Template:Potd/2019-09

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Pictures of the Day should be selected from our featured pictures. Media of the day may currently be filled with any sound or video file, but please double check it's not a potential copyright violation.


1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 • 26 • 27 • 28 • 29 • 30


purge this page's cache

1

Picture of the day

Window in Fira, Santorini, Greece

Change image
English : Window in Fira, Santorini, Greece

Media of the day

Zoom into the depth of the Mandelbrot set

Choose a new media file
English : Zoom into the depth of the Mandelbrot set

2

Picture of the day

Female Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) on the Chambal River, in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the only kingfisher that has mastered the art of hovering above water to pinpoint its prey.

Change image
English : Female Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) on the Chambal River, in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the only kingfisher that has mastered the art of hovering above water to pinpoint its prey.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

3

Picture of the day

Umeda Sky Building, designed by Hiroshi Hara and completed in 1993, is the nineteenth-tallest building in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, and one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It consists of two 40-story towers (173m) that connect at their two uppermost stories, with bridges and an escalator, depicted here, crossing the wide atrium-like space in the center.

Change image
English : Umeda Sky Building, designed by Hiroshi Hara and completed in 1993, is the nineteenth-tallest building in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, and one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It consists of two 40-story towers (173m) that connect at their two uppermost stories, with bridges and an escalator, depicted here, crossing the wide atrium-like space in the center.

Media of the day

The #unteilbar (indivisible) demonstration in Dresden 2019 was directed against right-wing radicals.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The #unteilbar (indivisible) demonstration in Dresden 2019 was directed against right-wing radicals.

4

Picture of the day

Winged altar at Ossiach Abbey Church, Carinthia, Austria. Anonymous master of the elder Villach Workshop, around 1505.

Change image
English : Winged altar at Ossiach Abbey Church, Carinthia, Austria. Anonymous master of the elder Villach Workshop, around 1505.

Media of the day

The Nacht von Hannover is a bike race in Hanover at night.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The Nacht von Hannover is a bike race in Hanover at night.

5

Picture of the day

Sunrise in nature reserve Ichterloh, Nordkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Change image
English : Sunrise in nature reserve Ichterloh, Nordkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Media of the day

Phalacrocorax carbo handae bathing. x40 SlowMotion‎

Choose a new media file
English : Phalacrocorax carbo handae bathing. x40 SlowMotion

6

Picture of the day

Panoramic view of Kechut water reservoir, near the town of Jermuk, Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia. The reservoir was built in 1981, has a total volume of 23 million cubic meters and for its construction a medieval cemetery and cross stones had to be flooded.

Change image
English : Panoramic view of Kechut water reservoir, near the town of Jermuk, Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia. The reservoir was built in 1981, has a total volume of 23 million cubic meters and for its construction a medieval cemetery and cross stones had to be flooded.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

7

Picture of the day

Carrie Chapman Catt was an American women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote.

Change image
English : Carrie Chapman Catt was an American women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote.

Media of the day

Last Saturday (31 August) night, Hong Kong police stormed Prince Edward station and attacked civilians. Police are increasingly heavy-handed in handling Hong Kongers' massive protests against an extradition bill and the Chinese government.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Last Saturday (31 August) night, Hong Kong police stormed Prince Edward station and attacked civilians. Police are increasingly heavy-handed in handling Hong Kongers' massive protests against an extradition bill and the Chinese government.

8

Picture of the day

The Old Fortress and the Old Town of Corfu as seen from the New Fortress. The city has become known as Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles. In 2007, the old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Change image
English : The Old Fortress and the Old Town of Corfu as seen from the New Fortress. The city has become known as Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles. In 2007, the old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Media of the day

Drumming at Dyke March Braunschweig.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Drumming at Dyke March Braunschweig.

9

Picture of the day

Middle Multinskoe Lake and Altai Mountains, Altai Republic (Russia)

Change image
English : Middle Multinskoe Lake and Altai Mountains, Altai Republic (Russia)

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

10

Picture of the day

Yachts at Zoebigker Harbour, lake Cospuden, Markkleeberg, Saxony, Germany.

Change image
English : Yachts at Zoebigker Harbour, lake Cospuden, Markkleeberg, Saxony, Germany.

