Wikimedia India Photography Contest

Pravega brings to you a very unique photography contest. You get to do what you love (Photography), contribute to free online open source content on Wikimedia Commons, and also earn while you do so! Earn a fully sponsored trip around Bangalore and stand a chance to win prizes worth 10,000!


The Winner of the contest gets the Airbus A380 Prize of Rs 5,000, the runner up gets the Airbus A350 Prize Rs 3,000 and the second runner up gets the Airbus A330 Prize Rs 1,000. All finalists earn a sponsored trip around Bangalore.

How Do I Participate?
  • No restriction on age group, anyone with access to a device that can take images. Your submissions can be of any categories - nature, macro, street, portrait, etc.
  • Create a user account on Wikimedia, upload your photos on Wikimedia Commons (How?) , and share the link(s) of the images in the submissions portal.
  • The images should not contain any watermark. Only images with Wikimedia Commons links (Upload to Wikimedia and share the link) are accepted.
  • You can continue to submit photos till December 15th, 2018. You can submit only five photos, but you can edit your submissions till 11:59 PM December 15th, 2018.
  • Results will be declared on December 21st, 2018.
What Next?

Top 20 submitters will be announced on 21st December 2018.

The top 20 will be invited for a bus tour in and around Bangalore on 13th January 2019 to various scenic and photography hotspots for a photoshoot.

The finalists will have to submit your photographs from the tour within a week’s time post-processing (if any) and the winners will be announced by 15th February 2019.

Prizes will be announced soon.

Any Questions?

Contact our Photography Event Coordinator, Ramachandra Bangari


Submissions will be accepted only through the online portal. Submissions for the online round closes on December 10th, 2018.