Submissions/Portrait of Commons: History and analysis of Picture of the Year

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Winner of 2012 POTY: European Bee-eater, Ariège, France. The female (in front) awaits the offering which the male will make. Pierre Dalous (User:Kookaburra 81)
Submission no. 
3063
Subject no. 
S1
Title of the submission

Portrait of Commons: History and analysis of Picture of the Year

Type of submission

presentation and discussion (I plan to have a 5 to 10 min presentation and a 15 to 20 min discussion)

Author of the submission

Béria Lima

Country of origin

Brazil

Affiliation

Adm @ Commons and Meta, Board member of Wikimedia Portugal.

E-mail address

berialima@gmail.com

Username

Beria @ all projects

Personal homepage or blog
Abstract

The Annual competition "Picture of the Year" (POTY) is event where the images that became Featured Pictures during the year, are voted on by members from all Wikimedia projects, to produce a single winner. This analysis explore the history, organization and future of POTY.

Detailed proposal

The Annual competition "Picture of the Year" (POTY) is event where the images that became Featured Pictures during the year, are voted on by members from all Wikimedia projects, to produce a single winner. This analysis explore the history, organization and future of POTY. Since it's creation in 2006, the Picture of the Year competition is one of the highlights of Commons. After seven years of existence, the competition, that in the last edition had 4000 participants, will have it's methods, history, criteria, timeline and rules analysed and discussed.

Track
  • WikiCulture and Community
Length of presentation/talk
25 Minutes (or 30 if possible)
Language of presentation/talk
English
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Yes, I will.

Slides or further information (optional)

Will be provided in a date closer to the presentation.

Special requests

Interested attendees

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  1. Always interested in POTY. CT Cooper · talk 00:08, 29 April 2013 (UTC)
  2. A chance to talk about POTY. --Miya (talk) 07:52, 29 April 2013 (UTC)
  3. Daniel Mietchen (talk) 00:52, 30 April 2013 (UTC)
  4. Blue Rasberry (talk) 18:14, 30 April 2013 (UTC)
  5. 77.125.108.147 21:18, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
  6. --Wilfredor (talk) 22:14, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
  7. BlaueWunder (talk) 22:18, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
  8. Poco a poco (talk) 09:54, 5 August 2013 (UTC)
  9. --Dvdgmz (talk) 15:35, 5 August 2013 (UTC)

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