[Wiki Loves Monuments] Metro Photo Challenge

Andrew Gray andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
Wed Sep 4 11:43:01 UTC 2013

You retain copyright but grant them a pretty wide license for the next five


Last year was claimed as 80,000 people contributing 225,000 images, so they
are technically larger in terms of participants if not of results.


On 4 September 2013 09:19, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does someone know this challenge? I saw it quite prominently advertised on
> Metro this Monday.
>         «The Metro Photo Challenge, the world’s biggest photography
> competition, officially launched on Tuesday», «2013 will mark the seventh
> Metro Photo Challenge [...] we’re going to ask you to capture more of a
> process than a thing [...] sensing the world around you».
> <http://www.metro.us/newyork/**news/2013/09/02/what-inspires-**
> your-senses-enter-the-2013-**metro-photo-challenge/<http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/2013/09/02/what-inspires-your-senses-enter-the-2013-metro-photo-challenge/>
> >
> http://metrophotochallenge.**com/ <http://metrophotochallenge.com/>
>         Are they the previous holders of the Guinness world record
> ("forgetting" to update their claims) or are they just making it up? I
> didn't actually try to register but I can't find any information on
> licensing; interesting that they felt compelled to add a "we'll donate to a
> charity" incentive. They have 5200 photos and and 2700 uploaders so far.
> Nemo
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