User:Muhammad Mahdi Karim

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"Photography is a form of hunting where that which is shot, lives forever" ~Muhammad Mahdi

Hi, I am Muhammad Mahdi Karim, a photographer living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I am interested in digital photography especially in macro photography and panoramas. You can contact me by email or via my talk page.

My website has a gallery of my images. Visit, for regular updates and latest pictures.

Photographic Gear[edit]

My Pictures[edit]

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Featured Pictures[edit]

My Featured pictures. Currently 152 featured pictures. Displaying newest to oldest.

Mysore Palace in the morning
Inside the Chehel Sotoun, in Isfahan, Iran
Members of the Tanzanian Red Cross and emergency servicemen remove one of the victims from the rubble of the 2013 Dar es Salaam building collapse
Soursop, Annona muricata and cross section
Taj Mahal mosque, Agra, India
Bangalore panorama
Bara Imambara, Lucknow, India
Wildebeests and Impalas graze in the Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
A Delmas operated Container ship unloading containers at the Zanzibar port in Tanzania
A panorama of the Old Fort of Zanzibar and the Stone Town as seen from the House of Wonders in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Inside the Ngorongoro crater, tourists looking at animals. The background features the rim of the crater
Images demonstrating a 6 image focus bracket of A Tachinid fly.
A panorama showing the Uluguru Mountains Ranges , in Tanzania
Moshi Town. Mt Kilimanjaro in the background
Morogoro Town
Apple mango and its cross section
Dar es Salaam before dusk

Panorama of Dar es Salaam.

Pictures Edited by Me[edit]


Congratulations! You have been selected as one of Wikipedia's Masters of Photography for your outstanding contributions to the project.
Well Done! --Fir0002

I hereby award Mr. Karim this Photographers Blackbelt for his outstanding and excellent pictures.        
  • Richard Bartz • [®] • 17:07, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
You have brought us beautiful images of the flora and fauna of parts of the world systematically under-represented on Wikipedia. Please carry on! de Bivort 07:37, 23 May 2009 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
Nice pics --Extra 999 (Contact me + contribs) 11:00, 29 July 2010 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
For your excellent photographic contributions to Wikipedia (and the world). Keep up the good work! KFP (contact - edits) 19:28, 7 October 2011 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
Hi Muhammad,

you already know, that I really like your outstanding pictures. And I wanted to try out the hearth in the tool bar. So here is a Barnstar that you really deserve. -cu Sven Sven.petersen (talk) 11:28, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

The Photographer's Barnstar
For consistently excellent work Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates contributing quality nominees, countering systemic bias, and setting the standard for congenial reviews and discourse. You've long since earned this barnstar. DurovaCharge! 04:08, 26 February 2009 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
You have taken many great pictures. One is even featured on the main page today! Nice job! Crazymonkey1123 (Jacob) T/S 01:11, 26 April 2011 (UTC)
The Resilient Barnstar
For the continuing of your great work at FP process in spite of many unfair reviews --Mbz1 (talk) 15:07, 10 February 2008 (UTC))
The Photographer's Barnstar
Thank you for all your images Spongie555 (talk) 04:16, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
For your numerous recent photo contributions. Pinetalk 10:12, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

The Photographer's Barnstar
I like all of your pictures. I appreciate your work. Kudos Karim.... Surya Prakash.S.A. (talk) 17:00, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For your kind readiness always to help out I am awarding you with this barnstar. Mbz1 (talk) 14:11, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

The Wikiproject Lepidoptera Barnstar
For your valuable images on butterflies, moths and early stage, I award you this WikiProject Lepidoptera barnstar! AshLin (talk) 05:15, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
The Original Barnstar
Asalam o alaikum, Muhammad,

You own a gifted skill, keep it up.

Dr. Mazar (Cuba) Big101big (talk) 04:46, 18 December 2011 (UTC)

The Original Barnstar
excellent are doing very wel...keep it up...i lyk ur work...:)) Asna Ahmed (talk) 11:44, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan
Hello Mahdi Karim, Thank you very much for being part of Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan jury. Your help and assistance is very much appreciated. We're proud to have such a great Wikipedian and a talented photographer. With love from Pakistan. Thank you! Saqib (talk) 15:49, 21 October 2014 (UTC)
The Photographer's Barnstar
Great job bro!! The herald 15:17, 30 October 2014 (UTC)
The India Star
Dear Muhammad, this one is for two FPs on India - Bangles & the Red Weaver ant. AshLin (talk) 14:05, 17 November 2014 (UTC)