Media of the day

Protesting against a no deal Brexit in front of Brandenburg Gate: #StopTheCoup‎

Choose a new media file
English : Protesting against a no deal Brexit in front of Brandenburg Gate: #StopTheCoup

11

Picture of the day

Trees in fog on the northern side of Loch Tay, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Change image
English : Trees in fog on the northern side of Loch Tay, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Media of the day

"Friendship of Nations" is a fountain at the center of the VDNKh in Moscow, Russia.‎

Choose a new media file
English : "Friendship of Nations" is a fountain at the center of the VDNKh in Moscow, Russia.

12

Picture of the day

Panoramic view of the interior of the Pula Arena, an amphitheatre located in Pula, Croatia. This Roman edifice was constructed between 27 BC and 68 AD and is among the largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. At the same time, is the best preserved ancient monument in Croatia and the only remaining amphitheater having all four side towers with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.

Change image
English : Panoramic view of the interior of the Pula Arena, an amphitheatre located in Pula, Croatia. This Roman edifice was constructed between 27 BC and 68 AD and is among the largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. At the same time, is the best preserved ancient monument in Croatia and the only remaining amphitheater having all four side towers with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.

Media of the day

The pumpkin festival in Masevaux.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The pumpkin festival in Masevaux.

13

Picture of the day

Old rotting pillars which used to support a pier, Sidney Spit (part of Gulf Islands National Park Reserve), Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

Change image
English : Old rotting pillars which used to support a pier, Sidney Spit (part of Gulf Islands National Park Reserve), Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

Media of the day

A zoom into the southern Milky Way deep into the large constellation of Centaurus. The sequence ends with a close-up view from ESO’s Very Large Telescope of an interacting galaxy called NGC 5291, about 200 million light-years from Earth.‎

Choose a new media file
English : A zoom into the southern Milky Way deep into the large constellation of Centaurus. The sequence ends with a close-up view from ESO’s Very Large Telescope of an interacting galaxy called NGC 5291, about 200 million light-years from Earth.

14

Picture of the day

Agora of Ancient town of Kourion, Cyprus.

Change image
English : Agora of Ancient town of Kourion, Cyprus.

Media of the day

121 year old footage of the USS Indiana (BB-1) refueling in Dry Tortugas.‎

Choose a new media file
English : 121 year old footage of the USS Indiana (BB-1) refueling in Dry Tortugas.

15

Picture of the day

Amphitheatre Bay after a storm, Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

Change image
English : Amphitheatre Bay after a storm, Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

Media of the day

Mudpot at Sulphur Works, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Mudpot at Sulphur Works, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California.

16

Picture of the day

Illumination of the Wiesmann exhibition hall (Wiesmann gecko) for the final concert of the Dülmener Sommer 2018, the since 1989 first as Dülmener Sommertheater offered street theater.
Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Change image
English : Illumination of the Wiesmann exhibition hall (Wiesmann gecko) for the final concert of the Dülmener Sommer 2018, the since 1989 first as Dülmener Sommertheater offered street theater.
Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Media of the day

Building implosion of the Bonn-Center, Germany 2017.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Building implosion of the Bonn-Center, Germany 2017.

17

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

"Spinning Levers" an educational video explaining manual transmissions from 1936.‎

Choose a new media file
English : "Spinning Levers" an educational video explaining manual transmissions from 1936.

18

Picture of the day

Far view of Las Lajas Sanctuary and its surroundings, a basilica church located in the southern Department of Nariño, municipality of Ipiales, Colombia. The place is a popular pilgrimage location since the apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1754. The first shrine was built by 1750 and was replaced by a bigger one in 1802 including a bridge over the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present temple, of Gothic Revival style, was built between 1916 and 1949.

Change image
English : Far view of Las Lajas Sanctuary and its surroundings, a basilica church located in the southern Department of Nariño, municipality of Ipiales, Colombia. The place is a popular pilgrimage location since the apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1754. The first shrine was built by 1750 and was replaced by a bigger one in 1802 including a bridge over the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present temple, of Gothic Revival style, was built between 1916 and 1949.

Media of the day

Trailer of the film A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Elia Kazan, originally released on this day in 1951.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Trailer of the film A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Elia Kazan, originally released on this day in 1951.

