Great report! Sounds like a wonderful event with good advocacy on the question of maintaining respect for basic freedoms of citizens when governments take security concerns a bit too far.
Warmest wishes from sunny San Francisco. Barry On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com > wrote: > Hi, > > > On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 9:54 PM, Anshuman Fotedar < > anshuman.fote...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Greetings! This is a short note on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II. Forty >> people turned up near the Oval Maidan at Churchgate at 8 am yesterday. The >> landmarks that were photographed included the Babulnath Temple, Nehru >> Science Centre, Opera House, St Thomas Cathedral, INS Vikrant and Yazdani >> Bakery. After the photos had been clicked many of the participants >> proceeded to Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR where they were >> shown how to upload to Commons using both the usual upload process and by >> using the mediawiki-uploader mass upload script. >> >> Nikita Belavate and Karthik Nadar put in a lot of work into the event. >> They helped many people contribute to the Commons while having a good time, >> and they deserve praise for making all of this happen. >> >> Our heartfelt gratitude to Pranav Curumsey, Vickram Crishna, Dr >> Nagarjuna, Noopur Raval and Moksh Juneja for all the help and mentoring. >> Thanks to Shrinivasan T for mediawiki-uploader :) And apologies if I missed >> anyone out. >> >> Do visit our maintenance category >> WTM<http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:WTM>, >> specially created for the event. 313 pictures have been uploaded so far. >> > > Fantastic !!! > > I was not there in this photography event. However, getting inspiration > from these pictures, I have uploaded some of the pictures I have taken > during WCI. These include some night pictures from Marine Drive and the > beautiful glass pane in the ocnvocation hall. Hope you will like them. I > will add a few more later on. You can find it here: > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:ListFiles/Sudhanwa_j > > Will love to see more images from WTM. > > Best regards > -Sudhanwa > ps: Usually, we are supposed to ask for permission of sensitive places > like temples, corporate houses etc. Even though it may be legally possible, > usually, photography is not permitted/done in such places. A balance of > "wasting a lot of time and energy (and equipment) with the cops and > security people" and "a few pictures" is to be achieved. > > ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! > web: www.sudhanwa.com blog: www.sudhanwa.in > Twitter: sudhanwa Check on FB, Linkedin for more. > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Barry Newstead Chief Global Development Officer Wikimedia Foundation Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate
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