Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria (Up to 300,000 in prizes)

Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria (Up To 300,000 In prizes) is now Open For Application. Wiki Loves Earth is a global photography competition aimed at showcasing natural heritage locations worldwide on Wikimedia platforms such as Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria
Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria

Nigeria is gearing up for its fifth participation in the contest, scheduled to take place from June 1 to July 31, 2024. During the inaugural and second contests, participants from Nigeria contributed over 1000 high-quality images. Individuals interested in taking part as photographers, assisting with organization, or both are encouraged to join in this program.

Prizes

  • 1st Prize – NG 150,000
  • 2nd Prize – NG 100,000
  • 3rd Prize – NG 50,000

Other categories are:

  • The top two photographs from each participating fan club and hub will receive awards
  • Prizes will be given to the fan clubs and hubs that contribute the highest volume of submissions
  • The ten participants who submit the most photographs will each be rewarded with a Wiki Loves Earth t-shirt.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Ensure that all submissions represent your original creation; refrain from altering original images and confirm that no watermarks are evident.
  • All photographs should be submitted between June 1st and July 31st, 2024.
  • A Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA license), must be applied to all images.
  • Participants are required to maintain a valid and active email address for potential communication from the organizers.
  • A caption and a detailed description must accompany each photo.
  • Categorizing your image is highly encouraged as it aids in discoverability for future viewers.
  • Duplication of images in your submission is strictly prohibited.

Judging criteria

The jury will evaluate the entries based on a set of criteria (not ranked by importance):

  • Technical excellence: This includes aspects like sharpness, lighting, and compositional perspective.
  • Originality: How unique and innovative is the image?
  • Relevance to Wikipedia: Does the image enhance or contribute meaningfully to the content on Wikipedia?

Images that achieve a high ranking in the international final round generally meet the technical standards required for a ‘Featured Image’ on Wikimedia Commons. However, don’t hesitate to submit your images; let the jury assess whether they meet the desired quality standards.

How To Apply for Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria

  • Log in to your existing account or register for a new one on Wikimedia Commons.
  • Choose descriptive and meaningful titles for your photographs.
  • Proceed to upload your image .
  • Spread the word about your successful submission on social media, using our official hashtags: #WLENG #WLE2024.
  • Now, sit back and wait with anticipation for the announcement of the outcomes.

For additional information, visit the Official Website of Wiki Loves Earth .

Application Deadline

July 31, 2024

Wishing you the best of luck!

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