Commons:Wiki Loves Earth 2019 in Russia

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Welcome to Wiki Loves Earth in Russia 2019!

Нерпичий взгляд.jpg

Welcome to Wiki Loves Earth in Russia 2019! We have plenty of gorgeous landscapes and other natural monuments waiting for your cameras. Detailed information about the competition is available on our landing page. It is in Russian, so we provide a quick translation below. Further links can be useful too:

If you have questions, feel free to contact us at any of the talk pages or by e-mail.


  • Take pictures of natural monuments in Russia and upload them to Wikimedia Commons
  • Lists of natural monuments are available. You will find an upload link (Загрузить файл) on the right-hand side of the monument's description. This link will take you to the upload wizard with a few important fields already filled, namely, the file description, Commons categories, and monument ID. You are welcome to modify or augment the file description. Please, don't change the monument ID.
  • You should take photos yourself and release them under a free license like CC-BY-SA-4.0.
  • Photos can be taken at any time, but should be uploaded between May 15, 00:00 and June 15, 23:59 UTC

Last, but not least:

  • If you are new to Wikimedia Commons, remember to update your profile and provide your e-mail address. We will use it for informing you about the prize. A link to "Email this user" should be visible in the left panel of your user page.
  • Photos of any reasonable quality can be uploaded and will be appreciated by the organizers. However, the jury reserves the right to consider only those photos that exceed 2 megapixel in resolution
Болотные Кипарисы.jpg

Swamp cypress in Sukko, Krasnodar Krai
one of the 10 best photos in 2018


In 2019, we will give awards for 10 best photos that will proceed to the international round. Five additional awards will also be distributed:

  • Natural monuments in urban environment, for the best photo that shows the coexistence and interplay of natural and urban landscapes
  • Aerial photo, for the best photo taken with copters and other air-borne instruments
  • Black Earth, for the best photo taken in the Central Black Earth Region
  • Travel guide, for the best travel photo to be used for illustrating Wikivoyage travel guides
  • Wikivoyage banners, for the best panoramic images to be used as page banners in Wikivoyage

You can find more information on these awards here (in Russian)