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FP discussion[edit]

You might like to have a look at the FP discussion at Commons:Featured picture candidates/Silvereye - Zosterops lateralis to see if you want to review your vote. --MichaelMaggs 23:12, 19 February 2007 (UTC) какая порода кошки????

Image:Helsinki-Orthodox-Cemetery-Admiral-Bodisko-grave1847.JPG[edit]

Hello

thanks for your uploads

Unfortunetely, when you uploaded pic in reference, you forgot license and by this way this one runs risk of deletion. Could you tag it with a valid license as your other pics.

friendly Oxam Hartog 22:21, 14 April 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for reminding. I put one in. Vmenkov 03:03, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

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Alhadeff Sanctuary[edit]

Image:Seattle-Alhadeff-Sanctuary-3603.jpg and Image:Seattle-Alhadeff-Sanctuary-3604.jpg: is the Alhadeff Sanctuary really on Capitol Hill? I'd think of it more as First Hill (it's below Madison). No big deal, but maybe it should at least be in both categories? - en:Jmabel | talk 18:28, 18 May 2007 (UTC)

Right you are! The "official" south border of Capitol Hill in the area is Pike St, so Alhadeff Sanctuary is just half a block south of it. The First Hill article says that border between First Hill and Central District is "indetermined", somewhere between 12th and 18th Ave - so the synagogue, being between 15th and 16th, may belong to either First Hill or Central. You're welcome to re-categorize the image(s) (there may be 2 or 3) as you feel most appropriate, and the appropriate Wikipedia articles too, if you care. Vmenkov 20:02, 18 May 2007 (UTC)
I will, then. I'll categorize it in both First Hill & the CD, and I'll take the image out of en:'s Capitol Hill article, since we are by no means short of images that really are on the Hill. - en:Jmabel | talk 00:23, 19 May 2007 (UTC)
I see you beat me to it on the re-categorization! - en:Jmabel | talk 00:24, 19 May 2007 (UTC)

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fixed. Vmenkov 23:32, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:San-Marino-vista-1282.JPG[edit]

What town is pictured in Image:San-Marino-vista-1282.JPG? It looks like Borgo Maggiore, but I'm not sure.

I checked on WikiMapia, and yes, that's what it is. Vmenkov 21:33, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Image:Kadina-snails-climb-fence-0716.jpg[edit]

Kadina-snails-climb-fence-0717.jpg

Hi Vmenkov, I was examining your image and I am almost certain that this is not Cernuella virgata but Theba pisana, another introduced species which is larger, has more rounded whorls, and is gradually overtaking the "common white snail" in southern Australia. Do you by any chance have a closer image of these snails? Thanks. if you want to reply to me, please use my talk page on Wikipedia. Thanks. Invertzoo 13:39, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

Yes, there is a close-up, Image:Kadina-snails-climb-fence-0717.jpg. I have more pictures on my computer, and if you want, can post them as well. You're welcome to use your malacological knowledge to correct the captions and category (and perhaps maybe also create at least stub Wikipedia articles on both species, as they are both white and common and Asutralia). Vmenkov 23:36, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

Thanks Vmenkov! Nice image. Yes, good idea: I will make the stub articles when I return from my 3-week vacation/field trip which is starting this Sunday. I see there is actually yet another species in this new image! Cool. I think I may know what this third one is too, but I will try to check on that. If you have any other close-ups I would like to see them. Thanks again. Invertzoo 00:47, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

Hi again Vmenkov. I corrected the species indentification in the description of that image, and I added these two additional species to the Australian section of the List of invasive species on Wikipedia. I will see if I can create nice stub articles for both species today or tomorrow. Thanks for your images! You said that you have some more photos of the on your computer, and if so can you load them up if you have not already done so? Again, thanks a lot for your nice images Invertzoo (talk) 14:43, 24 June 2008 (UTC)

Invertzoo, thanks for the articles! As already mentioned, the photos have been uploaded here: User:Vmenkov/Snails. Vmenkov (talk) 00:28, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

