In Wiki Loves Earth, Pakistan’s Top 10 Photos Got Shortlisted to Win International Photography Competition
Pakistani photographers are credited with top 10 photos of the country and with their tremendous capturing talent.
Mesmerizing view of Jarbasu Lake, Skardu. _ Photo by Moiz Ismaili
Let’s get 2 years back to recall the glimpse of Pakistan which got privileged with a victory of Pakistani photographer’s pictures in the international photography contest. Those outstanding pictures were of Shangrila lake, Pakistan. Now, this year another chance has been given to Pakistani photographers whose 10 photos got shortlisted to win the international photography competition once again. It’s all about adding another feather to Pakistan’s cap by these local photographers.
A non-profit organization of California who also runs the popular Wikipedia, the Wikimedia has arranged this competition at international level. And Pakistan stood at the top in competition at such huge platform.
An actual motto behind this event is to get the benefit of the free license of Creative Commons and preserve the natural heritage of this planet.
With the number of more than 1,200 participants have made Pakistan the top country with the greatest amount of photographers. Furthermore, the reception of over 8,000 pictures by Pakistan has made it the top third sender of the year. Pakistan was in full swing even from the beginning of this competition to give tough time to more than 15,000 contestants who took part with over 130,000 photographs from 32 different countries around the globe.
By crediting the photographers, common users are fully allowed to use these photos because they remain license free.
More about Wiki Loves Earth, it’s quite similar to the Guinness Book of Record’s recognized competition named Wiki Loves Monuments. In 2013, Wiki Loves Earth organized its first competition in Ukraine and now leading as the largest photography competition of the world.
As Pakistan won the last round in 2015 which was the first participation by the country and it defeated 28 competitor nations.
Wiki Loves Earth will later disclose the international winners of 2017. Yet, Pakistani jury has selected the following photographs of Pakistan and listed their pictures at the top 10. Take a look and be greatly amused by this one of the best stuff of international photography competition.
Arang Kel. ─ Photo by Akaasi
Passu Cones, Hunza Valley. ─ Photo by Shahbaz Aslam
View of Siri from Paya, Shogran Valley. ─ Photo by Faisal Rafiq
Kalam, Swat. ─ Photo by Muhammad Akram Attari
Burawai near Naran. ─ Photo by Ghulam Murtaza
Hunza Valley. ─ Photo by Asad Aman
Tao Butt, Gurais Valley. ─ Photo by Muhammad Akram Attari
Payee Meadows and Makra Peak. Photo by Syed Bilal Javaid
Boyun Meadow, Swat. ─ Photo by Muhammad Akram Attari