Commons:Featured picture candidates/Log/January 2012

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File:3D sonogram of fetal spine.tif, not featured[edit]

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3D sonogram of fetal spine
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Moroder - uploaded by Moroder - nominated by Moroder -- Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 14:47, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 14:47, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I think it is a refreshing topic and type of image, which I think we should be open for. I think that the metadata, which are shown in the screen dump would be better captured in the file page. That is, I would crop the image, such that we only see the image from the scan and the remaining data are transferred to the file page. Yes, I know this will tecnically decrease the resolution of the image, but I trust (hope) the reviewers can see that it does not change the informational value of the image. One could add a scale to the cropped image such that the proportions are directly available. Also to present it in a form where the information is more broadly understood. For instance I see a length scale of 6.7 cm mentioned. But which proportion of the image does that correspond to (length or height)? Quite some other numbers and data are mentioned but their interpretation is not self-explanatory. Moreover, to increase the value of the image I think it would be worthwhile to describe on the file page in greater detail what kind of equipment has been used, if any kind of special processing has been applied to generate the image. Last but not least, the nominated image is closely related to another image, and it is my feeling that in combination, they can be used to provide a three-dimensional view of the fetal spine. However, it is not clear for me how that works, and I think there should be some kind of guidance for the viewer. I showed the image to my wife, who has a medical background and some experience with ultrasound, and she tells me it is a very good image, especially how well the individual spine taps(?) are resolved in the fetus. --Slaunger (talk) 17:34, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I will support iff better technical information is provided on the file page, essentially per Slaugner. --Claritas (talk) 11:24, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram voting info.svg Info The image has been cropped and technical information is now provided on the description of the image --Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 13:06, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
The description states "Focal Zone position at 6,7 cm." 6.7 cm from what ? --Claritas (talk) 16:45, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
It is from the array of cristals --Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 19:34, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
And thus from the ultrasonography machine ? --Claritas (talk) 20:33, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
It is the distance from the probe surface - maternal skin interface and the focal region--Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 21:13, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - per above discussion. Very educational and unusual picture. --Claritas (talk) 16:56, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Have you upsampled it to make it reach the 2 Mpixel guideline? Please do not. Upsampling does not add any information. Regarding crop, my personal preference would be to remove all of the black frame only keep the actual image frame. Yes, I know this means fewer pixels, but the information is the same. --Slaunger (talk) 17:14, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Yes, as stated in the retouching template. This has been requested in a former discussion about this image on the size of the image by some reviewers. I was not very happy to do it as I know that FP is not strict about the 2 MP rule as is QI. To tell you the truth I do feel that there is not much understanding from the reviewers for medical images. I think IMHO reviewers should judge the images for their visual impact and for the information value they provide to an encyclopaedia.--Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 14:25, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • I am sorry to hear that. Where has that been discussed for this image?? If someone has really asked you to upsample the image, it is something I strongly disagree with. I think you are right that we reviewers do not (yet) have much understanding of medical images. Please do not give up, and give the community some time to understand the domain. Do you know COM:VIC? That is a forum focusing on the value of an image and less on the resolution. I think you should have kept the cropped revision by Wetenschatje. -Slaunger (talk) 20:48, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very interesting, new, unusual and with a very high encyclopedic and educational value. We must never forget to keep our minds open. The original size should not be a problem in this specific case ("mitigating circumstances" or something like that...). In my humble opinion, the better version is the very first one, which shows the image as it comes out from the "tool", because that's part of the whole picture and of the "subject" (a medical image), and it gives special informations, not only technical, but visual too "So looks a picture made by an ultrasonography machine" (encyclopedic informations), regarding this specific point I disagree with Slaunger. After that, the uploader is free (and encouraged) to give explanations and other informations/translations in the file description page. Anyway, I really hope a promotion for this one, which is really -at least- different. --Jebulon (talk) 01:14, 27 December 2011 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 3 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 23:26, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

File:Childs1.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Betsileo Children
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Zigomar - uploaded by Zigomar - nominated by Kohelet -- Kohelet (talk) 00:14, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Kohelet (talk) 00:14, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose --Yikrazuul (talk) 12:53, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - unattractive lighting IMO. --Claritas (talk) 10:45, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Insufficient information given IMO. --Norbert Nagel (talk) 22:51, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Bad lighting, with very strong shade randomly obscuring subjects. --ELEKHHT 00:16, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Strange background, bad lighting. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 13:42, 29 December 2011 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 1 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 09:29, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Polyconchal Basilica Ohrid. Floor mosaic 2.JPG, not featured[edit]

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Floor mosaic of a polyconchal basilica in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Brams - uploaded by Brams - nominated by Kiril Simeonovski -- Kiril Simeonovski (talk) 01:06, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Kiril Simeonovski (talk) 01:06, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Too grainy (oversharpening of a blurred picture?) / Achird (talk) 16:51, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - it's unattractive at full resolution due to noise. --Claritas (talk) 18:08, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose yes, to noisy. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 10:03, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Oversharpening i don't see. Not sharply, it is noisy. --Aleks G (talk) 13:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 1 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 09:28, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Обледенелая береза.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Ice-covered birch, after a sleet. A natural phenomenon, January, 2011, Moscow Region, Ramensky area, village Hripan.


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Result: 0 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 09:28, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

File:360° Tilisuna.jpg, not featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info 360° Grad Panorama auf der Tilisuna in den Alpen. c/u/n by -- Böhringer (talk) 20:22, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Böhringer (talk) 20:22, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Great work. --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:37, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose heavily oversharpened with well visible sharpening halos; I'm also not a friend of the harsh light with the strong shadows (nicht unbedingt dein Schatten, sondern die übrigen im ganzen Bild). --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 09:35, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose (until sharpening issue is fixed) I'd like to give you support for Xmas ;) but I'm per Carschten on the overshapening issue. I'm fine with the nice horizontal lighting and thinks it emphasize nicely the landscape. You could have gotten rid of your shadow though (cropping it away should be fine as the left part doesn't really add value IMO, it doesn't have to be 360°). - Benh (talk) 11:10, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Because of over sharpening haloes and the photographer's shadow + strange black "things" in the sky at the upper edge (left and center of the picture), to be removed IMO (due to the stitching ?). I like the light very much though-Jebulon (talk) 15:42, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Norbert Nagel (talk) 01:31, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The photographer's shadow is an absolute nogo. --Yikrazuul (talk) 17:34, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good image. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 09:00, 1 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 5 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 22:40, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Gabrielle Cot 1890.jpg, featured[edit]

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Portrait of Gabrielle Cot, 1890.


Confirmed results:
Result: 8 support, 1 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 22:39, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Lava-espanola-male.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Microlophus delanonis in Española Island
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Benjamint444 - uploaded by Benjamint444 - nominated by David C. S. -- David C. S. 01:30, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg  Strong support -- David C. S. 01:30, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - the resolution is really borderline for a featured picture candidate, but there is high EV, attractive composition and reasonable technical quality, so I'm willing to support. --Claritas (talk) 14:20, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
    1.8 megapixels is a borderline?--Mbz1 (talk) 16:45, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
    • In my opinion, yes. I'm really not willing to support anything under that, but there's no absolute rule that all FPs have to be above 2Mpx.--Claritas (talk) 16:54, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Too small.--Jebulon (talk) 15:35, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Too small. As Jebulon--Miguel Bugallo 20:36, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Size is close enough, and the image is very nice. InverseHypercube 07:33, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Too small --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 11:09, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice image. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 13:59, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose a bit "too small", but also missing the EXIF data and a GEO tag. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 15:08, 1 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 4 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:56, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Ilia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930) - Volga Boatmen (1870-1873).jpg, featured[edit]

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Ilia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930) - Volga Boatmen (1870-1873).jpg


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Result: 10 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 18:25, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Berngat Berggut 61 Panorama.jpg, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info Berngat Berggut Panorama 360° c/u/n by -- Böhringer (talk) 20:59, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Böhringer (talk) 20:59, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I support if you add an English file description. --Norbert Nagel (talk) 22:05, 24 December 2011 (UTC)--88.69.156.131 22:04, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
en ✓  Done --Böhringer (talk) 22:38, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose oversharpened, too --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 22:22, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info komisch, hier wurde gar nichts nachgeschärft! --Böhringer (talk) 22:34, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Mit welchem Programm hast du denn das Bild gestitcht? Hugin zum Beispiel schärft und skaliert auch von sich aus nach... Und bei 1/320s und f/8 schließe ich auf ISO 100, und das Himmelrauschen muss ja auch irgend woher stammen... --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 22:56, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
mit PTGui --Böhringer (talk) 20:51, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 23:34, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - Boring landscape. --Kohelet (talk) 00:52, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Trace (talk) 22:59, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I like the sinusoidal curve of the foreground. Not boring IMO. --Norbert Nagel (talk) 23:01, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy files) 13:53, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I think it is one of Wikis best works. Only thing, it looks a bit underexposed. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:09, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Oversharpened. พ.s. 01:34, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Stryn (talk) 11:19, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment There is a minor stitching error at spruces on mountain at 1/3 from the left. --Ximonic (talk) 23:07, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Says heaps about the current FPC standard พ.s. 01:58, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
kannst du deinen Schlusskommntar etwas genauer spezifizieren du weiser Knabe oder Weisenknabe? --Böhringer (talk) 11:24, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
Confirmed results:
Result: 8 support, 3 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:27, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:CTA Loop Junction Detail.jpg, featured[edit]

