Wiki Loves Earth 2015 – Rules

The set of rules for the international part of the Wiki Loves Earth 2015 contest.

To take part in Wiki Loves Earth contest, a submission should:

  • Be self taken
    All entries must be original photographs uploaded by their authors. Photos uploaded by anyone else than author (even with permission) are not accepted.
  • Be self uploaded during the contest period (May 2015);
    You are also welcome to submit photos you may have taken in the past. What matters is that photos must be uploaded during the contest period (1st May — 31st May)
  • Be under a free license;
  • Contain an identified natural monument / natural park / protected area etc.;
    Lists of eligible sites are published by each participating country.
  • Be nominated through a national contest;
  • Have at least 2Mpx.

Wiki Loves Earth 2015 Leaders in a Country Raсe

WLE 2015 has just begun but the interest and activity of users is impressive. Such a fast and productive start looks very promising. The international team of WLE really happy that your photos spotted missing articles on Wikipedia and it’s encourages us to provide users with new materials and illustrate them with WLE 2015 shots. Continue reading “Wiki Loves Earth 2015 Leaders in a Country Raсe”

First photos of WLE 2015

Wiki Loves Earth 2015 is open. Let’s check first photos for WLE 2015.


Malam Jabba Swat| by Asif4524

Malam Jabba is a Hill Station in the Karakoram mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharifin Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is 314 km from Islamabad and 51 km from Saidu Sharif Airport. Continue reading “First photos of WLE 2015”

Wiki Loves Earth 2015 expedition to Batna Province

Reda Kerbouche| by Reda Kerbouche

It’s always a pleasure to know that your initiative is a triger to another one. Today we want to tell you a story from Algeria about expedition to Belezma National Park.

Algeria participated in WLE for the second time. As a part of preparation for WLE 2015 Reda Kerbouche co-organiser of Wiki Loves Earth Algeria decided to organise expedition.

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How to shoot great photos for WLE?

Wiki Loves Earth is a photo competition. So it’s not a surprise that international jury will be judging participant’s photos. Some of our contestants are worried about the quality of images and their skills as  photographers.

Our first tip is – have fun and enjoy the nature and its landscapes.

Second of all – remember there is no wrong or right photo. It’s all about your vision. Don’t stress attentions on the fact whether your camera is professional enough or it’s not. Just feel it.

And for those of you who want to raise their professional photographer level, we’ve collect some video manuals “How to…”. Continue reading “How to shoot great photos for WLE?”

Wiki Loves Earth community

Wiki Loves Earth 2015 is growing and spreading all over the world. We are really happy with such a big interest to the competition. WLE becoming a movement and treated not only as competition, but also as a prestigious way to tell about a country and beauty of its natural objects and zones. National committees of Wiki Loves Earth 2015 launch new channels for users to stay in touch with all updates. We advise you to follow all these pages/groups not to miss most interesting, trilling and significant photos of 2015. Enjoy! Continue reading “Wiki Loves Earth community”