Commons:Wikimédia France

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Wikimédia France is a Wikimedia chapter.

Among other activities − detailed on Meta − Wikimédia France supports the Wikimedia Commons project and community in several ways. The entire support results are available on Category:Supported by Wikimedia France.

Facilitating access[edit]

Media accreditations[edit]

The chapter helps in getting accredited for various events:

Privileged access[edit]

The chapter negotiates privileged access for photographers to special places and collections, especially related to cultural institutions:

Lending equipment[edit]

The chapter has purchased photographic equipment which can be freely borrowed by contributors: DLSR cameras, lenses, photo studios.

Encouraging participation[edit]

The chapter encourages participation to the Wikimedia projects, through the organisation of photographic rallies or contests like Wiki Loves Monuments, Wiki Loves Earth or été des régions:

Opening and sharing public domain material[edit]

The chapter strives to create partnerships with cultural institutions, aiming among other thing to help them opening and sharing their public domain collections.

Buying documentation[edit]

The chapter can help contributors to buy reference books to help describe pictures:

Training people[edit]

The chapter organizes training sessions to help contributors develop their skills.

A few figures[edit]

Wikimédia France has already supported the creation of 197,544 media. Among those: