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Image:2004-09-02 1580x2800 chicago IBM building.jpg[edit]

Hi, I have just been going through various Wikimedia projects that use Image:IBM bldg jc01.jpg and changing them to use Image:2004-09-02 1580x2800 chicago IBM building.jpg. In doing so I noticed that you made a slightly different crop for the two images. In the newer image there is a little bit of the Marina City complex that pokes in at the left of the picture. I think that it looks better with that cropped out, if you agree would you upload a new crop. Thanks, —JeremyA 14:55, 1 April 2007 (UTC)

Ok it's gone. I usually point to the replacement image in my deletion summary but I can't find one for Image:Blue_angels_chi_2004.jpg. Is this an image that you didn't intend to replace? —JeremyA 20:02, 1 April 2007 (UTC)

Picture deletion[edit]

The three first pictures are still used in other wiki projects. Michelet-密是力 07:37, 9 April 2007 (UTC)

badname tag[edit]

Please read commons policy, you just re-added a badname tag where it had been removed by me. badname is only to be used on *identical* images. If the image is not identical use COM:DEL instead. Thank you. Lcarsdata 21:35, 14 April 2007 (UTC)


Image:2004-09-07_1800x2400_chicago_picasso.jpg[edit]

Image deletion warning Image:2004-09-07_1800x2400_chicago_picasso.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

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Cecil (talk) 22:37, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Regional high speed rail map[edit]

Image:Midwest regional rail initiative.jpg[edit]

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This is not public domain, as claimed. Fair use is not valid on Commons, although it definitely can be used as a justification on Wikipedia. Please move this to Wikipedia, tagging it appropriately as copyrighted material used with fair use. -Avram (talk) 01:06, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:2004-07-14 2600x1500 chicago lake skyline.jpg[edit]

Could you produce a very high quality Chicago skyline photo that adequately captures it in daylight with minimal smog. Pleeasssee use your SLR :) Preferably a wide lens would be better but we need an "iconic" photo that captures the skyline without too much additional fuss. Your current one Image:2004-07-14 2600x1500 chicago lake skyline.jpg is a great frame actually so you could even do that same perspective. But the point being the colors of the buildings need to come off a little better. Davumaya (talk) 21:44, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Help needed[edit]

Hi Jcrocker,

I saw all the pictures of Chicago you made, maybe you can help me. As I'm writting an article in french uppon the "Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago". I noticed there is no picture available of the building. May I ask if you have some and would agree to dowload them on Commons ?

Best regards. Giovanni-P (talk) 06:43, 6 February 2009 (UTC)

licensing[edit]

Hi Jcrocker, I was wondering if you've ever considered using the Creative Commons Attribution license {{cc-by-3.0}} for your photographs. It is essentially the same as the custom license you are using, but is formulated to be legally enforceable throughout the world and to minimize conflicts with other licenses. Kaldari (talk) 18:08, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

File:2010-06-13_1984x2976_chicago_we_will.jpg[edit]

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JeremyA (talk) 19:45, 31 July 2010 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Jcrocker!

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.

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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) 15:41, 6 June 2011 (UTC)