User talk:KriFFek

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--Kimse 00:08, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Image:Paolo Meneguzzi, Sweden, Eurovision 2008, 2nd semifinal.jpg[edit]

Hello KriFFek. I see you put a wrong name on this file. If you want to rename it, just upload the image with a correct name, then place this template {{bad name|correctly named image}} in the description of this one. For example: {{bad name|Image:Paolo Meneguzzi, Switzerland, Eurovision 2008, 2nd semifinal.jpg}}. Let me know if you have any questions. --Kimse 00:04, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Thanks) I uploaded new image and marked old as incorrect name.
You're welcome. Another thing I forgot to mention, when uploading images from Flickr.com, try to upload original high resolutions and place {{flickreview}} tag in descriptions so they could be reviewed by a bot or administrator to match with the original. For example, you uploaded Image:Paolo Meneguzzi, Switzerland, Eurovision 2008, 2nd semifinal.jpg and I placed the above tag in its description. So, the bot FlickreviewR noticed that a higher resolution was available, uploaded it, and confirmed that the image was properly licensed. Let me know if anything is confusing. --Kimse 22:44, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
Can we speak Russian? I think, it's our native language) So, my Internet is so slowly, but I'll place this tag into descriptions.KriFFek 14:26, 28 May 2008 (UTC)


Image:Brian Kennedy (singer).jpg[edit]

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-Mifter (talk) 00:35, 16 June 2008 (UTC)

Brian Kennedy photo[edit]

I deleted it because it is on Flickr with a non-commercial-only license. I don't know whether it was ever under a license acceptable to us; the Flickr review bot failed to determine the license. So, it has to stay deleted. I'm sorry. Lewis Collard! (lol, internet) 13:11, 16 June 2008 (UTC)

Tose Proeski[edit]

I wanted to thank you for uploading your Tose picture, I have been looking for an copyright free image forever. God Bless from an Macedonian. 98.243.158.123 16:27, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

ps: you should add Macedonian language for the comment section

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, KriFFek!

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.

BotMultichillT (talk) 05:59, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

File:Projeski Eurovision 2004.jpg[edit]

Dear KriFFek,

Per OTRS I recieved a ticket from Danny Mekic' claiming to be the real photographer of this photo. Sources on the internet (e.g. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=1740 ) support Mekic's claim of ownership. You however have uploaded the images as if they were your own ("Own work by uploader", here). If you are the actual owner of the picture, please leave a message here for me to sort things out. However if you do not own the rights of the image: you are not allowed to upload them to Wikimedia Commons and you are certainly not allowed to release them under a GFDL/CC-BY licence, please: respect the rights of photographers.

Luckily for us, Danny Mekic' agreed to release the image under CC-BY-SA/GFDL, as a result we do not have to nominate the images for deletion, I just had to get his name mentioned.

Thank you for your attention and please do not upload images you do own the rights of them, Mwpnl (talk) 20:36, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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If you created these pages, please note that the fact that they have been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with them, such as a copyright issue.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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Yours sincerely, heb [T C E] 14:13, 11 September 2013 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R2 Announcement[edit]

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open![edit]

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category have continued to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

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Picture of the Year 2013 Results Announcement[edit]

Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

Dear KriFFek,

The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

  • In the first round, 2852 people voted for all 962 files
  • In the second round, 2919 people voted for the 50 finalists (the top 30 overall and top 2 in each category)

We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful images and sharing them as freely licensed content:

  1. 157 people voted for the winner, an image of a lightbulb with the tungsten filament smoking and burning.
  2. In second place, 155 people voted for an image of "Sviati Hory" (Holy Mountains) National Park in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

Click here to view the top images »

We also sincerely thank to all 4070 voters for participating and we hope you will return for next year's contest in early 2015. We invite you to continue to participate in the Commons community by sharing your work.

Thanks,
the Picture of the Year committee

You are receiving this message because you voted in the 2013 Picture of the Year contest.

Delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:59, 26 March 2014 (UTC)