Wiki Loves Earth Photography Competition 2024

Wiki Loves Earth Photography Competition 2024
  •  Contest
  •  31-Jul-2024
  •   Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

Wiki Loves Earth is an international photography competition to promote natural heritage sites around the World through Wikimedia projects (mainly  Wikipedia and  Wikimedia Commons). This is the fifth time Nigeria will be participating in the contest and it would be held during 1 June — 31 July 2024. In the first edition and second edition, over 1000 quality images were uploaded by participants in Nigeria. Everyone is welcome to get involved, whether as a participant (photographer), organizational volunteer, or both. Join us to contribute free-licensed images of natural heritages in  Nigeria.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to anyone across Africa;
  • All photos must be taken by the person submitting them. Unless, they are uploaded during a registered mass upload session. Your image must have your name, username or nom de plume on the uploaded file.
  • You can enter media that was taken at any time, even historic photographs (as long as you own the copyright on these photographs or they are in the public domain), but they must be uploaded during those dates. Photographs that are already on Commons and re-uploaded are not eligible.
  • Participants must be registered on Wikimedia Commons and be contactable. Please enable e-mail on Wikimedia Commons when registering so they can contact you if your image is chosen for a prize.
  • All entries submitted to the contest must be under a free licence (or in the public domain). In most cases, the photo will automatically be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 (CC-BY-SA 4.0).
  • Images that are less than 2MB or have watermarks or embedded signatures will not be eligible.
  • Pictures or media must be categorised under Images from Wiki Loves Africa 2022 to be eligible.
  • To be considered for the video prize, the file must be uploaded in a video format (.ogg, .ogv, or .webm) that is accepted on Wikimedia Commons. Please note that the audio and visual quality and storytelling will be taken into account for your file to be eligible for a prize.

Offered Benefits


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

Other categories

  • Prizes will be awarded to the best 2 images from each participating fan clubs and hubs
  • Prizes will be awarded to the highest number of contributions from each of the participated fan clubs and hubs
  • Top 10 contributors (by the number of photographs) will be rewarded with WLE T-shirt. See more details...

Application Process

How to participate:

  • Sign in or Create a New Account on Wikimedia Commons
  • Name your photos well
  • Use our Upload Button at the top OR  Click here to upload images
  • Share your upload success on social media with our hashtags: #WLENG #WLE2024.
  • And wait patiently for the results! All the best!
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