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Welcome to the Commons, Tom dl!
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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Tom dl!

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

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
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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.

BotMultichillT 06:26, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

FP promotion[edit]

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TUSC token 39d0394e11232bd3fb1461f485fa303e[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

File:C-119(021001-O-9999G-016).jpg[edit]

Thanks for your interest and effort; my graphics skills don't go much past tilting and cropping (though I'm working to improve) so any help is much appreciated. That's a sterling job you've done; the picture is vastly improved, and should stand a better chance at FP. If you have the inclination, you're more than welcome to work your magic on some of the other pictures there, but don't feel obligated. Just one is far more than I expeced. Also, my apologies for not responding sooner; I was on an extended break from the 17th, and have just got back. Once again, thanks. Sarcastic ShockwaveLover (talk) 10:36, 2 June 2009 (UTC)


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Teofilo (talk) 14:13, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

File:Atlantis_palm_EDITED.jpg[edit]

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KALARICKAN | My Interactions 07:07, 31 October 2010 (UTC)

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KALARICKAN | My Interactions 08:32, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

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...Captain......Tälk tö me.. 10:59, 21 January 2011 (UTC)

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DrKiernan (talk) 16:51, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

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FunkMonk (talk) 23:27, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Modification of File:World Trade Center, New York City - aerial view (March 2001).jpg[edit]

Hi,

Just to let you know that I've moved your modified upload of File:World Trade Center, New York City - aerial view (March 2001).jpg to File:World Trade Center, New York City - aerial view (March 2001) (modified version with desaturated towers).jpg and reverted the original filename to the original (unmodified) uploaded version.

I've opened a discussion at the village pump (it should be in the October 12 section if it's been archived since I posted this) explaining my reasons, so I won't bore you by reposting them here(!)

Please don't take this as an attack on you; it's as much that I felt the general principle of the thing should be raised. All the best. Ubcule (talk) 15:36, 12 October 2013 (UTC)

Modified images template[edit]

Hi,

I also noticed that you'd modified the image File:Alice-de-Lencquesaing-L'Heure.JPG. I've marked this as a "modified" image as I feel that "touching up" specific detail still counts as modification.

You might find the {{modified|your_reason_here}} template useful for indicating where an image has been materially modified.

That said, I wouldn't consider every change as a "modification" (e.g. simple brightness, contrast, sharpening, colour balance or even limited shadow enhancement filter applied to the entire image). There's really no clear cut line and sometimes it does depend on context, so you'll still have to use your own judgement on this! All the best Ubcule (talk) 15:45, 12 October 2013 (UTC)