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Confirmed results:
Result: 14 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:51, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Hurricane Katrina Eye viewed from Hurricane Hunter.jpg, not featured[edit]

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The eye of Hurricane Katrina as viewed from the Hurricane Hunters on August 28, 2005. At this time, Katrina was a Category 5 on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, the highest category.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by NOAA - uploaded by Tom - nominated by TropicalAnalystwx13 -- – TropicalAnalystwx13 (talk) 18:23, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support as nominatorTropicalAnalystwx13 (talk) 18:23, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Jiujitsuguy (talk) 05:27, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support InverseHypercube 07:34, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose simply boring composition. Perhaps a VI image, but not a FP. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 21:29, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Impo not featurable. --Yikrazuul (talk) 20:05, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  OpposeElmA (TalkMy files) 13:56, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - high educational value, but aesthetically uninteresting and lacking any "wow" factor. --Claritas (talk) 13:33, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Bad crop and composition, but it is really impressive, with huge EV. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:10, 1 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 5 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:29, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Palace-of-tsar-Alexey-Mihajlovicha-in-Kolomenskoe-2.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Palace of tsar Alexey Mihajlovicha in Kolomenskoe-2, Moscow, Russia. It is constructed in 1667-1671, it is consecrated on August, 27th, 1672. In 1767 because of decay, under Catherine II order, after the made measurements and drawings, has been disassembled. Restored in 2010 under drawings. A palace total area 7230м ².


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Result: 3 support, 1 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:32, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

Image:Christmas Comet Lovejoy Captured at Paranal.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Comet Lovejoy at Paranal
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by G. Blanchard/ESO - uploaded by ComputerHotline - nominated by Ras67 (talk) 02:35, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Ras67 (talk) 02:35, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 09:29, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Claritas (talk) 14:54, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Wish this comet were seen from the Northern Hemisphere.--Mbz1 (talk) 17:59, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Aleks G (talk) 16:41, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Morning Sunshine (talk) 06:04, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Sorry guys but I'm not fond of the extreme geometric distortion and poor image quality. Yes, it might be considered a VI because of its enc value, but I see nothing featurable here. The comparison with this similar photo, which won POTY 2010, illustrates what I mean. -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 21:35, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
I don't understand your arguments, the POTY has more distortions, less resolution and less technical quality (JPEG artifacts). The arrangement of Comet Lovejoy and the Paranal telescopes here is not featurable enough? Other see the wow factor. --Ras67 (talk) 23:34, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose full ack Alves. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 22:35, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose with Alvesgaspar. --Norbert Nagel (talk) 22:54, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Lošmi (talk) 00:40, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose As Alves--Miguel Bugallo 23:21, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose sorry, but Alves is right in my opinion. Also I think it is very dark on the edges. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:12, 1 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 8 support, 5 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 10:29, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

File:0 Moulbaix - Moulin de la Marquise (2).jpg[edit]

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Moulbaix (Belgium), the windmill "of the Marquise" built in Blicquy built in the early (XVIIth century), transferred in 1747 to its present location and returned to service in 1756 under the leadership of its owner the Marquess of Chasteleer.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created & uploaded by Jean-Pol GRANDMONT - nominated by -- Tomer T (talk) 14:06, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Tomer T (talk) 14:06, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose poor image quality: it's very noisy (ISO 10.288!!) and very pixelated: straight lines are cornered. Incomprehensible why/how/that it gets the QI status. --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 14:12, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - per Carschten. --Claritas (talk) 20:09, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  OpposeElmA (TalkMy files) 08:40, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose very poor photo --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:53, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

Pictogram voting delete.svg 

I withdraw my nomination

Tomer T (talk) 17:32, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Gnorimus nobilis side.jpg[edit]

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Gnorimus nobilis from Southern France, southeast of Millau.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Siga - uploaded by Siga - nominated by TrebleSeven -- TrebleSeven (talk) 17:17, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support as nominator-- TrebleSeven (talk) 17:17, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support -- While the subject is excellent, the bright background of the flowers is somewhat distracting--Gauravjuvekar (talk) 17:43, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
    • Gauravjuvekar, I changed your vote template from GA candidate.svg  Weak support to Symbol support vote.svg  weak support as the the weak support template is not allowed according to the guidelines nor recognised by the FPC bot.
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The white flowers truthfully represent the habitual environment preferred by this beetle species. The image itself looks a little overexposed to me. It also has too much noise for my taste of a FP. Sorry, but I have to say no this time, even though I like beetles. --Ximonic (talk) 15:28, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose noisy, oversharpened, overexposed. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 23:01, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Noisy, overexposed. / Achird (talk) 17:17, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose It is noisy, aberrations, white stains instead of colors. --Aleks G (talk) 13:02, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - over-sharpening, overexposed. --Claritas (talk) 13:57, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose overexposed. --Aktron (talk) 19:13, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

Pictogram voting delete.svg 

I withdraw my nomination

TrebleSeven (talk) 10:33, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Foto sprong sloot.JPG, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created and uploaded by Pieter Geerts - nominated by Jebulon -- Jebulon (talk) 15:29, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Jebulon (talk) 15:29, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Mbz1 (talk) 18:00, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Tsaag Valren (talk) 23:04, 25 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Messy composition. พ.s. 09:41, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
    • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Could you be more precise please ? Any other suggestion ?--Jebulon (talk) 10:54, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
      • Difficult. higher view point, not upfront, less clutter to the left? พ.s. 23:22, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment ccw tilted --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 18:57, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
    • Agree. ✓  Done Tilt now corrected, thank you.But I'm afraid the current image is not the last upload (frame corrected), something goes wrong (cache issue ?)--Jebulon (talk) 01:31, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose , messy image. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 13:50, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
    • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Is this above vote valid ? The users seems to have had less than 50 edits when voting...--Jebulon (talk) 15:16, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Miguel Bugallo 23:20, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Composition is not messy, it's unique and seems nice to me. --Aktron (talk) 19:12, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - really nice shot. --Claritas (talk) 19:32, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 14:00, 3 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 7 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:57, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Hornviper Cerastes cerastes.jpg, featured[edit]

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Confirmed results:
Result: 16 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:59, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Lesser Coat of Arms of Russian Empire.svg, featured[edit]

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Lesser Coat of Arms of Russian Empire
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Orange-kun - uploaded by Orange-kun - nominated by Sasha Krotov -- Sasha Krotov (talk) 22:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Sasha Krotov (talk) 22:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support InverseHypercube 23:14, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Fantastic quality and detail russavia (talk) 23:34, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good svg-image. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 08:42, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - high educational value as evidenced by the vast number of pages it is used on. --Claritas (talk) 13:54, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:54, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support GreyHood Talk 19:10, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support per Claritas --Schnobby (talk) 09:43, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting question-blue.svg  Request Very nice indeed. Maybe a description (with annnotations ?) of the small coats of arms could help and make the whole design more understandable and educational ?--Jebulon (talk) 10:20, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
    I can add annotations in Russian --Sasha Krotov (talk) 14:28, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:38, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - Ugu --Dmitry Rozhkov (talk) 02:55, 4 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 10 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:54, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Zalophus californianus 01.JPG, featured[edit]

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Skeleton of a California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus


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Result: 13 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:58, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Царское-село,-Екатерининский-дворец.jpg, featured[edit]

