About Me

Frank Schulenburg is an award-winning photographer for Wikipedia. He has taken photos on five continents, has traveled to more than thirty countries and has lived in three. He is most interested in landscape, wildlife, and travel photography and shoots images for free educational purposes whenever the occasion arises.

On Wikipedia, Frank’s photos achieved “featured picture” status, ranking them among the online encyclopedia’s finest images. On Flickr, several of his photos were featured in the “explore” section, with his best image reaching an audience of 26,000 over the course of two days. In 2013, Frank won the national U.S. competition of Wiki Loves Monuments, the world’s largest photo contest.

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Recent Blog Posts

February 11, 2017 |

I dropped out of 100wikiCommonsDays – here’s why I enjoyed it anyway

Is it possible to upload a photo to Wikimedia Commons, Wikipedia’s media repository, every day for 100...

February 4, 2017 |

Top photo spots for San Francisco nature and wildlife photographers (1): January

When friends from other countries visit San Francisco, they often ask me about my favorite photography spots. As...

May 8, 2016 |

A Wikipedia Photographer in Yellowstone (2): Do’s and dont’s of wildlife photography in a national park

After having spent some time in Yellowstone, I’d like to offer some advice to fellow photographers who are...

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