User talk:Muhammad Mahdi Karim
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- 1 Picture of the Year voting round 1 open
- 2 Hibiscus on my blog
- 3 A barnstar for you!
- 4 Wish to use your picture for a powerpoint lecture
- 5 Reuse of your Emu Portrait
- 6 Using your Taj Mahal photo on a website - THANK YOU!
- 7 using your Plectroctena_sp_ants photo
- 8 use of your African Bush Elephant photo
- 9 using your Chrysomya megacephala photo
- 10 Using your Tehran NAM summit photo
- 11 Using your Gecko Photo
- 12 Appropriately Licensed
- 13 Use of "House crow, Bangalore India" photo
- 14 ur picture
- 15 Thanks!
- 16 Dar_es_Salaam_before_dusk
- 17 Onam greetings!
- 18 Thank you: I used your wildebeest photo on my page
- 19 Thank for the the use of your honey bee picture
- 20 On my use of your Chicken Female image
- 21 "Happy Diwali!"
- 22 Thank you
- 23 Hi
- 24 using the picture of the pollen baskets
- 25 Thank you!
- 26 Taj Mahal image
- 27 Your picture of a Crab-eating Macaque
- 28 Thanks for your classy images!
- 29 Photo of a honeybee in flight
- 30 Apis mellifera flying
- 31 Apis mellifera image used
- 32 Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement
- 33 Using your Mount Kilimanjaro page
- 34 Using your Aedes Aegypti image
- 35 USING YOUR JAMMA MASJID PICTURE
- 36 OmarKhayyam bust in Nishapur Iran….
- 37 Use of your photograph for the 68W Combat Medic Textbook for the U.S. Army
- 38 Using your giraffe picture on my blog
- 39 Golden Hour
- 40 Bee Pollen Bucket photo
- 41 Thank you
- 42 Thank you!
- 43 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aedes_aegypti.jpg
- 44 Thanks for your photo!
- 45 Using your Indian Palm Squirrel photo at cutefacts.com!
- 46 Musca Domestica Housefly Photo
- 47 I am using your photo of a cow's udders in a Power Point slide for a biology class
- 48 Honeycomb image for use in a illustration composition for a brand packaging
- 49 I am using your "Friday Prayers" image
- 50 I am using your "Mount Kilimanjaro" image
- 51 Thank You! Used African Bush Elephant image
- 52 Plains Zebra
- 53 FP Promotion
- 54 FP Promotion
- 55 FP Promotion
Picture of the Year voting round 1 open
Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2012 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We're interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year for 2012. Voting is open to established Wikimedia users who meet the following criteria:
- Users must have an account, at any Wikimedia project, which was registered before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC].
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- Users must vote with an account meeting the above requirements either on Commons or another SUL-related Wikimedia project (for other Wikimedia projects, the account must be attached to the user's Commons account through SUL).
Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons features pictures of all flavors.
For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you can vote for as many images as you like. The first round category winners and the top ten overall will then make it to the final. In the final round, when a limited number of images are left, you must decide on the one image that you want to become the Picture of the Year.
To see the candidate images just go to the POTY 2012 page on Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons celebrates our featured images of 2012 with this contest. Your votes decide the Picture of the Year, so remember to vote in the first round by January 30, 2013.
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Hello I use your photo to make a short movie in Movie Maker about various kinds of animals making nests. Movie is for my little students in Poland. They love your picture. Thank you very much. Anna
Hibiscus on my blog
Hi, I am putting your hibiscus picture on my blog ; I've credited you. The blog, hosted on blogger, is protected.
Hibiscus flower in a Glogster for my students. Thank you Muhammad for this picture. I will uploaded to a glogster for my students. I will put your name at the bottom of the pic.