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Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), interior of the Catherine Palace (has been put in 1717 under the direction of Johann Fridriha Braunshtejna, Bartolomeo Franchesko Rastrelli is reconstructed in 1752-1756). An Arabesque Room (Charles Kamerona's furnish), it is restored and opened in 2010.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Aleks G - uploaded by Aleks G - nominated by Aleks G --Aleks G (talk) 00:12, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I like the room and think it's a properly taken architecture shot. I don't see so many good quality interior pictures over here. - Benh (talk) 21:25, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Excellent! -- MJJR (talk) 21:55, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Sasha Krotov (talk) 22:48, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very good quality. Selbymay (talk) 09:43, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 10:01, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support perfect for me. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 12:50, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 14:07, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 22:24, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support schickes Wohnzimmer... --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 23:04, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Wow! –ElmA (TalkMy files) 08:43, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very nice--Miguel Bugallo 23:28, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --MyCanon (talk) 21:51, 3 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 12 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:55, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Istanbul Süleymaniye Mosque.JPG[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by -- Benh (talk) 21:20, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
I mean a horizontal panoramic image like this one, where you see the mosque, the bread-fish selling boats.. etc.. greetings. Ggia (talk) 08:37, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Ggia's nom below reminded me of this shot, which I think captures well the atmosphere of that part of Istanbul. -- Benh (talk) 21:20, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Even do not know what to start with: either with a noisy sky with some dust spots, or with an unfortunate lighting, or with a bad crop, or with a cut-off main subject. Benh, you're opposing so many good images, how could have you supported this one... Oh, I see, you are the one who took it :-)--Mbz1 (talk) 06:41, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Image being good or not is matter of taste, and you're right that as author, I will always be biased. But if I nominate, it means I like it, so I support. On objective criterias, this one is noisy, but it's unscaled down 18mpix pic, which is mitigating IMO. But maybe I should do something about that. The lighting is not unfortunate in my opinion. Although we can see the sky is dark, sun did lit the scene, giving some contrast and a dramatic atmoshphere. Maybe the cut off boat is an issue. I will propose a landscape format alternative, which I have at home. By the way, you have the right to oppose (even though I would prefer the other way). - Benh (talk) 08:06, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Did you try to make a horizontal panorama of the place? Since here is not the main subject the Süleymaniye Mosque but also "Eminonu - Galata Bridge and fish-bread selling shops" I think that a panorama gives a better overview of this place. Ggia (talk) 08:13, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Sorry I took a bit long to answer Ggia. I didn't took a panorama of it. Maybe I was too lazy to set up everything. But I have a landscape format version of it. I'm not sure if it's worth nominating it. Will try to work on it if I have time... (which I'm short on miss these days). I'm not sure if a panorama would have been a benefit, I really wanted to catch how busy it is, and at same time, have that iconic shape in the background, so this needn't being extended to the right in my opinion. Happy new year by the way!- Benh (talk) 19:54, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Mild Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I love the color, but I wish for a less restrictive crop on the right. Jonathunder (talk) 13:15, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I'd support if not for the over-tight crop. --Claritas (talk) 13:30, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Nice shot, but closeup view is noisy for me. --Aktron (talk) 19:05, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination - Benh (talk) 20:04, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Bûche de Noël chocolat framboise maison.jpg, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created & uploaded by Jebulon - nominated by Citron -- Citron (talk) 10:49, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Citron (talk) 10:49, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- attractive and unusual subject, no technical problems as far as I can see. --Claritas (talk) 11:31, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 13:28, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Bonne année et bon appétit --Llez (talk) 17:06, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy files) 08:38, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- George Chernilevsky talk 09:31, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral as photographer and uploader. Many thanks for this very unexpected nomination and for the votes --Jebulon (talk) 15:20, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:52, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Miguel Bugallo 23:19, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:29, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - Interesting subject. Tiptoety talk 04:06, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Very Christmassy, I love it! TrebleSeven (talk) 17:05, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support  ■ MMXX  talk 23:53, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
            • Many thanks for Mrs Jebulon, she will surely be very proud !--Jebulon (talk) 16:57, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 12 support, 0 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:33, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Montane Birch forests in Torkilstöten (winter).jpg, not featured[edit]

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Montane Birch forests covered in snow and ice after a Winter storm.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created , uploaded and nominated by -- ArildV (talk) 19:40, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- ArildV (talk) 19:40, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Sorry, the overall composition appears random to me. Also, the trunk in the foreground unattractively subdivides the image into two (sub)equal parts. --Cayambe (talk) 10:01, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Though the tree in the foreground is there, and I see what you mean about it splitting up the picture, this does not necessarily decrease the value. I like the focus, however, and like it. Pteronura brasiliensis (talk) 02:13, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Like Cayambe. --Yikrazuul (talk) 20:06, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose It needs more closeup view to have a bigger focus distinction of the main subject from the rest of the forest. At least that's a way how I'd like the picture. :-) Aktron (talk) 19:11, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose artistic, but too messy for an encyclopedia. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:13, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - Lack of sharpness. Tiptoety talk 04:10, 4 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 5 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:42, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

File:The judgement of the dead in the presence of Osiris.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Scene from Book of the Dead
I have added a link to a lengthy explanation by E. A. Wallis Budge. Is that good enough? I can't seem to find a direct translation of this particular version, but the linked work discusses various versions, including this one. InverseHypercube 19:43, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
Thanks. --Claritas (talk) 19:56, 31 December 2011 (UTC)


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Result: 4 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:42, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Estatua no frontal do Mosteiro de San Salvador de Celanova - Galiza.jpg[edit]

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Saint Rudesind, Saint Salvator Monastery, Celanova, Galicia (Spain)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Lmbuga - uploaded by Lmbuga - nominated by Lmbuga -- Miguel Bugallo 23:06, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Miguel Bugallo 23:06, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I'm not sure, perhaps not wov and I think that the shade is not disturbing, but...--Miguel Bugallo 23:10, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:54, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I do not like the lighting, it is rather distracting. Tiptoety talk 03:58, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - shadows are too prominent. --Claritas (talk) 17:50, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination Thank you for the reviews. I am learning--Miguel Bugallo 01:06, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Malta Wignacourt Tower BW 2011-10-09 15-19-03.JPG, not featured[edit]

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Wignacourt tower on Malta with rainbow
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created - uploaded - nominated by -- Berthold Werner (talk) 17:47, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy files) 13:34, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 16:10, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Mild Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - nice double rainbow over the old building and the sea, but I don't particularly like the crop on the right, which cuts a modern building in half. Jonathunder (talk) 16:52, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:36, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral Big wow, uncommon place, but crop is not optimal imo. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:15, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- Nice, realistic rainbow, but I agree with Paolo Costa and Jonathunder, the crop on the right could be longer. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:30, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 12:03, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 4 support, 1 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 21:18, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Stagmatoptera supplicaria MHNT vol.jpg, featured[edit]

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Illustration of sexual dimorphism in mantidae
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info Illustration of sexual dimorphism in mantidae. created by -- Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 11:16, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 11:16, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Aleks G (talk) 113:06, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Llez (talk) 10:22, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy files) 13:54, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Cayambe (talk) 14:39, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 16:35, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:36, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose This is good material for sure. But I believe you should try to provide something more like "studio shot" instead. I miss the shadows. They do help to get a better idea of the shape of an object in my opinion. - Benh (talk) 21:33, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment It's always difficult to find a compromise between artisits photography and scientific photography.--Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 08:07, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 22:06, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice!--Miguel Bugallo 23:15, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Stu Phillips--Str Photo 00:21, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --H. Krisp (talk) 22:54, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Morning Sunshine (talk) 06:54, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Claritas (talk) 23:24, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Jonathunder (talk) 03:35, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:19, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 22:24, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- Ordinary composition. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:28, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Do you have an idea for a extraordinary composition? --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 13:04, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Think about it, you're clever. What could be an "extraordinary composition"? TrebleSeven (talk) 17:13, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • There is no irony in my question, we are here to learn from each other, and I am always very attentive to all the improvements I could bring in my work. --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 06:33, 6 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 16 support, 1 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 21:20, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Croissant-newspaper-and-tea.jpg[edit]

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A croissant for breakfast, with newspaper
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Thank you for nominating this image. Unfortunately, it does not fall within the Guidelines and is unlikely to succeed because it significantly below the minimum 2mpx resolution. --Claritas (talk) 16:37, 5 January 2012 (UTC) Anyone other than the nominator who disagrees may override this template by changing {{FPX}} to {{FPX contested}} and adding a vote in support. Voting will then continue in the usual way. If not contested within 24 hours, this nomination may be closed.
Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination TrebleSeven (talk) 17:06, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Rome Saint Peter's Square view from the dome of Saint Peter's Basilica 3.jpg[edit]

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View from the dome of Basilica di San Pietro, Rome.
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Nomination denied. Thank you for nominating this image. Unfortunately, it does not fall within the Guidelines because only two active nominations per user are allowed. Claritas (talk) 19:00, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination --G CHP (talk) 19:55, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Cuicocha, Ecuador.jpg[edit]

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Cuicocha lake - Ecuador
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File:Melancolía 001.JPG, not featured[edit]

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Melancolía by Albrecht Dürer
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Albrecht Dürer - uploaded and nominated by Dmitry Rozhkov -- Dmitry Rozhkov (talk) 01:12, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support One of the most famous old master prints in original. True colours, high resoluton. -- Dmitry Rozhkov (talk) 01:12, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good image, high resolution. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 13:44, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 16:34, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:36, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I love that piece. There are three fairly high res versions of the file in the category, but I do think this one is the best. It has the widest crop, and the other look too overly thresholded to make them more b/w with higher contrast. I feel this yellowish version is more trustworthy in its appearance. However, the files pages on some of the other version in the category are more detailed and also in English. I recommend adding the English translations as well to the file page. --Slaunger (talk) 22:55, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - the image needs to be cropped down to the page (cream border is unattractive). I am not convinced by the technical quality of this reproduction - the resolution is reasonably high, but there is some minor colour deviations, and a sharpness lower than that which is achievable. --Claritas (talk) 20:12, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Not so sharp, I prefer there to be colour with FPs. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:27, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 5 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 11:49, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

