Lagos Municipalities Photowalk

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Group of the participants at the upload session

"Lagos Municipalities Photowalk is a project primarily focus on engaging professional photographers in taking freely licensed high quality photographs of municipalities and associated landmarks in Lagos State"

Objective[edit]

  • The aim of the project is to primarily focus on engaging professional photographers in taking freely licensed high quality photographs of municipalities and associated landmarks in Lagos State
  • To take and upload images of Lagos landmarks.
  • To recruit professional photographers for Wikimedia Commons
  • To increase contents on Wikimedia Commons
  • To improve contents on English Wikipedia, Yoruba Wikipedia, Igbo Wikipedia and Hausa Wikipedia

Recruit new editors

  • Engage existing editors
  • To create awareness about Wikimedia projects

Date[edit]

1 July - 15 July 2019

Place[edit]

Lagos, Nigeria

Photowalk[edit]

  • Meeting point at two areas:

Group 1 at Alakuko busstop, Lagos by 8am Group 2 at Ojoto busstop, Lagos by 8am

  • Photowalk started at 8:30 A.M.
  • Briefing about what to document and introduction ” 8:00 -8:30 A.M.
  • Photowalk ended at 7:00 P.M.

Event co ordinators[edit]

Upload Session[edit]

On 5th July 2019, the upload session took in place at Amen Hall, Ogba, Lagos with 37 people in attendance.

Participants[edit]

  1. Kaizenify (talk) 11:31, 9 July 2019 (UTC)
  2. User:Oludeleadewalephotography
  3. User:Lightfast Media
  4. User:Comradeayobami
  5. User:Maekawhy
  6. User:Blacksaltphotography
  7. User:Olatunbosun Success
  8. User:Omoeko Media
  9. User:Davidben zignature
  10. User:Harris Jac
  11. User:Signature56
  12. User:Mayorace
  13. User:Softwork Phototgraphy
  14. User:LaLibraPoshMedia
  15. User:Eighteenedition entertainment
  16. User:Johnbrainyvisuals
  17. User:Palmsgraphy
  18. User:Targetfotografi
  19. User:Teecrystal Photograpgy
  20. User:Larmis Phototgraphy
  21. User:Iwanjayz
  22. User:Godmyhelper


Outcome[edit]

  • over 800 images of Lagos landmarks uploaded on Commons.
  • value addition to through attachment of images to existing content.
  • New multilingual content is being created on the basis of this event.
  • Strong relationship with photography associations

Followups[edit]

A WhatsApp group of all the participants was created and well maintained

Gallery[edit]