A barnstar for you!
|The Photographer's Barnstar|
|MAy i use your butterfly pic Wittle11 (talk) 15:05, 6 March 2013 (UTC)|
- Thanks for the award. Pls email me the link to the picture and the intended use --Muhammad (talk) 15:23, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
Hi Muhammad I plan to use your Zanzibar Old Fort pic for my publication 'Contemporary Art and Geopolitics in the Gulf' which will be a 100-edition self-print run, not for sale. If I find a publisher for it I will contact you again. It will appear on a page very similar to this one: http://gulfartguide.com/essay/indian-ocean-trade/ and I would also like to upload it to this page. RobertK Prods (talk) 21:38, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Wish to use your picture for a powerpoint lecture
I wish to use your picture of two mating millipedes form my power point lecture on the Myripoda. The lecture will not be for sale, but may be posted to Blackboard, D2L or Moodle educational sites for the use of my students. Full attribution and link will be included.
Thank you so much form making this wonderful picture available!
Reuse of your Emu Portrait
Using your Taj Mahal photo on a website - THANK YOU!
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Thank you for sharing your pictures. I am retired and have fun by helping my friend with her "Divine Adventures" website. My friend Junia Imel and I were truly impressed with he gorgeous image you took of the Taj Mahal, and are grateful to be able to post it on her website. I will send you an Email to insure that we are complying with the usage license.
Kind Regards, KaptnKerry
using your Plectroctena_sp_ants photo
Hello, I may be using your photo to illustrate a line to a song I'm making a video of. The song is called Letter From Home, and the line is "This little place," referring to the place romantic love takes us in comparison to where a romance with God will take us, God in the song not particular to any specific religion. It will most likely be posted on YouTube and subsequently on one of my sites (Donny Duke), probably The Chipmunk Press. Since it's a Window's Movie Maker video I put the credit at the end with just attribution to you and that I got it from Wikimedia Commons. Thank you for sharing your work.
use of your African Bush Elephant photo
Professor Eric Lander is pleased to be using your wonderful photo of an African Bush Elephant in his free online course on edX, Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life. You will be attributed at the end of the lecture video. Feel free to check out the course! https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/7.00x/2013_Spring/
Thank you for your image!
using your Chrysomya megacephala photo
(2013/05) For a classroom slide on coprophages. Level: University undergraduate. Area: Trophic ecology. Many thanks
(2014/01) I am also using your photo for an introductory biology textbook that I am putting together that will be released for free on the Internet under a Creative Commons license.Thank you. Sam Scheiner
Using your Tehran NAM summit photo
16-05-2013 - Many thanks! I used your photo @ aish.es, a non-profit online magazine about arab / islamic world. Its new webpage would be released in a few weeks. The link will be http://www.aish.com.es/ir%C3%A1n/266 (right now is dead for the general public)
Using your Gecko Photo
08-06-2013 - Thank you so much for your wonderful work. I have used your gecko photo in my online dream dictionary to illustrate the entry for "Gecko". You can find the photo at http://www.worldofdreamsymbols.com/dream-dictionary-g.html
You participated at the earlier discussion on licence choice for Featured Pictures. A number of users felt that such restrictions should be made at policy level. Please comment at Commons:Requests for comment/AppropriatelyLicensed. This is a proposal to amend this licence policy to disallow future uploads where the sole licence is inappropriate for the media (e.g., GFDL for images). In earlier discussions there were a number of comments that, while reasonable opinions, did not align with Wikimedia's mission for free content. Please read the FAQ before commenting. Thanks -- Colin (talk) 22:54, 15 June 2013 (UTC)
Use of "House crow, Bangalore India" photo
I would like to use your photo "House crow, Bangalore India" from wikipedia in one of my android app.
see ur picture used in a leading news paper with out mentioning the license. 
- Thanks for the heads up, will see what I can do --Muhammad (talk) 09:09, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
Hi there! We would like to thank you for the mosquito photograph you made available. The photograph will be shown next to an article about, guess what, mosquitoes. You can find it right here: http://thewritingcow.org/data/pure-evil.html We hope you don't mind that we mentioned your name at the bottom ;) Greetings from The Writing Cow
Hello, I am using your photo of "Dar es Salaam before dusk" for a presentation about affordable housing and urban development in Africa. Thank you!