File:RhB ABe 8-12 Allegra between Lagalb and Ospizio Bernina.jpg, featured[edit]

Alternative: Slightly colder color balance, brightness adjusted, way less CA, sky denoised and everything else slightly sharpened, new RAW export with PS' highest JPEG quality (thus the larger file size)

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RhB ABe 8/12 "Allegra" multiple unit with a local train to Tirano in the grade between Bernina Lagalb and Ospizio Bernina.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created & uploaded by Kabelleger - nominated by -- Tomer T (talk) 07:37, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Tomer T (talk) 07:37, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Jean-Pol GRANDMONT (talk) 13:00, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 14:01, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportBruce1eetalk 14:53, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support good composition. --Berthold Werner (talk) 18:48, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support good composition, exposure, colors, quality. But mostly composition. Little CAs could be corrected. --Paolo Costa (talk) 20:00, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice composition, setting etc. - Benh (talk) 20:21, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I think that recently the FP bar of "trains in winterscapes" have increased, and although this photo is very nice concerning all technical aspects (light, colors, composition) I miss some of the action feel of whirling snow seen in related FPs such as this and this and this. --Slaunger (talk) 20:41, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
It doesn't matter of the bar of "trains in winterscapes" have increased, so what? It has nothing to do with this deserves FP. This picture doesn't has any kind of whirling snow, which make it really beauty and better than other pictures in my opinion of course.Trongphu (talk) 22:52, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
I respect other users opinion in this nomination, and if you and other users think it is best without whirling snow I have no problem with that. Opinions differ. But should I suppress how I see the nomination just to follow the majority of opinions? --Slaunger (talk) 10:27, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 22:51, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The picture is too clean and perfect, so it doesn't feel natural. It feels like a toy train standing still. / Achird (talk) 23:32, 20 December 2011 (UTC) / Changing to Oppose. / Achird (talk) 17:05, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 14:38, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Karelj (talk) 17:33, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very nice -- MJJR (talk) 22:18, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Trongphu (talk) 22:52, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support Good and nice, but a bit of chromatic aberrations IMO. To me, improvable--Miguel Bugallo 20:17, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I have made an alternative because I don't like the colors in the original. I also tried to fix the CA issue. I think the alt is considerably better, but I'm still not 100% satisfied. --Kabelleger (talk) 22:32, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
Good work.--Miguel Bugallo 11:16, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support ALT. --Claritas (talk) 17:02, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support ALT. -- Trace (talk) 23:02, 28 December 2011 (UTC)


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Result: 15 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 11:58, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
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The chosen alternative is: File:RhB_ABe_8-12_Allegra_between_Lagalb_and_Ospizio_Bernina_alt.jpg

File:VFT ne1.JPG, not featured[edit]

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Venus Fly Trap


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File:Frankenstein's monster (Boris Karloff).jpg[edit]

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File:Djembe, Ghana.jpg[edit]

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Djembe is a popular drum throughout West Africa.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created and uploaded by ZSM; nominated by TrebleSeven -- TrebleSeven (talk) 11:45, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support as nominator -- TrebleSeven (talk) 11:45, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- ZSM (talk)16:23, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Featured Pictures are among Wiki's best works. In this case I don't see it as FP because there are many problems... for example, there are very big CA's, noise, quality is so-so, angle is not optimal imo (would prefer to see the upper part as well), background is not ideal, crop is too tight on the bottom. --Paolo Costa (talk) 21:06, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - top right and left are overblown, odd angle. --Claritas (talk) 08:00, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination TrebleSeven (talk) 08:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info The nomination was short lived, but thank you anyway. I respect your opinions. I am not a photographer, just like to take pictures. About the odd angle: I wanted to show the beautiful design on the side of the drum and the real size ratio between the top and bottom part. Yes, the space at the bottom is too small, but unfortunately it is not cropped. That is how the picture was taken. Thank you all. ZSM (talk)19:53, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

File:20111225 Suleymaniye Mosque Istanbul Turkey Panoramic.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Suleymaniye Mosque Istanbul Turkey
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by ggia - uploaded by ggia - nominated by ggia -- Ggia (talk) 17:11, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I don't like IMC sign in the right bottom.. but it is not my fault that it is inside this photo ;) . While trying to crop over the IMC sign.. I found that the image seems too tighten cropped. This image has high EV not only because the mosque important.. and but also the surrounding social complex (buildings around the mosque) which is called Külliye in the ottoman architecture. -- Ggia (talk) 17:11, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --ComputerHotline (talk) 18:36, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose OK, although I won't ack it, I'm certainly biased because I nominated a similar shot of mine... This one has good quality, nice lighting, and I trust you on the encyclopedic point. But those leafless trees give a cold atmosphere to that picture. I'm not so keen on the composition either, with much more room given to the sky than the rest. - Benh (talk) 21:31, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info the date of the image is 25 December, and it is winter time.. so the trees are leafless.. in the composition I tried to avoid a centered composition.. so some part of the panorama to the left side has been cropped (in order the main subject - the mosque not to be in the center). Concerning the sky, I don't believe that it has too much sky for the composition not looking like vertically-centered aligned.. but if people don't like so much sky.. it is very easy technically to have a new crop with a little less sky. Ggia (talk) 07:14, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info - I'm going to photoshop out the IMC sign. It's really irritating. --Claritas (talk) 14:59, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I agree with you.. I tried to find an angle to make the photo without without this annoying sign.. but I didn't succeed. I don't know how to make this clone-job/patch.. it seems difficult to clone the texture behind. Ggia (talk) 15:09, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
It is very difficult. I'll upload my attempt when it's done. --Claritas (talk) 20:20, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
Correction: it is impossible - don't wait for me. --Claritas (talk) 20:28, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice and original shot. The lighting looks good --Aktron (talk) 19:09, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 13:49, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I would have gave it a bit more support if the "MC IMC" sign was cropped off. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:27, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 4 support, 1 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:41, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Ворота в Петропавловскую церковь (Московская обл. пос. Ильинское).jpg, featured[edit]

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Gateway to the Peter and Paul Church (the Moscow region. Ramensky area. Settlement. Ilinskoe). The church for the sake of apostles Peter and Pavel was under construction with 1912 on 1915 under the project of architect S.Barkova. In 1928 the temple has been destroyed. Now the new temple under the project of architect D.S.Sokolova is erected. Approximate time of building of 1994-1996.
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Dэя-Бøяg 20:26, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 21:11, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportBruce1eetalk 06:04, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Przykuta[edit] 10:25, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Claritas (talk) 10:53, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 17:33, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Trace (talk) 21:43, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 22:07, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support — Very nice color and contrast. SteveStrummer (talk) 22:08, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info I haven't checked if things have changed, but a user is limited to two actives nominations as far as I remember... probably this will be OK for this one as the oldest is being promoted. - Benh (talk) 22:33, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:00, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 09:22, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support But shame of the lamp pole, and Behn is right, we were not careful enough... But there is no harm.--Jebulon (talk) 17:29, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Morning Sunshine (talk) 09:52, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- Might have been better if it was landscape, but is quite a nice image. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:18, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Might have been even better with a slightly less tight crop, but still a good quality image as it is. --NJR_ZA (talk) 20:37, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Beautiful scene, lighting, contrast... and good quality as well - Benh (talk) 21:11, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- George Chernilevsky talk 11:54, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 16 support, 0 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:43, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Kongkokking-photo-wallpaper-leaf.JPG[edit]

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Leaves with water droplets
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Hazmat2 - uploaded by Kongkokking - nominated by Hazmat2 -- Hazmat2 (talk) 22:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Hazmat2 (talk) 22:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Poor quality (DOF) and 1,024 × 768 pixels--Miguel Bugallo 03:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
Nuvola apps important yellow.svg
Thank you for nominating this image. Unfortunately, it does not fall within the Guidelines and is unlikely to succeed because the image is significantly smaller than 2MPx.--Miguel Bugallo 04:04, 7 January 2012 (UTC) Anyone other than the nominator who disagrees may override this template by changing {{FPX}} to {{FPX contested}} and adding a vote in support. Voting will then continue in the usual way. If not contested within 24 hours, this nomination may be closed.