Image:C0474-NN-Sakharov-house.jpg[edit]

As you have taken this pic of the Sakharov Museum, you must know where exactly the building is.
Would you hence please be so kind to verify/correct the Museum's placement on
http://wikimapia.org/#lat=56.2505986&lon=43.9664268&z=16&l=5&m=h&v=2

The location currently shown on the Wikimapia is incorrect. The apartment building I took a picture of (where, I believe, Sakharov's Apartment Museum is located) is a kilometer or so to the south. That building is SE of Gagarin Ave (known at that section as Academician Sakharov Ave, пр. Академика Сахарова), and SW of Military Commissars' St. (ул. Военных Комиссаров). Both streets are labeled on Google Maps (and, thus, on the Wikimapia map), so I should be able to correct the location there once I get to a computer with a broadband access - maybe within a week or two. Vmenkov 11:30, 6 June 2008 (UTC)
The correct location (a mile or so to the south from the one you've mentioned) - was already marked on Wikimapia, at http://wikimapia.org/#lat=56.2318422&lon=43.9516211&z=16&l=0&m=h&v=2 . So I have just copied the description from your entry to this one. I suggest you delete your entry now; if you don't, I can do it myself eventually. Vmenkov 22:20, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

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Who is creator of this painting, so you could take a photo of? Newone (talk) 05:07, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

I don't beleieve I saw the name of the painter (or the painters, sculptors, and architects who created other artwork) posted anywhere in the temple. The signs do say that the temple is several centuries old, so the painting most likely qualifies as
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Stone tortoise near Khabarovsk territorial museum[edit]

I shoot what you asked - stone tortoise near Khabarovsk territorial museum and add to Bixi category --Glucke (talk) 06:01, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Greetings from Greece[edit]

Dear Vmenkov,

Greetings from Greece.

I am writing to seek your permission to post some of your photos (which appear in the Vmekov user page on wikipedia.org) on our web site http://www.theodora.com/wfb (for an example click on NEW ZEALAND and on the next page click on the PHOTOS button at the bottom right). Of course, we will acknowledge the source of the photo.

Regards,

Photius Coutsoukis

Hello Photius: Since the images are already released under Creative Commons and GFDL licenses, you of course can use them. It would be nice if one the source acknowledgment included a link to the original Wiki Commons page of the photo (e.g. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lugou-Bridge-east-end-relief-3577.jpg ), so that the user of the site could access additional context (such as other photos from the same category, linked wiki pages, etc). Regards, - Vladimir. Vmenkov (talk) 00:10, 9 February 2009 (UTC)


Thank you for your response.

I can do as you suggested for some photos that I will use from your collection. But I would also like to post other photos, with the full description that you have posted (I always include the full description where available), plus acknowledgment of the source, but without the link, so as to avoid having too many external links, which would not favor the site with the search engines. You can see examples of this on my pages that can be reached through at: http://www.allcountries.org/photos/new_zealand

Photius

Photius - No worries, do as it suits you. Vmenkov (talk) 00:19, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

big iron something[edit]

A long way up the mountain...

hi, i found you pics on searching for pipelines. This iron thing is in my opnion a destroyed aircraft turbine and has nothing to do with drilling or kind of that. So the question is, why the hell is this turbine lieing in forrest and no one cares? --92.229.212.95 18:24, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