Hi, I would like to use your photo of honey bee for presentation of life of bees for children in ZOO Ljubljana.Thank you!! Ana Bordjan
12.03.2014 Dear Muhammad, Dar is one of our partner cities in the City Resilience Profiling Programme, launched by UN-Habitat in 2012. The Programme is willing to strengthen urban resilience to ensure the effectiveness of response interventions during times of crises (natural, technological and man-made). You can find a short story about the launch of the Programme at this address: http://www.unhabitat.org/content.asp?cid=11639&catid=5&typeid=6&subMenuId=0
I'm writing to you as we would like to use your picture in our new brochure that inform our partners about what's happening in the Programme. It's some kind of a newsletter. This brochure will also be distributed at the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum 7 hosted in Medellin, Columbia in April 2014 (visit http://worldurbanforum7.org for more information on the event). Your name will be written just underneath the picture with the ©. If you want to get the brochure, we can send it to you by email.
We are also thinking of using it in our website which we are building right now to present the city of Dar: www.cityresilience.org/partner_cities. If so i will update this text.
Best regards, Helene FOURNIERE. CRPP/UN-Habitat.
- Thanks, and greetings to you as well :) --Muhammad (talk) 00:34, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
Thank you: I used your wildebeest photo on my page
In compliance with your request, I wanted to let you know and thank you for use of your photo at https://www.facebook.com/ProfTertius
I put your photo credit into the About feature because I"m not clear how to caption a photo on Facebook when used at the top of the page.
Of course, I have no need for commercial usages. Thank you very much.
(I looked for a wildebeest photo because I"m old with lots of health problems and I kind of feel like a wildebeest!) LOL!
Thank for the the use of your honey bee picture
In compliance with your terms I am leaving a note on your page. I will be using your image "Apis mellifera Flying 2" in an educational PowerPoint about pollination and pollinators that will be presented to elementary school children as part of a service learning component of my class. There will be no profit made from this. Your picture is a great illustration of the location and function of honey bee pollen baskets; thank you again for providing it to the community.
--------UR PIC------------ I really like your picture and decided to use it for a powerpoint im working on
On my use of your Chicken Female image
I hope the credit lines are according to your specification. Unfortunately I'm not quite sure what to do about the distorted images: elsewhere on Tumblr but the blog they appear resized correctly. Dracontes (talk) 05:10, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks, wish you the same --Muhammad (talk) 07:45, 2 November 2013 (UTC)
Hi i will be using your picture of Taj Mahal for a project in school and it can be seen at culture-week45.weebly.com :) Thank you
I am using your picture of the elephant as a part of a picture i have done. I hope you like it. You can find it here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/18846042@N06/10678630176/ Many thanks
using the picture of the pollen baskets
Doing a paper for biology and used your photo. Thx a bunch.
I wanted to use your picture of a mosquito to illustrate a story for personal use. Thank you so much!
Taj Mahal image
Hi, Thanks for your great image of the Taj Mahal, I have used it here: And have credited you in the image title & long description. flight-bookings
Your picture of a Crab-eating Macaque
Hi, I am planning to use your picture of a Crab-eating Macaque in a book that my partner and I are currently working on. The use of your picture will be acknowledged and I thank you for making such a great photo available. My email address is email@example.com.
Thanks for your classy images!
Hello, I work for Oxford University Press. We're using your Drosophila image http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Drosophila.jpg in one of our texts. Many thanks.
- As long as the license is followed --Muhammad (talk) 04:41, 20 December 2013 (UTC)
Hi! I'm David M., and I'm using your avocado picture for a free book for English as Second Language learners! Great photo!