File:Assateague foal.jpg[edit]

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A wild Assateague foal (Chincoteague Pony) on Assateague Island off the eastern coast of Maryland and Virginia, United States
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Ben Stephenson - uploaded by Bruce1ee - nominated by Bruce1ee -- —Bruce1eetalk 13:18, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- —Bruce1eetalk 13:18, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The legs are cut. Alvesgaspar (talk) 19:35, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per Alvesgaspar.--Jebulon (talk) 23:50, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per Alvesgaspar.--Miguel Bugallo 04:02, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per Alvesgaspar comments. --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 20:08, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nominationBruce1eetalk 06:23, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Dawn in Puerto Encantado.jpg, featured[edit]

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Panoramic view of Puerto Encantado (Enchanted Dock), in the town of Higuerote, Venezuela.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created uploaded and nominated by Paolo Costa Baldi -- Paolo Costa (talk) 23:47, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Paolo Costa (talk) 23:47, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info last time I nominated this image it got 6 supports and 2 opposes, one for CAs and sharpness, one because caption and geotag were not good. I was traveling at the time and could not do anything, but now I have fixed those issues, so I'll give it a second try. Happy new year to everyone! --Paolo Costa (talk) 23:47, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 15:36, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:52, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:03, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Very therapeutic. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:56, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Sharpness could be better for a panorama, but very nice image nevertheless -- MJJR (talk) 17:17, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • {{o}} Sorry, perhaps I don't understand (If someone can explain to me what happens...), but to me it's too violet: non-natural colors--Miguel Bugallo 00:53, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Miguel, I can understand your oppose since the sky looks almost unreal. But that's pretty much how the sky looked like (I can send you the RAW file on request). Should we manipulate an image only to make it look more "realistic"? I don't know. Color temp of the raw file is 6600K, maybe a bit warm, but I think that's ok for a dawn picture. --Paolo Costa (talk) 04:39, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
      • Sorry, I believe you. I've never seen anything like this color--Miguel Bugallo 16:57, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
        • Don't be sorry Miguel, instead, do leave your oppose vote: I don't wanna sound like I wanna change people's votes. Your oppose is 100% valid. I only wanted to tell you that skies rare like this, do appear from time to time, and that the picture is pretty faithful to the original. Best regards --Paolo Costa (talk) 19:03, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Morning Sunshine (talk) 09:53, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Really amazing--Miguel Bugallo 20:29, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Stunning setting with amazing colours. We occasionally see bright, almost unreal, violet and orange dawn/dusk here in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, but I have never been able to capture it anywhere near as well as this was done. --NJR_ZA (talk) 20:41, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support reminiscent of several similar scenes I witness during my trips in south west asia. Very nice mood, well emphasized in this photo IMO ! - Benh (talk) 12:06, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 10 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 10:39, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Casa Milà - Barcelona, Spain - Jan 2007.jpg, not featured[edit]

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SHORT DESCRIPTION
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Diliff - uploaded by Diliff - nominated by Elekhh -- ELEKHHT 12:15, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- ELEKHHT 12:15, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose nice architecture. But the composition does not work: crop is very tight, the car in the bottom left corner is disturbing, the whole image is very busy. And why a night shot? At daytime, it would look much more impressive, I'm sure. --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 12:23, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
    • The image illustrates typical nightlife in the city. It certainly looks different during the day and that could be a separate FP. --ELEKHHT 14:06, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Berthold Werner (talk) 12:24, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - motion blur on the car, bottom left corner. Otherwise, a very nice QI. --Claritas (talk) 13:15, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
    • IMO the car does not need to be sharp, is better blurred since is not the subject. --ELEKHHT 14:06, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
      • The motion blur on the car in my opinion distracts the viewers attention from the main subject. --Claritas (talk) 19:30, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support good general quality Cathy Richards (talk) 14:27, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  OpposeElmA (TalkMy files) 08:36, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I agree with Elekhh regarding the blurred car. --Cayambe (talk) 17:42, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:50, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Casa Milá is spectacular, but very difficult to shoot. Too many cars and people over the place, with many trees in front of the building. Maybe an aerial shot would do, but this one doesn't look featurable to me. Agree with elekhh too. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:22, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
    Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment There are technical possibilities to avoid the problem of crowds in front of subjects of interest: either a long(!) exposure in the order of several minutes, half an hour or more, maybe using a neutral density filter (thus, moving objects do not interfere with the data registration of the static scene) or a stack of enough single captures in "Median" stacking mode in Photoshop. Regards, Grand-Duc (talk) 22:18, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others--Miguel Bugallo 23:16, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - For starters I am curious why this wasn't taken during the day time, the lack of lighting and shadows are distracting. Also, I do not care for the crop or the blurry car in the corner. Defiantly QI worthy though. Tiptoety talk 04:05, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- The blurred car does actually show a bit, for an FP. TrebleSeven (talk) 17:04, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral I fail to get how an image taken at dusk is necessarily worst than a daytime shot... Night shot can be more pleasing, and not least detailed (the subject is lit). The comments on car and crowd can be justified, but these are mitigated by the fact that the dusk slot is short and, well, if the place is busy in real life, I see nothing wrong with having people on it. It's not like they detract this much from main subject when looking the picture as a whole. On the cons side, I think crop is tight and size is a bit small. And maybe composition could be better (more centered). - Benh (talk) 23:36, 6 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 5 support, 7 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:24, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Lakhota Lake Museum.JPG, not featured[edit]

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The Archaeological Museum of Jamnagar also known as Lakhota Lake Museum
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Rangilo Gujarati - uploaded by Rangilo Gujarati - nominated by Rangilo Gujarati -- Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 20:20, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 20:20, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I find it a pity that the castle is almost centered and the statue is set aside, almost like an afterthought. I believe the picture would've been way more balanced had it less empty space on the right hand side and a bit more breathing room around the statue. --MAURILBERT (discuter) 21:47, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral - I agree with Maurilbert. The statue on the left seems really confined by the composition. But otherwise, a very nice picture. --Claritas (talk) 13:49, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral Nice but, crop is bad, with too much sky and little space on the bottom and the left side. Also strong vignetting is visible. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:20, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:57, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - Crop. Tiptoety talk 04:07, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose --Yikrazuul (talk) 18:50, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Weak oppose -- Can be a bit noisy. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:26, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 3 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:23, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Grempen - Schweizer Jura im Nebel.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Jura mountains, partial in fog, seen from Gempen hill
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info all by Wladyslaw -- Wladyslaw (talk) 17:57, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Wladyslaw (talk) 17:57, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose very bad exposure: most of the landscape underexposed (nearly black!) and the fog is overexposed and blown out. Unpleasing colours. Too much boring space at top with centered horizon. We have better images on Commons and better FPs, cf. e.g. this landscape in fog image. --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 20:30, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
I see no significant difference between your favoured fog-picture and this candidate concerning the criticised point. Beside of this: over- and underexposure can also a stylistic device if the image impression is aesthetic. --Wladyslaw (talk) 17:47, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - I agree with Wladyslaw about the exposure. It gives the landscape a nice dreamy effect. --Claritas (talk) 19:29, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Excessive use of tonemapping/shadow highlights tool. JJ Harrison (talk) 23:00, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I like the view of the mountains, the bottom-left just disappoints me. TrebleSeven (talk) 17:00, 4 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 2 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 08:17, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Kremlin Clock chimes in 2012.ogv, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Russavia - uploaded by Russavia - nominated by Russavia -- russavia (talk) 21:58, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- russavia (talk) 21:58, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment The video is very high quality (just under 2000px wide), the sound is perfect. The video is technically a picture (albeit moving), so I see no reason this couldn't be a candidate under our current guidelines. russavia (talk) 21:58, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 17:43, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:47, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support GreyHood Talk 18:58, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - Tiptoety talk 04:02, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support  ■ MMXX  talk 23:54, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The chimes aren't really supporting the image/video. I would suggest for it to be uploaded as an image without sound. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:22, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --JelMak (talk) 11:16, 9 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 7 support, 1 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 08:18, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Chvalkovice castle 2011 2.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Small castle in village Chvalkovice in est Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by Karelj -- Karelj (talk) 21:02, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Karelj (talk) 21:02, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg  Weak oppose -- Not very striking for an FP, but is a nice image. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:55, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Should the focus be now the castle or the statue? --Yikrazuul (talk) 18:43, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  NeutralElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 15:55, 8 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 1 support, 2 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 14:09, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Fireworks in Lappeenranta.JPG, not featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by ElmA - uploaded by ElmA - nominated by ElmAElmA (TalkMy files) 10:03, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy files) 10:03, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Looks good --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:46, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Did you even see the photo in full resolution? –Makele-90 (talk) 02:22, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Blurry to me--Miguel Bugallo 23:11, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose too unsharp Cathy Richards (talk) 23:17, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Unsharp. –Makele-90 (talk) 02:22, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - Blurry. Tiptoety talk 04:01, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Unsharp. Just another firework. / Achird (talk) 10:48, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Not enough for an FP, looks out of focus. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:58, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - simply nothing special, unsharp at full resolution. --Claritas (talk) 17:51, 4 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 2 support, 7 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 14:08, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Gul tre skilling banco.jpg, featured[edit]