I know nothing about engines, so I guess you may be right... There may indeed be a story about it - it's half way up the south slope of Grouse Mountain, on an about 45-degree trail that goes from North Vancouver to the skiing area on top. (There is also a gondola ride to the top, but that comes from the west, and a service road, coming in a zigzag from the east). Certainly not a place for an aircraft of any kind (especially one big enough to need an engine this size) to be stationed. It's hard to imagine an engine surviving in a (more or less) one piece after an aircraft's collision with the mountain either. It seems to me that these days, it would be next to impossible to either bring something that big to that spot or to get it out of there, due to the steep terrain and big trees. I imagine there was some kind of ropeway there long ago - maybe for logging purposes, or in connection with the mountain top construction, and that could have been used to haul up things like this. Still, "why", remains a question. Could people have used an old aircraft engine to blow snow away, perhaps? Vmenkov (talk) 00:54, 8 March 2009 (UTC)
I was exactly thinking the same. Maybe this is the story [1]. But i can't imagine that this turbine wasn't ever rescued or something. I put this picture in the German WP where i`m editing normaly when i`m not searching for destroyed turbines :D --92.227.73.216 18:53, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for the link! This is a piece of our history that I've never heard about. I've added the info to the en:Grouse Mountain article. The location of the 1954 crash given in the article matches exactly the place where I saw this thing in 2007, so this indeed would explain how it would get there. I share your surprise at the turbine still sitting there as of 2007, nobody having bothering to retrieve it in 53 years, but I imagine that the terrain made that unfeasible (or prohibitively costly). One can sometimes find strange things while hiking in Canadian forests! Vmenkov (talk) 00:20, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

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Can you translate chinese letters in picture? Newone (talk) 09:37, 9 April 2009 (UTC)

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Stifle (talk) 20:39, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

Commonist licenses[edit]

Dear Vmenkov,

As you might know Wikimedia is currently migrating from the GFDL to cc-by-sa-3.0. Wikimedia Commons is also migrating and we're down to less than 8000 files (started with about 1,8M files) . Unfortunatly this number keeps growing because Commonist contains outdated license templates. You appear to be running Commonist, could you please change the following lines in your license.txt?

{{self2|GFDL|cc-by-sa-2.5,2.0,1.0}} should be changed to {{Self|GFDL|Cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0}}
{{self2|GFDL|cc-by-2.5}} should be changed to {{self|GFDL|cc-by-3.0}}
{{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} should be changed to {{self|cc-by-sa-3.0}}

Can I also fix the images you have already uploaded by adding {{cc-by-sa-3.0}}?

Thank you very much, Multichill (talk) 12:50, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

OK, I have changed the licenses.txt file on my host, so it should take effect for future uploads. I also authorize you (or your bots) to change the licensing information in my already-uploaded files as you find it desirable. Vmenkov (talk) 01:35, 6 September 2009 (UTC)
Great! I changed your recent uploads to {{Self|GFDL|Cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0}}. Multichill (talk) 11:09, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

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about Category:Linxia[edit]

I think Linxia != Linxia City != Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture ,I will move "Linxia City" to "Linxia","Linxia" may include "Category:Maps of Linxia" "Category:Counties of Linxia(may be different USA)" "History of Linxia" and so on."Linxia City" only belongs "Cities in Linxia".See Category:Cities in Gansu,These category according to PRC's admin(see [2]Emcc83 (talk) 08:24, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Valued Image Promotion[edit]

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Congratulations! The image you created was reviewed and has now been promoted as a valued image. It is considered to be the most valued image on Commons within the scope:
Peace Arch Park.

It is an edited version which has been promoted, but you are the author of the original image! Regards, --Myrabella (talk) 18:26, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

Thanks! -- Vmenkov (talk) 23:10, 23 July 2010 (UTC)


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Fernrohr (talk) 08:50, 19 August 2010 (UTC)

Tree photos - request[edit]

Hi Vmenkov - just been looking through your gallery, found some useful tree pics. If on your future travels you are able to get more, they would be much appreciated! Photos of conifers (both whole trees, and close-ups of foliage and cones) in the mountains of eastern Asia (like your photos from Shennongjia) would be particularly valuable, as Commons gets few photos from that region. If you can't identify them yourself, no problem, drop me a note and I'll do my best. Thanks! - MPF (talk) 15:46, 21 August 2010 (UTC)

