[Wikimedia-l] Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!
mdennis at wikimedia.org
Mon Jan 27 13:02:56 UTC 2014
Agree with Asaf. It's a wonderful time every year to reflect on the
incredible work taking place at Commons. I not only appreciate the
incredible job you guys have done in making this beautiful and functional
but also that you're highlighting this work in this way. :)
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM, Asaf Bartov <abartov at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> for convenience, the correct link is of course without the "thanks" bit:
> I've started voting, and I've had to stop to express my thanks and
> admiration for the _fantastic_ experience provided this year. I'm sure it
> was a tremendous amount of work -- it's really appreciated! Everything is
> neat and responsive, the announcement comes when the information is already
> localized to quite a few languages, and the whole thing is just
> tremendously appealing.
> So thank you, everyone involved with all aspects of making this the
> awesomest POTY experience ever, right from the start.
> Even if you've never participated in POTY before, or didn't like the
> process previously, I encourage you to give it a shot this year!
> (those who know my wiki ways will know I am very much a verbal rather than
> visual kind of Wikimedian; I assure you some of my colleagues at WMF are
> double-checking the From: line in disbelief. I'm really that impressed!)
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 5:11 PM, User Mono <usermono at outlook.com> wrote:
> > Dear Wikimedians,
> > Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2013 Picture of the Year
> > competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the
> > Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional
> > contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited
> > vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year
> > (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.
> > Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the
> > international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all
> > in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant
> > shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical
> > images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive
> > human portraits, and so much more.
> > For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topical categories.
> > Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you may vote for
> > many images as you like. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in
> > each category will continue to the final. In the final round, you may
> > for just one image to become the Picture of the Year
> > Round 1 will end on 7 February 2014. To vote, visit
> > Thanks,User:Mono
> > Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee
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