Photo of a honeybee in flight
Hi, you made an excellent photo of flying honeybee. I'm going to use it on my presentation about bees, as one of the illustrations. Thanks for sharing the photo on wikipedia
Apis mellifera flying
Your image of a pollenating honeybee in flight is incredible. Thank you for sharing your excellent images with the public. I am using the picture on a website for pest control, in a section about bees.  You have been credited and the license followed. Thanks! You can email me at webmaster@[website_domain].com if you feel I have not attributed your work correctly.
Apis mellifera image used
First of all, THANK YOU for allowing us to use your gorgeous images. Very awesome of you :)
We've used your image of Apis mellifera flying (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apis_mellifera_flying.jpg) as an image to accompany a Facebook and Google+ post about new research suggesting a virus could be linked to Colony Collapse Disorder. Please get hold of me at aimee@[main website's URL] if there any problems.
FB: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=719380854747192&set=a.679493938735884.1073741825.298945360124079&type=1&theater G+: https://plus.google.com/114887718432809455812/posts/JayassezBbx Main website: publons.com
All the best!
Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement
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Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all 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.
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Using your Mount Kilimanjaro page
Hi, I have used your picture of Mount Kilimanjaro on my fundraising page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SmiffsVKili Thanks for sharing it on Wiki Commons!
Using your Aedes Aegypti image
I am using you beautiful image of the ugly mosquito on my blog. Wonderful pic!
USING YOUR JAMMA MASJID PICTURE
Asalaam Alaykim Muhammad. I would like to inform you that I am using your Jamma Masjid picture for my blog, THE Amateur Indian. You can visit my blog here: http://amatureindian.wordpress.com/
OmarKhayyam bust in Nishapur Iran….
Using the photo of your bust of Omar Khayyam-Very many Thanks NormaBuddle@gmail.com
Use of your photograph for the 68W Combat Medic Textbook for the U.S. Army
Hello sir, my name is Michael Davis. I am a curriculum writer for the U.S. Army's Medical Department Center and School at FT Sam Houston, TX. We are currently developing a textbook (non-commercial and non-profit)for the students of our 68W Combat Medic school (Medical Specialist course). We will be publishing the textbook by the Borden Institute. The Borden Institute is the publishing department owned by the U.S. Army's Office of the Surgeon General. We expect approximately 12,000 books printed each year. Again, these books are not for public sale and this is a non-commercial textbook development by the Army for the Army. If we obtain your permission to use the photograph, your photograph will be published in the 2nd chapter titled "Infection, Asepsis and Sterile Technique." The photograph we would like to use is a photograph that you took of a house fly. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated. My contact email is below. V/r.
Michael W. Davis Training Specialist AMEDD C&S FT Sam Houston, TX 78234 firstname.lastname@example.org
Using your giraffe picture on my blog
Hi, I'm using your Giraffe picture on my blog (www.tinbee.co.uk), if thats ok, I don't get any advertising money from it (its pretty small scale stuff). If you have any problem with this please email me on email@example.com
Dear Muhammad Mahdi Karim, I would like to use your Golden Hour photo for a story about mining in Tanzania on my student's blog Le Mag' de l'Afrique de l'Est. www.marionurban.com
Bee Pollen Bucket photo
I would like to use your bee photo in a powerpoint for a presentation for my class. You will be cited underneath the photo and in the reference section of the powerpoint.
For your excellently detailed, clear, and sharp Taj Mahal image. I printed it and used it as the basis of this table centrepiece for a charity fund-raising event @ Wisconsin in America. You were given credit for the image.
My picture of what I did with it. DavidFarmbrough (talk) 06:30, 2 March 2014 (UTC)
Used your photograph of a dissected frog in a documentary (for school)
I plan to use your picutre for a poster presentation at a medical conference - HM 14 in Las Vegas, NV - You will be given credit for the image. Thank you.
Thanks for your photo!
