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You can participate in Wiki Loves Monuments by making pictures '''yourself''' and upload them during the photo contest in the month September. It does not matter when you made those pictures: the only thing that counts is that they are uploaded in the month September in the way described below.
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You can participate in Wiki Loves Monuments by taking pictures '''yourself''' and uploading them during the photo contest throughout the month of September. It does not matter when you took those pictures: the only thing that counts is that they are uploaded during September in the way described below.
  
See for an overview of the monuments with their number on the page: <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/wiki/Lists_of_monuments '''Lists of monuments''']</span>.
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For an overview of the monuments with their numbers, see the <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/wiki/Lists_of_monuments '''Lists of monuments''']</span> page.
  
See for the rules and the prizes the page: <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/wiki/Rules '''Organisation''']</span>.
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For the rules and the prizes, see the <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/wiki/Rules '''Organisation''']</span> page.
  
 
== Creating an account ==
 
== Creating an account ==
To be able to participate in the photo context Wiki Loves Monuments in South Africa, you need to have an account on [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page '''Wikimedia Commons''']. If you do not have an account, you can easily create one via <span class="plainlinks">[http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Main_Page&returntoquery=uselang%3Den&uselang=en this link]</span>. You must register a valid e-mail address in your account on Wikimedia Commons.
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[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page '''Wikimedia Commons'''] is the central database for pictures and other media used on Wikipedia and other sites. To be able to participate in the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest in South Africa, you need to have an account on Wikimedia Commons. If you do not have an account, you can easily create one: click on <span class="plainlinks">[http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Main_Page&returntoquery=uselang%3Den&uselang=en this link]</span>. To be eligible for the competition, you must register a valid e-mail address in your account on Wikimedia Commons.
 
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Wikimedia Commons is the central database for pictures and other media used on Wikipedia and other sites.
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== Uploading photos ==
 
== Uploading photos ==
To upload pictures you need to be logged into Wikimedia Commons. When you are logged in, the "Login/Register" button is replaced with your name on Wikimedia Commons.  
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To upload pictures you need to be logged into Wikimedia Commons: the link to log in is on the top right hand side of the page if you're not logged in. When you are logged in, the "Login/Register" link is replaced with your name on Wikimedia Commons.  
  
 
There are two ways to upload your photo.
 
There are two ways to upload your photo.
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* With the <span class="plainlinks">[http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Upload&uselang=wikilovesmonumentsza uploadform]</span>
 
* With the <span class="plainlinks">[http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Upload&uselang=wikilovesmonumentsza uploadform]</span>
  
Use the way you find most easy and comfortable. Below are some points to take in mind when uploading.
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Use the way you find most easy and comfortable. Below are some points to bear in mind when uploading.
  
 
=== Points to note ===
 
=== Points to note ===
 
* Give the file a meaningful name that describes what the picture shows (with "Save as")
 
* Give the file a meaningful name that describes what the picture shows (with "Save as")
* Select the appropriate province in South Africa and enter the number of the monument as specified in the <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.wikilovesmonuments.be/w/index.php?title=Lists_of_monuments&setlang=en To be updated]</span>.
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* Select the appropriate province in South Africa and enter the number of the monument as specified in <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.wikilovesmonuments.be/w/index.php?title=Lists_of_monuments&setlang=en To be updated]</span>.
* Enter in as many languages ​​as possible a description of what is shown on the picture. Use for this the four entry fields for the languages ​​English, Zulu, Afrikaan, and Sotho.
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* Enter a description of what is shown on the picture in as many languages ​​as possible. For this, you can use the four entry fields for the languages ​​English, Zulu, Afrikaans, and Sotho.  You can also add more languages to the list while uploading.
  
 
=== Extra ===
 
=== Extra ===
 
* Specify if possible, an appropriate category when uploading.
 
* Specify if possible, an appropriate category when uploading.
* You can also help by adding the image of the monument in the relevant list of monuments.
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* You can also help by adding the image of the monument to the relevant list of monuments.
 
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Pictures about other monuments and subjects, and pictures of monuments uploaded outside the month of September, do not participate in this competition, but are also very welcome!
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Pictures about other monuments and subjects, and pictures of monuments uploaded outside the month of September, are not eligible to be entered into this competition, but are of course always welcome!

Revision as of 04:28, 1 August 2012

You can participate in Wiki Loves Monuments by taking pictures yourself and uploading them during the photo contest throughout the month of September. It does not matter when you took those pictures: the only thing that counts is that they are uploaded during September in the way described below.

For an overview of the monuments with their numbers, see the Lists of monuments page.

For the rules and the prizes, see the Organisation page.

Contents

Creating an account

Wikimedia Commons is the central database for pictures and other media used on Wikipedia and other sites. To be able to participate in the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest in South Africa, you need to have an account on Wikimedia Commons. If you do not have an account, you can easily create one: click on this link. To be eligible for the competition, you must register a valid e-mail address in your account on Wikimedia Commons.

Uploading photos

To upload pictures you need to be logged into Wikimedia Commons: the link to log in is on the top right hand side of the page if you're not logged in. When you are logged in, the "Login/Register" link is replaced with your name on Wikimedia Commons.

There are two ways to upload your photo.

Use the way you find most easy and comfortable. Below are some points to bear in mind when uploading.

Points to note

  • Give the file a meaningful name that describes what the picture shows (with "Save as")
  • Select the appropriate province in South Africa and enter the number of the monument as specified in To be updated.
  • Enter a description of what is shown on the picture in as many languages ​​as possible. For this, you can use the four entry fields for the languages ​​English, Zulu, Afrikaans, and Sotho. You can also add more languages to the list while uploading.

Extra

  • Specify if possible, an appropriate category when uploading.
  • You can also help by adding the image of the monument to the relevant list of monuments.

Pictures about other monuments and subjects, and pictures of monuments uploaded outside the month of September, are not eligible to be entered into this competition, but are of course always welcome!

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