.