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Commons:Featured pictures

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Featured picturesEdit

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Featured pictures are images that the community has chosen to be highlighted as some of the finest on Commons. This page is a gallery of the various pictures - photographs, computerised graphics, animated media, etc. There are currently 6,916 of such images in the Commons repository which is roughly 0.028% of the available images (24,848,764). You can find all featured pictures in Category:Featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons.

Images may be considered for featured status by being listed at Commons:Featured picture candidates, where the community will reach a consensus. Further instructions and information is given at the page itself. You can also see some of our highly skilled contributors; our photographers and our illustrators, who have contributed to the Featured Pictures of the Commons.

Old candidates for Featured pictures are listed here. There are also chronological lists of featured pictures: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and current month.

For another overview of our finest pictures, take a look at our annual picture of the year election.

See also the Gallery Slideshow and an automatic slideshow loop (experimental). You can browse Featured pictures from all Wikimedia projects by subject or by country.

Feed-icon.svg RSS feed - new Featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons (add this link to your feed reader)

Picture of the day
Puente de la Torre, Londres, Inglaterra, 2014-08-11, DD 092.JPG
The Tower Bridge is a bascule and suspension bridge that crosses the River Thames in the center of London. Built between 1886 and 1894, it has become an iconic symbol of the city. It has a length of 244 m (800 feet) and the height of the towers is 65 m (213 feet). The 61 m (200 feet) long central span is split into two equal bascules than can be raised 86 degrees to allow the transit of ships. Otherwise the bridge is open to road traffic and pedestrians. Its name is taken from the nearby Tower of London.  

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