St. Petersburg in many colors

St. Petersburg in many colors

  • Posted on: November 3, 2011
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In “Wikipedia Loves Petersburg” competition there were 13 prizes total in various nominations. The contest was intent to give an illustrative material for encyclopedical project «Wikipedia», as well as to draw attention to architectural heritage of St. Petersburg protection. 10 winners that will represent Russia in all-European part of the competition were selected from more than 4472 works.

All winners are newbies on Commons. They have created their accounts specially to take part in the competition.

An exhibition of the competition winners will be open in St. Petersburg on 2nd of November (more info on the exhibition). (blog post by Анастасия Львова)

Best photo. Church of Saint Alexandr Nevsky (“Capella”). Author: Koryakov K. M.


Best photo. Church of Saint Alexandr Nevsky (“Capella”). Author: Koryakov K. M.

Best amateur photo, taken by Canon Digital IXUS 60 compact camera. Marble bridge in Catherine Park, Pushkin town. Author: SBMK.


Best amateur photo. Marble bridge in Catherine Park, Pushkin town. Author: SBMK

Best photo of a building element. Majolica of St. Petersburg mosque. Author: Canes.


Best photo of a building element. Majolica of St. Petersburg mosque. Author: Canes

Community Pick Award (51 votes in the voting). Trinity Izmailov Cathedral in fire, 25 August 2006. Author: Oleg Syromyatnikov.


Community Pick Award. Trinity Izmailov Cathedral in fire, 25 August 2006. Author: Oleg Syromyatnikov.

Nomination by “Running City”: City at walk. Nikolsky market. Author: Alexander Skibitskiy.


Nomination by Running City: City at walk. Nikolsky market. Author:  Alexander Skibitskiy.

Nomination by “Living city”, a city-saving initiative: Best photo of a monument in the context of background historic buildings. Malo-Kalinkin bridge. Author: Tryola.


Nomination by Living city, a city-saving initiative: Best photo of a monument in the context of background historic buildings. Malo-Kalinkin bridge. Author: Tryola

Nomination by “Vita Nova” publisher: decided by the jury — Best night photo. Smolny Convent. Author: Sviatoslav Vladimirovich


Nomination by Vita Nova publisher: decided by the jury — Best night photo. Smolny Convent. Author: Святослав Владимирович

Nomination by “Vita Nova” publisher: decided by the jury — Best HDR photo. Church of the Savior on Blood. Author: NoPlayerUfa


Nomination by Vita Nova publisher: decided by the jury — Best HDR photo. Church of the Savior on Blood. Author: NoPlayerUfa

Best panoramic photo. Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange Square Ensemble and Rostral Columns, Tip of Vasilievsky Island. Author: Andrey Salnikov


Best panoramic photo. Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange Square Ensemble and Rostral Columns, Tip of Vasilievsky Island. Author: Andrey Salnikov

Most representative photo series of a monument. Part of set Narva Triumphal Arch. Author: Irina Smirnova


Most representative photo series of a monument. Part of set Narva Triumphal Arch. Author: Irina Smirnova

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