User talk:H2 Brad

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, H2 Brad!
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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, H2 Brad!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

CategorizationBot (talk) 12:09, 18 September 2011 (UTC)

File:MEGO 1976 Batgorl.jpg[edit]

You've uploaded a derivative work We're sorry, but File:MEGO 1976 Batgorl.jpg has been marked as a copyright violation. Wikimedia Commons only accepts free content, that is, images and other media files that can be used by anyone, for any purpose. Reproductions of copyrighted works are also subject to the same copyright, and therefore this file must unfortunately be considered non-free. For more information, please read Commons:Derivative works and Commons:Freedom of panorama. You can ask questions about Commons policies in Commons:Help desk.

The file you added will soon be deleted. If you believe this file is not a derivative of a non-free work, please explain why on the file description page. In case the file has already been deleted, you may contact the administrator who deleted it or make an undeletion request.


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Sorry but action figures are considered art and cannot be hosted on CommonsKTo288 (talk) 17:02, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

Hi Brad, the relevant policy is COM:TOYS, Category:Action figures is eplicit in stating that pictures of action figures are derivative works, yes you own the toy and the copyright of the image you took, no one is denying that, but the creator of the figure holds the copyright to it, and when the company went bust these most likely reverted to DC or were sold on by the administrator for what they could. If you feel that this image has been wrongly deleted, I can undelete it if you wish and list it under a regular deletion review.--KTo288 (talk) 14:55, 14 May 2012 (UTC)