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The unique Treskilling Yellow, the most expensive stamp in the world.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Posten AB (design by P.A. Sparre) - uploaded by Claritas - nominated by Claritas -- Claritas (talk) 13:23, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Claritas (talk) 13:23, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 14:25, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:48, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 23:21, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - Tiptoety talk 04:03, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Achird (talk) 10:35, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- If only there was a proper background. TrebleSeven (talk) 17:03, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Could you please explain what you mean by "proper background" ?--Jebulon (talk) 17:34, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
      • From a philatelic point of view, a simple black or white background is best, as it does not distract the viewer from the stamp. --Claritas (talk) 17:47, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
        • Ok I agree, but I don't see here any technical problem, regarding the Category:Stamps uploading guidelines. But IMO there may be a copyright problem, as it seems that Sweden claims copyright on all designs ever issued (quote).--Jebulon (talk) 14:45, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Great image of the world most vauluable stamp. Ww2censor (talk) 17:03, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Sorry, not wov to me--Miguel Bugallo 06:58, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 7 support, 1 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 17:51, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Lake Edith Jasper.jpg, not featured[edit]

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This is a shot of Lake Edith in Jasper National Park Alberta, Canada.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Smackaay - uploaded by Smackaay - nominated by CRRaysHead90 -- CRRaysHead90 | We Believe! 12:11, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- CRRaysHead90 | We Believe! 12:11, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Looks fine for me! --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:45, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Great! GreyHood Talk 19:16, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment this image has several dust spots in the sky (they can be corrected), also seems it has a stitching error at the top right part, there are some parts which are too dark for me.. but the major problem is that in the image there is a big amount of distortion (barrel). BTW the landscape looks very nice.. and looks like a nice place to visit. Ggia (talk) 19:20, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Stryn (talk) 20:32, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose please see the image notes. After a correction I can change my vote. --Alchemist-hp (talk) 21:07, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Even though the place is spectacular, there are stitching errors, the sky has an error too, there're dust spots, and many dark areas. As Ggia. Sky looks oversaturated. And finally, horizon is not straight. Too many issues for FP status imo. --Paolo Costa (talk) 22:27, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral - the stitching errors are really the only issues with this image for me. I'd be happy to support if they were fixed. --Claritas (talk) 22:29, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral per image notes. But the place is a beautiful. --Stryn (talk) 11:15, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Beautiful scenery. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:57, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose see my note above. Ggia (talk) 17:19, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others--Miguel Bugallo 01:16, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose due to the stiching errors --High Contrast (talk) 01:45, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --SteGrifo27 (tell me) 22:25, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose as Miguel Bugallo --Berthold Werner (talk) 10:33, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 18:03, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per all the comments above. --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 20:11, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice image. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 15:20, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Karelj (talk) 19:18, 8 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 7 support, 8 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 14:06, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Nintendo Gameboy.jpg[edit]

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Original Nintendo Gameboy
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by William Warby - uploaded by Flickr upload bot - nominated by Bruce1ee -- —Bruce1eetalk 09:19, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- —Bruce1eetalk 09:19, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Resolution 5,5568 megapixels. Good graphics, but nothing special. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 14:47, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - "Pictures should be in some way special". This is just a good quality point-and-click shot of a gameboy. I'd suggest nominating for valued image status instead. --Claritas (talk) 16:18, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose per Claritas Pteronura brasiliensis (talk) 17:09, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination - As suggested, I've taken it to VIC. —Bruce1eetalk 09:48, 11 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Johan Barthold Jongkind - Rue Notre-Dame, Parijs.jpg, featured[edit]

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Result: 10 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 15:57, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Lama 3 Luc Viatour.jpg, featured[edit]

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Lama glama


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Result: 7 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 15:54, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Man with a Saluki.jpeg, featured[edit]

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Man with a Saluki, painting c. 1555, Persia.


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Result: 9 support, 0 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:01, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Mug Humboldt HBP 2011-12-22.jpg, not featured[edit]

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A mug shot in a (quite dimly with halogen lamps) lit restaurant.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by Grand-Duc -- Grand-Duc (talk) 21:52, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol abstain vote.svg  Abstain as photographer. -- Grand-Duc (talk) 21:52, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Wov? Why?--Miguel Bugallo 02:19, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support purposive depth of field Cathy Richards (talk) 16:19, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Copyright ?--Jebulon (talk) 17:46, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Nothing special. Poor DOF (f5)--Miguel Bugallo 04:49, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I usually don't use the no-wow argument, but in this case, this is a very common, easy to take image. Crop is tight on the bottom and background is distracting. --Paolo Costa (talk) 17:58, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Poor photo quality. --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 20:09, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Poor photo, not special. –ElmA (TalkMy files) 14:39, 8 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 1 support, 4 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 15:52, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Фрагмент-ворот-Храма-Христа-Спасителя.jpg, featured[edit]

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Gate in the Temple. Temple of the Christ of the Savior. The temple project belongs to architect Konstantin Tona. Temple building was conducted about 44 years. On May, 26th, 1883 the Temple has been consecrated. On December, 5th, 1931 the Temple has been destroyed blown up). The present restored Temple has been consecrated on August, 19th, 2000.
Pincushion distortion
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Aleks G - uploaded by Aleks G - nominated by Aleks G --Aleks G (talk) 22:50, 01 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I'd like to see a better geometry.--Aktron (talk) 19:07, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Geometry is mostly OK, just no symmetry. GreyHood Talk 19:14, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support great quality.. may-be a new crop can make the image completely symmetrical (it is horizontal-symmetrical but to be also vertical-symmetrical). Ggia (talk) 19:26, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 22:36, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support but I'd like to see a better geometry--Miguel Bugallo 23:14, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support But lets try а symmetrical crop too. --Dmitry Rozhkov (talk) 01:53, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - I prefer the asymmetry. --Claritas (talk) 12:00, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 18:55, 2 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 15:58, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very good as it is, IMO. Remembers me this from Florence Cathedral, mutatis mutandis (but this one is far much better). By the way, does somebody know who those venerable guys are?--Jebulon (talk) 17:23, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Weak oppose -- I like FP's to have a sense of colour, but it does have a good historical value. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:20, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment repair pincushion distortion Przykuta[edit] 15:00, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 18:00, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 10 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /--Claritas (talk) 15:46, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Cayambe Vulkan w.jpg[edit]

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Cayambe volcano

File:Coenobita clypeatus - Caribbean hermit crab.jpg[edit]

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A shy caribbean hermit crab in the sand at the beach
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by Paolo Costa (talk) 14:21, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Paolo Costa (talk) 14:21, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I can see this as an Fp, but only very slightly. It's hard to differentiate the pebbles from the crab. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:25, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination per TrebleSeven, bad subject isolation. --Paolo Costa (talk) 12:58, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Clark Humphrey 01A.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Candid portrait of Clark Humphrey, author of several books about Seattle. Taken during a walking tour he was leading.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Jmabel - uploaded by Jmabel - nominated by Jmabel -- Jmabel ! talk 07:10, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Jmabel ! talk 07:10, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Strong oppose -- Not much to look at this image, nothing really special about it at all. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:52, 4 January 2012 (UTC) (no double voting, please) -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 16:49, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose (formerly FPX) Image does not fall within the guidelines, it hasn't got any significant value, and I don't think it meets the featured image criteria. This image might be better off to be nominated at the English Wikipedia, as it does have a little bit of encyclopaedic value. TrebleSeven (talk) 17:13, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info -- Sorry, but the FPX template is supposed to be used in objective and clear circumstances usually related with poor image quality or size. But the reason invoked here is subjective. I suggest you withdraw the template, otherwise I'll do it with a support vote. Alvesgaspar (talk) 18:37, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - interesting portraiture. I like the composition, and although the technical quality could be better, I can see this as a FP. --Claritas (talk) 20:30, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose As TrebleSeven. Is it wov?--Miguel Bugallo 01:23, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Out of focus, distracting background. Alvesgaspar (talk) 16:50, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Bad background, bad focus etc. Kruusamägi (talk) 18:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I don't see any special about this? If anyone picture can be FP then we would have 7 billions of FP pictures.Trongphu (talk) 22:47, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Bad background. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 15:58, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The teeth yield a WOW factor to some extent but the background is too disturbed. -- Norbert Nagel (talk) 21:57, 9 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 2 support, 7 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:30, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Coimbra December 2011-16a.jpg, not featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info Minimalist composition showing the interior courtyard of the National Museum Machado de Castro, Coimbra, Portugal. Other depictions here and here All by Alvesgaspar (talk) 19:57, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 19:57, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
What is special about this?Trongphu (talk) 22:32, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Please don't hate me Joaquim ;) but I tend to agree with Trongphu. The other minimalist pic below had minimalist composition but eye catching lighting and texture. This one doesn't. Also, it has some geometrical structure with horizontal lines which clearly separates areas with distinct colours. Here I can't find any "guidelines" (not centered, not a single vanishing point, no parallel lines, or anything else) - Benh (talk) 11:02, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I feel the crop is too tight at the top for a balanced composition. --Claritas (talk) 16:57, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose problems with composition Cathy Richards (talk) 23:23, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Nothing special. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:22, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I don't find this as an example of minimalism, neither the subject has high EV. Ggia (talk) 08:32, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg  Weak oppose -- If only it was zoomed out a little bit.
  • Pictogram voting question-blue.svg  Request -- Do you have an alternative to this image with it zoomed out a bit? TrebleSeven (talk) 15:59, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info Please see my first post above. Alvesgaspar (talk) 17:29, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 1 support, 5 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /--Claritas (talk) 16:38, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Déformation Péruvienne MHNT.jpg, featured[edit]

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Deliberate deformity of the skull.

