Photo Contest

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WHAT: The Portland Wiki Photo Scavenger Hunt is a one day event for contributors and visitors of, to take snapshots and photographs that can be used as support imagery a page or topic. The goal is to inspire activism and artistic expression by challenging participants to capture personal and/or original photograhpy for the use at PortlandWiki. Due to the size and depth of knowledge that wiki's strive to fill, there is always a need for image and photographic support. has the same challenge, but we have a special talent. PortlandWiki participants live in or near Portland! Anyone with a cellphone can take a photo that can be used, so there are no limits to how many photos and topics we can generate.

WHEN: Saturday June 4th.

* How to Qualify: The general idea is that it takes place on a Saturday, where qualifying photos must be taken between 9am-5pm. Date-stamped.

* Where: A voluntary kick-off will happen in the morning. Tshirts can be handed out, and a chance to look at scavenger hunt prizes.

* Who: Anyone is welcome to participate!, though registration as a contributor is requested, so that their submissions can be tracked.


  • Must be for a legitimate page on PortlandWiki that exists (if it doesn't exist yet, you can create it!)


  • Most Photos Taken
  • Highest Quality
  • Most Interesting


Prices are still in the works, but here are some candidates:

  • Trophies
  • Gift Certificates
  • Mugs & T-shirts

Uploading process

Since multiple photos will be uploaded per person, it would be great if possible to have a special batch uploading process. (TBD)


To do (preparation)

  • Improve upload form
  • Improve create page form
  • Find physical trophies
  • Create a Scavenger Hunt logo for use on tshirts.