Last modified on 3 August 2014, at 22:04

Commons:Picture of the day

Shortcut: COM:POTD

Picture of the day in other languages:

Alemannisch · aragonés · العربية · asturianu · беларуская · беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ · български · বাংলা · brezhoneg · bosanski · català · کوردی · čeština · Cymraeg · dansk · Deutsch · Ελληνικά · English · Esperanto · español · eesti · euskara · فارسی · français · Gaeilge · galego · ગુજરાતી · עברית · hrvatski · magyar · Հայերեն · interlingua · Bahasa Indonesia · italiano · 日本語 · ქართული · қазақша · Кыргызча · ភាសាខ្មែរ · 한국어 · Latina · lietuvių · Lëtzebuergesch · македонски · മലയാളം · Bahasa Melayu · Malti · Bân-lâm-gú · مازِرونی · norsk bokmål · Nederlands · norsk nynorsk · occitan · ଓଡ଼ିଆ · Ирон · Kapampangan · polski · português · română · русский · slovenčina · slovenščina · shqip · српски / srpski · srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски · suomi · svenska · ไทย · Türkçe · українська · Tiếng Việt · Winaray · Yorùbá · 粵語 · 中文(简体)‎ · 中文(繁體)‎ · +/−

2014 20 12 06:16 UTC
Picture of the day
Mushroom in Timna Park in summer 2011 (1).JPG
Mushroom and a half, result of wind erosion, in Timna Park, Southern Israel.  
POTD logo

These are images selected for display on the Main Page as the Picture of the day. Publishing them on this page allows users to translate the captions into other languages.

As of 1 July 2007, all Pictures of the Day are chosen among the Featured pictures of Commons. Featured pictures are the finest images on Wikimedia Commons and are selected by consensus on Commons:Featured picture candidates. For instructions on how to add a Picture of the Day, see Commons:Picture of the day/Instructions.

Featured envelope.svg
 Receive the Picture of the day via e-mail (mailing-list)
Feed-icon.svg
 Receive the Picture of the Day via RSS web feed (more information)
Applications-internet.svg
 Add the Picture of the Day widget to your own website



The current Picture of the Day can be included on a page using the template
{{Potd|width=300|float=right|lang=en}}
The image can be accessed using
[[Image:{{Potd/{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}-{{CURRENTDAY2}}}}]]
The caption can be accessed using
{{Potd/{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}-{{CURRENTDAY2}} (en)}}

Write a description

You can write a description for a Picture of the day by using this function. Replace YYYY with the wanted year, MM with month, DD with day and xx with your language code. Furher information is given on the page that opens after you click on the button.


Current month

1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 · 28 · 29 · 30 · 31

1

The Arslanagić Bridge is a 80 m long and 6 m high Ottoman bridge built originally in 1574 by order of the Grand Vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and rebuilt in 1972 in the city of Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was an important trading link over the Trebišnjica river between Novi (Herceg Novi in Montenegro) and Ragusa (Dubrovnik in Croatia).

Change image
English : The Arslanagić Bridge is a 80 m long and 6 m high Ottoman bridge built originally in 1574 by order of the Grand Vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and rebuilt in 1972 in the city of Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was an important trading link over the Trebišnjica river between Novi (Herceg Novi in Montenegro) and Ragusa (Dubrovnik in Croatia).

2

Le sculpteur, by Camille Lefèvre.

Change image
English : Le sculpteur, by Camille Lefèvre.

3

Double guitar from the luthier Alexandre Voboam, Paris, 1690.

Change image
English : Double guitar from the luthier Alexandre Voboam, Paris, 1690.

4

Mice barn in Rödder (Kirchspiel), Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Change image
English : Mice barn in Rödder (Kirchspiel), Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

5

Actors in the makeup process of a Koothu-P-Pattarai theater perfomance, India.

Change image
English : Actors in the makeup process of a Koothu-P-Pattarai theater perfomance, India.

6

German captain Kevin Karschau goes forward with the ball while Italian captain Davide Motaran tries to stop him, Germany vs Italy, 2014 Roller Hockey European Championship.