19

Picture of the day

Asian pied starlings (Gracupica contra) having a good natter. The Series Gossip Girl was first broadcast September 19, 2007

Change image
English : Asian pied starlings (Gracupica contra) having a good natter. The Series Gossip Girl was first broadcast September 19, 2007

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

20

Picture of the day

Schönbühel Castle (Schloss Schönbühel) in Schönbühel-Aggsbach, Lower Austria

Change image
English : Schönbühel Castle (Schloss Schönbühel) in Schönbühel-Aggsbach, Lower Austria

Media of the day

Climate protest during the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. #Aussteigen‎

Choose a new media file
English : Climate protest during the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. #Aussteigen

21

Picture of the day

Dubrovnik, historically Ragusa, is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Change image
English : Dubrovnik, historically Ragusa, is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Media of the day

Members of the Slovenian Armed Forces entering Croatia at Macelj to take part in military exercises.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Members of the Slovenian Armed Forces entering Croatia at Macelj to take part in military exercises.

22

Picture of the day

The Church of St. Donatus and the belltower of Zadar Cathedral, Zadar, Croatia. Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city. It is situated on the Adriatic Sea, at the northwestern part of the Ravni Kotari region.

Change image
English : The Church of St. Donatus and the belltower of Zadar Cathedral, Zadar, Croatia. Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city. It is situated on the Adriatic Sea, at the northwestern part of the Ravni Kotari region.

Media of the day

Rye being harvested in 19th-century fashion in Almelo, Netherlands.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Rye being harvested in 19th-century fashion in Almelo, Netherlands.

23

Picture of the day

Muddy road in Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

Change image
English : Muddy road in Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

Media of the day

The mandelbox is a fractal with a boxlike shape found by Tom Lowe in 2010. It is defined in a similar way to the famous Mandelbrot set as the values of a parameter such that the origin does not escape to infinity under iteration of certain geometrical transformations.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The mandelbox is a fractal with a boxlike shape found by Tom Lowe in 2010. It is defined in a similar way to the famous Mandelbrot set as the values of a parameter such that the origin does not escape to infinity under iteration of certain geometrical transformations.

24

Picture of the day

Night view of the Moskva River, Moscow, Russia. In the centre is the headquarters of the Rosneft, a petrol company, and on the right the Kremlin.

Change image
English : Night view of the Moskva River, Moscow, Russia. In the centre is the headquarters of the Rosneft, a petrol company, and on the right the Kremlin.

Media of the day

Today, ten years ago, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed to the United Nations General Assembly for the first time.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Today, ten years ago, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed to the United Nations General Assembly for the first time.

25

Picture of the day

Rib vault in the choir of the parish church Freistadt, Upper Austria

Change image
English : Rib vault in the choir of the parish church Freistadt, Upper Austria

Media of the day

Love World Peace Parade 2019 in Berlin‎

Choose a new media file
English : Love World Peace Parade 2019 in Berlin

26

Picture of the day

Asarkina, probably Asarkina ericetorum in India

Change image
English : Asarkina, probably Asarkina ericetorum in India

Media of the day

Historical reenactment: Festival of Living History: "The wave war is declared!" 1939 - 1989, August 17 & 18, 2019, in Belfort (France).‎

Choose a new media file
English : Historical reenactment: Festival of Living History: "The wave war is declared!" 1939 - 1989, August 17 & 18, 2019, in Belfort (France).

27

Picture of the day

Self-portrait of Nadar between 1900 and 1910.

Change image
English : Self-portrait of Nadar between 1900 and 1910.

Media of the day

Third Global Climate Strike in Germany.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Third Global Climate Strike in Germany.

28

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

Pro Choice protest against March for Life in Berlin 2019.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Pro Choice protest against March for Life in Berlin 2019.

29

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

March for Life in Berlin‎

Choose a new media file
English : March for Life in Berlin

30

Picture of the day

Vakil Bath, an old public bath with the status of national monument built around 1769 in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand's reign, which also includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings.

Change image
English : Vakil Bath, an old public bath with the status of national monument built around 1769 in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand's reign, which also includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings.

Media of the day

Hare Krishna dancing in Berlin.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Hare Krishna dancing in Berlin.


Request an additional language – Demande d’ajout d’une langue