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  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Claritas (talk) 19:22, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Aleks G (talk) 23:39, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 19:51, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very impressive. Focus stacking ? How many pictures ? --Jebulon (talk) 20:41, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Focus stacking of 2 pictures, but above 3 images I do more reports and I did not included in the category focus stacking because practical all images in studio are in Focus stacking. Future cameras, will incorporate this feature. --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 09:22, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Llez (talk) 22:18, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Undeniable!Trongphu (talk) 22:33, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (talk) 09:04, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral We had a talk about shadow, but that one seems added afterwards. This isn't the kind of shadow I meant. I'd also like to see more of the front of it, but I guess the subject here is the stretched skull. Very good encyclopedic picture otherwise IMO (hence my non oppose). - Benh (talk) 10:57, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 20:26, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 22:43, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 23:20, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:22, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --H. Krisp (talk) 19:48, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support What an egghead! -- Norbert Nagel (talk) 21:46, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good image, detailed skull. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:19, 10 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 18 support, 0 oppose, 1 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:25, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Sport by Eduard Bargheer 1962.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Sport
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by the visual artist Eduard Bargheer, the manufacturing company Werkstätten August Wagner and the photographer Michael Gäbler - uploaded by Michael Gäbler - nominated by Michael Gäbler -- Michael Gäbler (talk) 14:09, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info The download takes time, but it is funny like a paper chase. --Michael Gäbler (talk) 14:42, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Michael Gäbler (talk) 14:09, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support gute Arbeit --Böhringer (talk) 15:57, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - really nice reproduction. --Claritas (talk) 16:28, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 17:31, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - Tiptoety talk 03:57, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question Very good image, but see note: Is this a graffiti--Miguel Bugallo 13:57, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Miguel Bugallo, you are right, at the bottom of the image is near the right corner a small strip of a graffiti. On the pedestal below the glass mosaic is the other part of this graffiti. You can't see it on this image. --Michael Gäbler (talk) 19:02, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Nice art of sport. TrebleSeven (talk) 17:01, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - there seems to be graffiti on the bottom right, as Miguel has pointed out. --Claritas (talk) 17:49, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Berthold Werner (talk) 18:24, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • If a cropped version cannot be used, then Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose per Claritas. --Yikrazuul (talk) 18:48, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Very good image to me but not usefull: Graffiti (see above)--Miguel Bugallo 00:58, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Morning Sunshine (talk) 09:57, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Pictogram voting info.svg Info -- Removed offensive comment and vote. @Kohelet: please repeat your vote in proper terms. Alvesgaspar (talk) 19:42, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Please avoid defining artistic works with bad words. Everyone has its opinion and someone can be offended by yours. Even the most awful picture in the world should be opposed politely: From FP guidelines: Above all, be polite. Please don't forget that the image you are judging is somebody's work. Avoid using phrases like "it looks terrible" and "I hate it". If you must oppose, please do so with consideration. Also remember that your command of English might not be the same as someone else's. Choose your words with care. --Paolo Costa (talk) 19:38, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 15:41, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  OpposeElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 15:54, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others. พ.s. 13:30, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 8 support, 5 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:29, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:View from Taipei101 amk.jpg, not featured[edit]

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View to the north from Taipei 101
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created & uploaded by AngMoKio - nominated by -- Tomer T (talk) 14:06, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Tomer T (talk) 14:06, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 17:31, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Trace (talk) 21:43, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 22:46, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Nothing special, as description states, just a view to the north. --Yikrazuul (talk) 18:47, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - attractive, good technical quality, educational value. --Claritas (talk) 20:35, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support -- Good composition. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:15, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral Nice quality and EV...Amazing place to take a picture from. But compo is kinda messy (not the photographer's fault but...). Another thing; I would have preferred a panoramic view. This image makes me feel like I wanna see some more. --Paolo Costa (talk) 21:01, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Nothing special, as Yikrazuul--Miguel Bugallo 07:04, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose not all city pictures can be FP.Trongphu (talk) 22:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  NeutralElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 15:50, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Lošmi (talk) 20:41, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others. พ.s. 13:31, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 7 support, 4 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:27, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Jerusalem Holy Sepulchre BW 23.JPG, not featured[edit]

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Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre


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Result: 2 support, 0 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:37, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Kiisk.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Gymnocephalus cernuus
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Tiit Hunt - uploaded by Tiit Hunt - nominated by WikedKentaur -- WikedKentaur (talk) 19:02, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- WikedKentaur (talk) 19:02, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support - a bit noisy at full resolution for my liking. --Claritas (talk) 20:59, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I don't like the blur in the background. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:33, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Why only the front of the fish is in focus, when showing the whole fish sideways? –Makele-90 (talk) 19:05, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
Pictogram voting info.svg Info

The file now sits here: File:Gymnocephalus cernuus Pärnu River Estonia 2010-01-06.jpg, rationale: "Bioname correction", cf. Google translate and ruff. Regards, Grand-Duc (talk) 22:30, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Excellent image! Kruusamägi (talk) 18:50, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment It is extremely difficult to photograph fish in Estonia. For example water has lot of organic material in it (still being very clean) and so it is not clear at all. Usually the bottom is covered with mud and as fish move around near it then there is no visibility. So this is a very professional photo. Kruusamägi (talk) 18:50, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support What can we ask for more?Trongphu (talk) 22:45, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose technical problem : the contour zone of denoising around the fish is visible - --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 16:50, 10 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 4 support, 1 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:35, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Lest.jpg, featured[edit]

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Platichthys flesus
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Tiit Hunt - uploaded by Tiit Hunt - nominated by WikedKentaur -- WikedKentaur (talk) 18:53, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- WikedKentaur (talk) 18:53, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support -- I do see something a little bit special about this image. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:32, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Very nice --Citron (talk) 15:26, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • A proper scientific identification is required in the file description page at least (not only in category). Please add it. Thanks.--Jebulon (talk) 17:01, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
Pictogram voting info.svg Info

The file sits now here: File:Platichthys flesus Vääna-Jõesuu in Estonia.jpg, moved with the rationale of COM:FR 3: "lest" is a meaningful word in at least English and French ("lest" on the FR-WP) and is thus not a sensible filename for a fish. Regards, Grand-Duc (talk) 22:24, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Kruusamägi (talk) 18:40, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Another cool looking fish!Trongphu (talk) 22:47, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose composition does not work IMHO, because the lower part of the flounder interleaved with the stones. --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 14:29, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 15:40, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good picture, steady background. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:12, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Technical problem : the contour zone of denoising around the fish is visible --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 16:52, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose per Archaeodontosaurus. + The sharpness is not good enough for FP, imo. Sorry.--Jebulon (talk) 20:36, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Ritchyblack (talk) 06:15, 13 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 8 support, 3 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:36, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Madinat Jumeirah-Dubai3303.JPG, featured[edit]

