Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in Canada FAQ
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Is the contest free?
Yes, there is no cost to participate. You must only become a member of Wikimedia Commons and register to the contest.
When can I take pictures?
Any time. The contest take place during the whole month of September, but you can submit pictures taken at any time, even ones taken several years ago. The only rule is to upload them to Commons between 1st and 30th September.
Am I allowed to retouch my pictures?
Yes. You can retouch your picture with any software.
Can I submit any type of pictures?
No, they must represent a monument or a historic place on the repertoire of Historic Places of Canada.
Can I submit pictures taken in another country?
Yes, if it is a regognized historic place by the government of that country. However, you will have to upload through the upload wizard of that country and you will be eligible for the contest of that country.
On maps, why markers are not of the same color?
A red mark does not mean Wikimedia Commons does not take more photos of this historic site, a photo in the repository can be improved, whether it is a better picture quality or better weather. The white marks does not mean that there is no picture in the repertory, it simply mean that no user added image in one of the lists.
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