My name is Laurie and I'm the Project Manager for na2ure, an NYC-based startup toy company. We featured this photo (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chrysomya_albiceps_eating.jpg) of yours in our upcoming app, and wanted to thank you for your lovely photo. Thank you!
na2ure is all about designing science play. We developed a game-changing platform called ferret that classifies ecological data into an intuitive network that can be easily learned through play. The high end value of our work attracted STEM>STEAM icon John Maeda, as well as the VCs behind LittleBits, Sphero, Makerbot, and Shapeways. The science has been vetted by MD's and PhD's, tested by kids, and praised by educators as appealing to all ages.
None of this would have been possible without your work. Thank you.
The app is available on the iOS platform and will be released to the public soon. Be sure to follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Anigramit) and Twitter (@anigramit) for a quick, easy way to share the news with your social media network -- and to keep up to date on all the great stuff we’re doing.
Again, thank you! Laurie Vazquez Project Manager, na2ure firstname.lastname@example.org
PS - I tried to Wiki Mail you , but was unsuccessful -- hence my note here :)
Using your Indian Palm Squirrel photo at cutefacts.com!
Thank you so much! Really love all your work!
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edit: Also used here: Awwducational.com
Musca Domestica Housefly Photo
Hello! StateFoodSafety.com would like to use your photograph of the housefly in a learning tool about preventing fly contamination in foodservice facilities. We have credited you beneath the image. Thank you for the great image!
I have used your Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) photo as a template for a small wall hanging I intend to enter in the 'challenge quilt' competition in the 2015 Showcase of the Quilt Guild of The Villages. I am willing to share a photograph of my quilt if you wish to see it. The requirements of the challenge include the use of a specific fabric as well as the use of stripes and polka dots. I will certainly credit your photograph on the label on the quilt back as well as on the information card beside the quilt at the show. Gretchen Nonnemacher, firstname.lastname@example.org
I am using your photo of a cow's udders in a Power Point slide for a biology class
Thank-you for making all of these photos available. I am using your photo for a biology class that I teach. It will appear on a powerpoint slide for comparing monotremes with other mammals. I have put your full name and the words "GNU Free Documentation License 1.2" on the slide next to the photo. The presentation will be uploaded to a password-protected web page. Only students in my class with the password will be viewing it. Please inform me if you have additional requirements in order to give permission.
Thank-you so much! Jacob Bear JLB0700@LAUSD.net
Honeycomb image for use in a illustration composition for a brand packaging
Kind sir, My name is David Kwong. I have just send an email to you a while ago. We are interested to use your honeycomb image for an illustration composition for a brand packaging. Please email me at: email@example.com
Looking forward to your kind permission to use and let me know the fees to use it. Kind regards.
I am using your "Friday Prayers" image
Thank you for providing your images in this manner. I am using the image entitled "Friday Prayers" on the Sound Vision website for an article about Imams and Khateebs dealing with Islamophobia.
Thank-you so much! www.soundvision.com
I am using your "Mount Kilimanjaro" image
Hello and thank you for the fine image of Mount Kilimanjaro! I am using it in an English Wikipedia userbox (User:Oldbeeg/userboxes/Kilimanjaro) for the Kilimanjaro National Park. Best regards, Oldbeeg (talk) 20:10, 19 June 2014 (UTC)
Thank You! Used African Bush Elephant image
I wish to thank you very much for posting the wonderful image of the African Bush Elephant. I used the picture in my website/blog in an article about African Forest elephant and their comparison with other elephants. The credits are displayed below the image. Feel free to check out the article @ http://butterdaisy.com/2014/11/african-forest-elephant-new-jumbo-species-lurking-heart-africa/ Thank you for sharing the wonderful image! Keep up the good work!
Hello, I want to thank you for allowing me to use your Plains Zebra picture. I will be using it in a PowerPoint presentation on the African Savanna for a school project. Your name will be cited underneath the picture. It is beautiful picture, and I highly appreciate you posting it!
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