User talk:Jmturner

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Welcome to Mark Turner's Wikimedia Commons page![edit]

English: Welcome to the Commons, Jmturner!
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Sz-iwbot 20:53, 11 April 2008 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:North-Carolina-Executive-Mansion-20080321.jpeg[edit]

Image Tagging Image:Progress-Energy-Center-for-the-Performing-Arts-20080321.jpeg[edit]

Great work...[edit]

...on all of these pix. Don't worry about these Commons bots. I think you added the information so they won't be deleted. This site is insanely weird and difficult. AgnosticPreachersKid 03:12, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

Appreciate the pictures![edit]

Thanks for uploading your pictures of North Carolina! I'm going to geocode some of them in the near future. --Specious (talk) 03:40, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Description of and link to category[edit]

I have seen your photo File:Artspace-20080429.jpeg. Could you please mention something more in the description about where the photo was taken such as country and city. Further could you please add a link to a category otherwise it is very difficult for others to find your photo. In your gallery http://toolserver.org/~daniel/WikiSense/Gallery.php?wikifam=commons.wikimedia.org&img_user_text=Jmturner I have seen more photos without a link to a category. Could you please add these links. Info about that you can find on page Commons:Category. Thanks Wouter (talk) 22:14, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Ah, thanks for the tip. I haven't thought of adding categories to my photo but its a great idea. I'll work to get those updated. Jmturner (talk) 02:21, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

Dodd-Hinsdale House image request[edit]

Would you consider taking a photo of the Dodd-Hinsdale House (330 Hillsborough Street)? The current photo has a copyright violation (may be removed soon) and is not very large. I directed this request to you because you are from the area, and I appreciate the quality of your other Raleigh images.

Thank you --Fox69 (talk) 14:24, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

Sure! I'll swing by this week to capture a new, public domain image. Thanks for asking (I love assignments)! Jmturner (talk) 14:50, 2 August 2010 (UTC)
Hey, Mr. Fox. What do you think of my pic? Jmturner (talk) 00:36, 5 August 2010 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Jmturner!

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:

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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) 11:07, 24 September 2010 (UTC)


Jim, Good to hear from you. Got your note about the USS Truxtun. If you could dig up that pic, that would be great! thanks, chris