Submissions/How I learnt basics of Photography ?

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Submission no. 2015 Subject - C1
Title of the submission

How I learnt basics of Photography ?

Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)

lighting talk

Author of the submission

Satdeep Gill

Language of presentation


E-mail address


Satdeep Gill

Country of origin


Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Punjabi Wikimedians,

Personal homepage or blog

User:Satdeep Gill

Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

I stared contributing to Wikimedia Commons by using my mobile phone. Last year we bought a camera for the Punjabi Wikimedians User Group and I started taking pictures with it. But something was not right. I clicked some good images (that's what I thought) but none of them were promoted to Quality Images and I guess there were a lot of issues.

I would like to talk about my small journey on Wikimedia Commons and how the collaborative nature of our movement lead me to contribute better images. Now, I have at least 23 Quality Images, 3 Valued Images and 1 Featured Picture. (I know these numbers might not mean a lot but I have cherished every moment when a picture was promoted and also when a picture was declined promotion as that has taught me a lot of things)

What will attendees take away from this session?

Attendees will learn basics of Photography that can help them take better pictures. Also, they will learn about our lovely global community.

Theme of presentation

Photography and Wikimedia Commons

For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?

Beginners and intermediate

Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
15 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Depends on the scholarship

Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?

This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

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