MPF, thanks for your help with identifying tree and other species! I do like to take pictures of interesting-looking plants, but I usually have no idea how they are called, unless the helpful park managers have nailed an identifying tag to the tree. I have seen your edits on my watchlist, and used them to enhance the gallery in one article. I even thought of writing you a "thank you" note, but you have done that ahead of me :-)
I believe that pretty much all nature pictures I have made in China have been uploaded to Wiki Commons quite a while ago. From what I've seen on my watchlist, it seems that you may have seen most of them. However, I do categorize all my photos geographically (down to the county level, or at least the prefecture level), so if you want to review the full list, you can take a look at the following geographical categories (and their subcategories):
If I post more plant pictures that I think you could help with identification, I will let you know. Maybe I'll create a special temp category for them, to make a review by you - or other experts - easier. -- Vmenkov (talk) 03:40, 22 August 2010 (UTC)
Excellent, thanks! - MPF (talk) 18:20, 22 August 2010 (UTC)


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hello, are you here?[edit]

I am presently somewhat busy with off-line pursuits, but certainly am willing to respond to messages. I have updated the description of File:Beijing-NiuJie-Hani-Gaoshan-Ewenki-3656.jpg with all information I have, and put a line into Wikipedia:Featured_article_review/Taiwanese_aborigines/archive1#FARC_commentary. If there is anything else I can help with, please let me know. -- Vmenkov (talk) 16:33, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

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For COM:R[edit]

These are for you request at COM:R:

Fujian - Quanzhou - Remains of ancient (Song Dynasty) ships and their modern models, on display at the speicial "Quanzhou Bay Ancient Ships Exhibit" (in the former Kaiyuan Temple) of the Quanzhou Overseas Relations Museum (泉州海外交通史博物馆). Photos can be used in the article en:Quanzhou ship and related ones. More info: Quanzhou Overseas-relations History Museum

--Tomchen1989 (talk) 21:19, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Thanks a lot for the pictures! However, I suspect that the boat pictured in this photo is not the famous ca. 1272 vessel specifically known as the en:Quanzhou ship, but some other boat from the collection of the museum. The preserved section of the 1272 ship is described as being "24.02 m long and 9.15 m wide, and 2 m deep", while the boat pictured in the photo seems to be rather smaller. -- Vmenkov (talk) 00:14, 22 November 2010 (UTC)
Gotta be this one:

--Tomchen1989 (talk) 04:44, 23 November 2010 (UTC)

Yes, it looks more like this, I think. Thanks again! -- Vmenkov (talk) 05:19, 23 November 2010 (UTC)

Spongeflies[edit]

VM 5254 Muyu hills forest - cocoon.jpg

Hi I thought you like to know I identified your mysterious cocoons like the one on the right. These are cocoons of so-called spongeflies (Sisyridae). Their larvae live underwater and crawl on land tot pupate. They are the only insects that make hairnet-cocoons like these. Greetings -B kimmel (talk) 15:14, 9 January 2011 (UTC)

Thanks! I certainly never knew about an insect like that... You're most welcome to correct the captions of the images (or at least that one of the images) to best describe the the structure depicted. -- Vmenkov (talk) 01:03, 10 January 2011 (UTC)

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Help identifying a Bloomington location[edit]

Since beginning at IU, I've taken hundreds of architectural photos in Bloomington, including many around the Monroe County Public Library (for example, see Category:Sixth Street (Bloomington, Indiana), which is all my work except two of your photos), but I can't figure out where File:Bloomington - a large house near 6th St P1000038.jpg is. Could you please add coordinates to the image? If you're not familiar with any coordinate-providing websites, you can go to http://universimmedia.pagesperso-orange.fr/geo/loc.htm, which I always use. Nyttend (talk) 12:15, 17 May 2011 (UTC)

