Communications Community Picture of the Year Wikimedia Commons

‘Unfrogettable’ picture of the year announced

Whichever frog pun (or caption) you choose to label it with, the photo above is this year’s Wikimedia Commons picture of the year. It features two Phyllomedusa rohdei, frogs endemic to Brazil, with one stepping on the other’s head, seemingly reaching for something just out of the frame. The photo was taken by biologist Renato Augusto….

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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.

Communications From the archives Outreach Wikimedia Commons

Add your photos of spring to the sum of all knowledge

The photo repository behind Wikipedia is running a photo contest themed around spring. Here's how you can join.

Deployments Features Foundation From the archives Technology Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia

You can now upload 3D models to Wikimedia Commons

We've enabled a new feature that allows you to upload three dimensional (3D) models.

Foundation From the archives Fundraising Wikimedia Commons

Upload your pigeon photos to Wikimedia Commons in honor of Craig Newmark

The founder of Craigslist is an incredibly generous supporter of free and open knowledge and the Wikimedia movement. We want to thank him, and we need your help... along with your pigeon photos.

Community From the archives GLAM Research Wikimedia Commons

What galleries, libraries, archives, and museums can teach us about multimedia metadata on Wikimedia Commons

Upcoming changes to Wikimedia Commons will make it easier to add, update, and find important information about individual files and entire collections. New research helps us understand what to improve, and why it matters.

Community From the archives Wikimedia Commons

How to add your photos to Wikimedia Commons and add to the sum of all knowledge

Wikimedia Commons is the media site that hosts many of the images, video, and audio used on Wikipedia.

Community From the archives Photo contests Wiki Loves Monuments Wikimedia Commons

‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.

Community From the archives Photo contests Wikimedia Commons

Discover a world of natural heritage through the winning images from Wiki Loves Earth

Nearly 132,000 images, all freely licensed, have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the fourth annual Wiki Loves Earth. The photographic contest focuses on protected areas, unique places of natural heritage, to document them for future generations.