Category talk:Portraits of animals

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'Portrait' vs 'head'[edit]

Many of the categories ("Category:Species (portrait)") in here were originally made with the intent to collect the head and upper-torso images of animals. I originally chose the word "portrait" because it seemed more universally understandable, and it also seemed to contain the connotation of "head/upper body image". Now, after the inclusion of these 'side view'/etc images I am more wary, and think the description of portrait might have been to vague. Switching them to "Species (head)" would sadly make it more English-centric, but it would also eliminate the possibility of confusing it with the wider meaning of of the word 'portrait' which includes any depiction. So I think I might change the categories I created. -Winterkind (talk) 15:26, 4 July 2009 (UTC)