My pleasure. I have updated the description. The building actually faces Kirkwood, but is seen from 6th Ave over a parking lot. Welcome to IU, by the way - I was a student there almost 20 years ago!
Incidentally, I think that as more photos are taken around the IUB campus, it makes sense to create individual categories for the more prominent buildings, such as IMU, IUB Main Library, or Lilly Library. -- Vmenkov (talk) 15:27, 17 May 2011 (UTC)
I had wondered if it were that building, but I wasn't sure; since you've added the location, I've added all the categories from my image of the same building. While I'm frequently at the library and often walk to it along Sixth from Courthouse Square, I almost never have reason to look that direction; accordingly, the only time I pay attention to this building is if I'm on Kirkwood, meaning that I wasn't familiar with this angle. Thanks for the help! You may be interested in seeing Category:Buildings in Bloomington, Indiana, Category:Streets in Bloomington, Indiana, and their subcategories: I've been working at getting photos for all sites deemed even moderately historic (and a few others as well) by the last Bloomington Historic Sites Survey, which includes about 2,500 different properties. Nyttend (talk) 23:39, 17 May 2011 (UTC)
By the way, if you look at Category:Indiana University Bloomington campus and its Old Crescent subcategory, you'll see that there are already categories for some buildings. I don't find many of the others that interesting to photograph, so I've not been paying that much attention to them: I live off campus, so most of the campus buildings are one and the same to me. Nyttend (talk) 23:42, 17 May 2011 (UTC)
I am impressed with your work on uploading and categorizing Bloomington images. I remember when I first looked at [:Category:Bloomington, Indiana]] ca. 2007, there were maybe the total of a dozen images there; and now it must be one of the best-covered cities of this size in North America! -- Vmenkov (talk) 02:10, 18 May 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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pt:Istambul and Igreja de Santa Kyriaki[edit]

Hi. Thank you very much for the tip. I have already changed the photo. Regards. --Stegop (talk) 15:02, 17 October 2011 (UTC)

File:Wuhan-Flood-Memorial-0226.jpg[edit]

Hi. This is a nice image, but you haven't attributed the sculpture to its creator, which is a necessary requirement for the file to be free. Thanks. --Xijky (talk) 18:19, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

I'd be most glad to find an add the individual sculptors' names, but I have had no luck finding them so far. As the monument was erected in 1969, it only has the names of the responsible organizations (Hubei Province and Wuhan City Revolutionary Committees), and of Chairman Mao, but not of the actual artists. I supposed it was no appropriate for their names to be emphasized during the Cultural Revolution era... News articles, Hudong, etc are no help either: they give dates and dimensions, but no names: http://www.hb.xinhuanet.com/photoxiu/2007-07/25/content_10670031.htm , http://www.hudong.com/wiki/%E6%AD%A6%E6%B1%89%E9%98%B2%E6%B1%9B%E7%BA%AA%E5%BF%B5%E7%A2%91 . I will be on lookout, however... -- Vmenkov (talk) 19:10, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

Another request for help[edit]

I'm trying to find locations for File:E9045-Bloomington-That-Road.jpg, File:E9064-Bloomington-That-Road.jpg, and File:E9065-Bloomington-That-Road.jpg, but I can't figure out exactly where they're taken — neither Google nor the county's GIS website show any farms with silos or fields with two trees in the middle. Can you remember where on That Road these might be? I'm guessing that it's between Victor Pike and State Road 37, since everything west of 37 appears more built up, and I don't remember seeing these spots when I took That from Victor to Rogers a couple of days ago. Thanks as always for your help! Nyttend (talk) 03:04, 9 December 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for the help. I almost asked about another of your images before realising that the coords were below the information template; I don't know why I didn't see it on this one. The key to my confusion is I thought they were taken from the road, so I didn't try to look along the trail. Nyttend (talk) 03:53, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
The reason that I asked for help, by the way, was confirmation that it was in Perry Township. I've gone around and added township categories for all images outside of Bloomington's city limits. Nyttend (talk) 05:04, 9 December 2011 (UTC)

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Liliana-60 (talk) 23:38, 20 February 2012 (UTC)

rivers don't fall into each other, they flow into each other.[edit]

