A Pakistani photographer, Zaeem Siddiq clinched top position in Wiki Loves Earth contest
Wiki Loves Earth is a photograph competition organized by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is a contest of photography where participants pictured the natural beauty and uploaded those picture to the Wikimedia Commons Online plat-form.
In this photography contest, photographers from all around the world have participated. It has included atleast 8900 participants with over 108,000 pictures. From Pakistan almost 1500 participants have submitted more than 11,000 photos for this contest.
Among all those contestents, the jury has opted the photograph depicted one of the beautiful places of Pakistan, yes, it was of Lower Kachura Lake, a popular tourist destination in Central Karakoram National Park, Skardu, Pakistan which is famously known as Shangrilla Lake as the best photograph of the year 2015.
The second best photo was by Jorge Nelson Alves and it has depicted the breath-taking view of the Laurisilva (laurel forest) of Madeira, Portugal.
The third position holder was the Bernd Thaller and he took the photo of the Alpine ibex(a species of wild goat that lives in the Alps),in the National park, Hohe Tauern in Austria.The jury has selected 13 other such photographs showing the marvelous views of the nature.