Featured Wikipedia photos

March 2, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More

Have you ever viewed Wikipedia’s featured photos? These are the “images that the community has chosen to be highlighted as some of the finest on Commons.”  This is a terrific collection of many hundreds images, all of them under the Creative Commons license.

Image by Vic Viatour (via Creative Commons)

Image by Yuri Beletsky (Creative Commons)

Image by Stefan Krause (Creative Commons)

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Dave Jenkins says:

    I'm proud to say that one of my photos (of Gyeongju, Korea) won 'photo of the day' on wikipedia back in 2004. Unfortunately, I cannot locate the photo anywhere on wiki commons, so I guess it was eliminated in the greater machinations.

    As a policy, I've always opened all my photos under the CC license. As a result, I've "found" many of my photos on wikipedia– including photos that I didn't upload myself.

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