I see you've added a number of images and text to various articles, for which, thank you. Please note that in English, however, rivers *flow* into each other, they don't *fall* into each other as this image name and several associated articles state[d (until I fixed them)]. Thanks. 96.41.245.37 17:20, 4 March 2012 (UTC)

  • Fair point - the "falls into" usage is indeed ridiculously archaic. -- Vmenkov (talk) 00:04, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
    • Interesting. Thank you for sharing that. If I had read it without the thought of archaic usage, I would have seen these rivers as having emptied thereinto via a series of rapids or cataracts, at the very least, if not just dumping themselves in wholesale via cascade (and a very deep hole, presumably). :-) 96.41.245.37 08:49, 16 March 2012 (UTC) (by which I mean, of course, _.

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Private church?[edit]

See here from the Monroe County GIS, where it's only listed as a farm with no church mentioned; I'd guess that someone simply added some unusual decorations. Nyttend (talk) 18:54, 6 October 2012 (UTC)

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Парк Хэхуачи[edit]

Не найдётся ли у вас случайно других фотографий, кроме уже загруженных? Хотелось бы посмотреть на 122-мм гаубицу с казны (дейстивтельно ли это китайская версия Тип 54 или случайно наш оригинал М-30) и/или на лёгкий танк Тип 63 в удобном для иллюстрирования ракурсе. Ain92 (talk) 21:23, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Все имевшиеся у меня 8 фото данной техники (фото с номерами 3173 по 3180) уже загружены в Category:Hehuachi Park, так что никаких дополнительных фото у меня нет. Если вдруг занесет меня в Янчжоу в этом году, зайду опять в тот парк, посмотрю может танки и гаубица там ещё стоят. (Хотя вряд ли - 5 лет уже почти прошло...).
Согласно заметке в местной газете (刘冠霖 (Лю Гуаньлинь), 荷花池坦克 高射炮哪来的? (Откуда в парке Хуахэчи танки и зенитки?), 2009-02-06), история этой техники такова. По состоянию на 2009 г, она простояла в парке уже лет десять. Местное управление военно-патриотического воспитаня (国防教育办公室 - нечто вроде ДОСААФ) с большими усилиями выпросило эту списанную технику в войсках, чтобы построить военно-патриотический парк; они же раздобыли и списанное военное судно. Однако построить военно-патриотический парк руки не дошли, и сухопутная техника (в 2009 г) так и стоит где мы её видим, корабль же на судоремотном заводе в соседнем г. Цзянду. [На другой стороне Великого Канала; я его сам не видел].
Я поискал по сети других фотографий этих объектов; ничего в желаемом вам ракурсе кажется нет, а что есть, то вот:
* http://bbs.yznews.com.cn/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=41411 2006
* http://yzej.yzwb.com/bbs/read.php?tid=100594&ordertype=desc&displayMode=1 2010-05-31 (впрочем, часть казённой части пушки видна) (click on the photo to enlarge)
* http://www.flickr.com/photos/zq0zhang/477576862/in/photostream/ - ребенок играется видимо с той же пушкой
А также
* http://www.xici.net/d67078652.htm - военно-патриотический парк в соседнем г. Цзянду (江都国防教育园), к которому питают зависть янчжуйские ДОСААФники, со схожей техникой, и может быть тем самым военным катером, который не доплыл до Янчжоу
-- Vmenkov (talk) 02:39, 10 March 2013 (UTC)
  • Понятно. Я бы на вашем месте раньше чем через час из этого парка не ушёл, и сделал бы несколько десятков фотографий, из которых бы залил с треть. =) Ain92 (talk) 15:50, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

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File:Treasure Boat Shipyard museum - ship models - P1080072.JPG[edit]

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Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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Yours sincerely, A.Savin 22:15, 24 January 2014 (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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A barnstar for you![edit]

Photographer Barnstar.png The Photographer's Barnstar
For the atmospheric photo of the Beach at Lake Issyk Kul in Kyrgyzstan Aarp65 (talk) 15:02, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

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 Vmenkov,

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.

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