WLE 2015 – Cloudy and Foggy Nature

Fog and clouds just emphasize the beauty of nature. WLE participants took a lot of photos of foggy mornings, cloudy mountains and wide fileds. Take a look!

Ukraine

Narcissus Valley| by Larisa Uhryn – CC-BY-SA-4.0
Dsembronja| by Naumenkophotographer – CC-BY-SA-4.0
Buzkiy Gard| by Khoroshkov – CC-BY-SA-4.0

Poland

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WLE 2015 – Boats on water

Participants of WLE 2015 give us an opportunity to see the nature in different dimensions with different perspective. Man and its activity became an integral part of nature, so we collected a bunch of photos that pictures of boats on water, fishing and inspirational sea views.

Pakistan

Lake Saif ul malok| by Sana muhammad naeem – CC-BY-SA-3.0

Brazil

Paraíba| by José rafael mendes barbosa – CC-BY-SA-3.0
Santa Catarina| by Francielle Garcia Moreira – CC-BY-SA-3.0
Superagüi National Park| by HenriqueRosaFotografia – CC-BY-SA-3.0

Russia

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WLE 2015 – Black and White nature

WLE 2015 contestants keep proving the fact that nature is beautiful even in black and white colors though their photos. Take a minute and look at quiet and peaceful nature on the photos.

Pakistan

The Beauty of Pakistan Muree| by Adeel.rana2740066 – CC-BY-SA-3.0
Passu Cathedrals, Passu Gojal|by Wajidkarim – CC-BY-SA-3.0
Nathiagali, Abbottabad, Pakistan| by Umairthealpha – CC-BY-SA-3.0

Germany

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WLE 2015 – Winter is coming

Wiki Loves Earth is usually held on spring and summer time. Nevertheless our contestants provide us with cool shots of winter landscape and landmarks. We put the best pictures of winter nature all together. Enjoy!

Ukraine

Chyvchyno-Hryniavskyi Reserve| by Михайло Пецкович – CC-BY-SA-4.0
Waterfall Shypit| by Khoroshkov – CC-BY-SA-4.0
Carpathian National Park| by Krasnickaja Katya – CC-BY-SA-4.0

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WLE 2015 – Sunsets and Sunrises

The great variety of photos uploaded for WLE 2015 gives us opportunity to see natural sights in different day time. We get used to seeing things in a day light, so let’s try to take a look on the same places at dusk.

Poland

The Vistula Lagoon| by Alan Szmyt – CC-BY-SA-3.0-PL
The Vistula| by Alan Szmyt – CC-BY-SA-3.0-PL
Lagoon of Szczecin| by Tomasz Przywecki – CC-BY-3.0

Thailand

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WLE 2015 – Wild Life

We have a lot of pictures of natural sites. Wild life is also a part of Wiki Loves Earth 2015. This time we decided to collect best shots of animals, birds, insects and amphibians.

Poland

Silesian Beskids Landscape Park| by Tynf1973 – CC-BY-SA-3.0-PL
Special Protection Area for birds Vistula Lagoon| by Alan Szmyt – CC-BY-SA-3.0-PL

Austria

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Wiki Loves Earth 2015 – Waterfalls

WLE 2015 contestants are uploading hundreds of photos every day. It’s hard to show you all the shots but we can make some top-charts of the best landscapes and places from the contest. Today we want to share with you best pictures of waterfalls.

Pakistan

Mehdiabad| by Qammer Wazir – CC-BY-SA-3.0
Shingrai Water Fall, Swat Valley| by Asif Shahzad – CC-BY-SA-3.0

Russia

Waterfall Corbu| by Konstantin Smirnov – CC-BY-SA-4.0

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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”