Change image
English : German captain Kevin Karschau goes forward with the ball while Italian captain Davide Motaran tries to stop him, Germany vs Italy, 2014 Roller Hockey European Championship.

7

Red-stalked evening primrose (Oenothera rubricaulis), flowers. Ukraine.

Change image
English : Red-stalked evening primrose (Oenothera rubricaulis), flowers. Ukraine.

8

Reinaldo Melián, trumpeter of Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers, at a concert in Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Spain.

Change image
English : Reinaldo Melián, trumpeter of Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers, at a concert in Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Spain.

9


Change image

10

The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, informally called Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Change image
English : The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, informally called Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

11

Frescos of dome and ceiling in Melk Abbey Church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (born on 11th December 1654)

Change image
English : Frescos of dome and ceiling in Melk Abbey Church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (born on 11th December 1654)

12

Dancing Girls Bath located on the ancient Courtesan Street at Hampi, India

Change image
English : Dancing Girls Bath located on the ancient Courtesan Street at Hampi, India

13

A man with his grandson in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Change image
English : A man with his grandson in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

14


Change image

15

Interior of the Christmas Tree, Puerta del Sol, Madrid.

Change image
English : Interior of the Christmas Tree, Puerta del Sol, Madrid.

16


Change image

17

Tripedalia cystophora is a small species of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Central Indo-Pacific. Box jellyfishes are quick swimmers, and able to see, as they can have up to 24 eyes in their rhopalia.

Change image
English : Tripedalia cystophora is a small species of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Central Indo-Pacific. Box jellyfishes are quick swimmers, and able to see, as they can have up to 24 eyes in their rhopalia.

18

Dutch men-o'-war and other shipping in a calm by Willem van de Velde II (Baptized December 18, 1633).

Change image
English : Dutch men-o'-war and other shipping in a calm by Willem van de Velde II (Baptized December 18, 1633).

19

Bronze bead necklace (Bronze age, 1800-1500 BC) from the cave called "Le Cuzoul d'Armand" in Penne, Tarn, France.

Change image
English : Bronze bead necklace (Bronze age, 1800-1500 BC) from the cave called "Le Cuzoul d'Armand" in Penne, Tarn, France.

20

Mushroom and a half, result of wind erosion, in Timna Park, Southern Israel.

Change image
English : Mushroom and a half, result of wind erosion, in Timna Park, Southern Israel.

21

Hills and vineyards in the Orb River Valley, France.

Change image
English : Hills and vineyards in the Orb River Valley, France.

22

Gatherers in a saffron farm, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Razavi Khorasan province, Iran.

Change image
English : Gatherers in a saffron farm, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Razavi Khorasan province, Iran.

23

Pure (99.9 %) cobalt chips, electrolytically refined, as well as a high purity (99.8 % = 2N8) 1 cm3 cobalt cube for comparison.

Change image
English : Pure (99.9 %) cobalt chips, electrolytically refined, as well as a high purity (99.8 % = 2N8) 1 cm3 cobalt cube for comparison.

24

Typical Christmas table in Serbia.

Change image
English : Typical Christmas table in Serbia.

25

Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz, Berlin.

Change image
English : Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz, Berlin.

26

The construction of Moscow International Business Center (Moscow-City) at night, March 2008.

Change image
English : The construction of Moscow International Business Center (Moscow-City) at night, March 2008.

27


Change image

28

The Windmills of Consuegra (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), seen at dusk in the image, were built in the first half of the 19th century and were proclaimed as Spanish Historical Site in 2008.

Change image
English : The Windmills of Consuegra (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), seen at dusk in the image, were built in the first half of the 19th century and were proclaimed as Spanish Historical Site in 2008.

29


Change image

30

A Plasma ball photographed from above.

Change image
English : A Plasma ball photographed from above.

31

Black-and-white photograph of Luz Station in São Paulo, Brazil

Change image
English : Black-and-white photograph of Luz Station in São Paulo, Brazil

Request an additional language – Demande d’ajout d’une langue

Next month

Previous month

See also