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View of the Burj Al Arab from Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by Poco a poco - present version of image file by NorbertNagel -- Poco a poco (talk) 09:36, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Poco a poco (talk) 09:36, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Superb image. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:54, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support nice.. but are you sure that this image has no problem due to the Freedom of Panorama in UAE: FOP#United Arab Emirates? If it is ok.. I am willing to upload some image from UAE too.. Ggia (talk) 14:51, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
That´s a good point. To be honest I am not 100% sure. I lost a lot of pictures from the UAE and have always hoped that I can keep this one because the landscape is mostly made out of simple items and the Burj Al Arab helps the composition but is a minor element. Plan B would be to include use rationale information, hopefully that is no issue for this nomination. Is there anybody who can confirm these aspects? Poco a poco (talk) 15:52, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • conditional Symbol support vote.svg  Support ... if the FOP issue is made clear. --Paolo Costa (talk) 21:09, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment we have discussed that deletion requests should not be confused with FPC.. also if the image has a deletion request (ie. FOP), the deletion process argument "the image is already featured" is not valid. Ggia (talk) 21:47, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
I agree with Ggia, Poco a poco (talk) 22:56, 5 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 8 support, 1 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 22:38, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Solar corona above statue of El Cid SF CA.jpg, not delisted[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info Low quality (Original nomination)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Delist -- Tomer T (talk) 12:00, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol keep vote.svg Keep No rationale is given. --Claritas (talk) 16:32, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Please only use {{delist}} or {{keep}} in delisting discussions. --Slaunger (talk) 16:49, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol keep vote.svg Keep Quality issues mitigated by topic and composition. Then and now. --Slaunger (talk) 16:49, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol keep vote.svg Keep per Slaunger --Herby talk thyme 17:22, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Delist Low quality --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 18:06, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol keep vote.svg KeepElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:09, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Delist -- I don't see anything special about the image. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:22, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol keep vote.svg Keep Quality not that bad imo... Many pixels are just black. Solar corona is pretty hard to shoot unless you get smooth cluds or fog. This is a good example of a corona. The picture without the statue would have been too plain. I'd keep it. --Paolo Costa (talk) 02:42, 13 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 3 delist, 5 keep, 0 neutral => not delisted. /George Chernilevsky talk 14:12, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Gray hotel de ville.jpg, not featured[edit]

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France. Région fr:Portail:Franche-Comté. Département Haute-Saône. City : Gray
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by G CHP - uploaded by G CHP - nominated by G CHP -- G CHP (talk) 17:20, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- G CHP (talk) 17:20, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 22:37, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Nice buiding but poor quality picture. Framing looks wrong, the camera position is not the best and the verticals on the right are tilted. Close to FPX really. Alvesgaspar (talk) 18:47, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Perspective distortion --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 17:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Crop is the main problem here. Requires rotation and persp. correction too. --Paolo Costa (talk) 01:37, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Not special, strange perspective. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:15, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- The cars aren't really helping you succeed with this nomination. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:04, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 5 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:30, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Iceberg Antarctica.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Iceberg off Antarctica
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Ben Stephenson - uploaded by Hike395 - nominated by Hike395 — hike395 (talk) 11:16, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I like how the photograph illustrates the shape of the iceberg with the dramatic lighting. I think the color of the sea is also quite striking: I suspect this was taken in polar twilight. — hike395 (talk) 11:16, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- Good composition, the sea is just a little bit strange though. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:24, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support best what the camera can give, good composition, perhaps the colour of the sea could be changed a little bit but I wasn't there --Mbdortmund (talk) 14:03, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question is this a natural color of the sea? Ggia (talk) 14:49, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question I can see penguins ? (See my annotations) --Citron (talk) 15:31, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - unnatural colours. --Claritas (talk) 16:41, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Non-natural colors (as Claritas), dust spot (see note), noise and color noise--Miguel Bugallo 17:02, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose As Lmbuga. Water looks more like plow field or mud. Version 2 looks more natural, but it have same broblems noise and color noise. Sorry. –Makele-90 (talk) 18:48, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
Edit1 Attempt to rebalance color, crop dust spot

These are valid criticisms: the "wine-dark sea" may have been due to image manipulation. I attempted a color rebalance. What do you think of the edit to the right? Note that I am a novice at image editing --- if someone with more expertise can make an attempt, I would appreciate it. — hike395 (talk) 18:35, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose It does not add up. I have marked what I would think is about 1 meter on the iceberg, based on the structures in the snow. Thus, the "penguins" would be waaaaaay too small... and the waves as well. Then there's the background and water's color that absolutely does not fit to the iceberg. If you ask me: That picture is totally fake. --Kabelleger (talk) 20:59, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Looks like a fake picture to me.Trongphu (talk) 22:44, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Non-natural colors. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 16:01, 8 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 6 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 14:13, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Menton-Basilique-Saint-Michel-2.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Menton (Alpes-maritimes) France. La basilique Saint-Michel sous un coucher de soleil
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by G CHP - uploaded by G CHP - nominated by G CHP -- G CHP (talk) 16:29, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- G CHP (talk) 16:29, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Nice, but the sky is really very noisy, and the clock tower (left) needs a perspective correction because it looks leaning. All correctible.--Jebulon (talk) 17:04, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 22:38, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose A bit noisy, non-natural colors (the sky is strange and the image too yelow): I don't like the image. To me overexposed zones--Miguel Bugallo 04:26, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose for the meanwhile. Per Jebulon, this requires a lot of processing before it's featureable. --Claritas (talk) 18:57, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info - I tried to sort out some of the issues with Gimp. --Claritas (talk) 21:41, 10 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 2 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:29, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Thinornis rubricollis - Orford.jpg, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by JJ Harrison - uploaded by JJ Harrison - nominated by JJ Harrison Both subspecies of the Hooded Plover are classified as Endangered. There are about 3000 of this subspecies left. The habit of laying eggs on the edges of beaches in the summer months is the main cause - the same beaches are often popular for dog and human recreation, often resulting in trampled eggs. Fortunately Tasmania, at least, has plenty of largely abandoned/inaccessible beaches. -- JJ Harrison (talk) 23:02, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- JJ Harrison (talk) 23:02, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 23:33, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Good picture, resolution is 4,1675 megapixels. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:29, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support - really nice image, and a difficult shot due to the rarity of the subspecies. --Claritas (talk) 16:26, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support per above. Also, great picture.
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Crisp and clear, beautifully focused and composed. Great! SteveStrummer (talk) 18:40, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support It's a bird shot (challenging IMO) of rare specie (trust author) and subject is beautifuly isolated in a minimalist environment. Nice exposure and composition. - Benh (talk) 18:54, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --H. Krisp (talk) 19:47, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Great! --Paolo Costa (talk) 20:25, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Lošmi (talk) 20:43, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Congratulations! --Michael Gäbler (talk) 21:55, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Absolutely excellent! -- MJJR (talk) 22:09, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Compliments --Llez (talk) 07:27, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportBruce1eetalk 14:10, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Wow !--Citron (talk) 22:30, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Excellent and valuable. Congratz. --Slaunger (talk) 21:43, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  weak support -- I do really love the image, it's just the strange green line that concerns me. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:53, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Beautifully--Aleks G (talk) 00:30, 13 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 18 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 14:15, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:British army, Afghanistan.jpg[edit]

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U.S. Army Soldiers are transferring Lashkar Gah Provincial Reconstruction Team to the British army soldiers.
Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination TrebleSeven (talk) 16:09, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Black Panther.JPG, not featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Leo za1 - uploaded by Leo za1 - nominated by Sasha Krotov (talk) 03:37, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Sasha Krotov (talk) 03:37, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Nice composition, but the crop isn't very good though. TrebleSeven (talk)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose because the crop. --Llorenzi (talk) 15:43, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Shallow dof, tight crop, distracting background. Alvesgaspar (talk) 22:07, 13 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 1 support, 3 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 10:27, 15 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Funivia Rote Nase alt.JPG, featured[edit]

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Aerial tramway Rote Nase, Zermatt (CH)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Stefano Massa - uploaded by User:SteGrifo27 - nominated by User:SteGrifo27 -- SteGrifo27 (tell me) 18:54, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- SteGrifo27 (tell me) 18:54, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Not bad, but you should crop the image at the bottom (too much boring white, unnecessary shadow in the lower left corner) and fix the white balance (snow should be white, not blue-ish). If you have cropped the image at the top, you could also add a little more there (more space, that is). Also, I would have preferred it if the front of the cabin were lit (maybe 2-3 hours later). --Kabelleger (talk) 20:09, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Maybe like this? --Kabelleger (talk) 20:41, 5 January 2012 (UTC)
Ok, thanks a lot for the correction. Only a question: how did you correct the photo? -- The image isn't cropped on the top. SteGrifo27 (tell me) 19:19, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
Open in Gimp. Select crop tool (the cutter thing), choose fixed aspect ratio of 2:3. You may need to switch to landscape. Choose crop, make sure that it is locked to the top image border and try not to cut things in half (e.g. stones, mountains or the building on the mountain in the background). When you're done, right-click, choose colors -> levels. Choose red channel from drop-down. You now see a b/w diagram, which shows the brightness distribution of the red color. On the extreme right side, it is 0. Below it, there are three sliders. Move the white one on the very right towards the left as long as the diagram shows zero. Do the same for the green and the blue channels. The snow in the image should now be white (note: this way of fixing the white balance only works well for images that have a lot of snow in them). Click ok. I also played around with colors -> curves (you might want to adjust the black point a little to make the darkest parts of the image really black) and colors -> hue/saturation (in this dialog, select the red color to give the dull red paint on the cabin a little more punch). When saving, enable preview and choose the jpeg quality such that the file size is about the same as before or a bit larger.
Note 1: If you made an RAW file, you should start again with that one and do these adjustments in your RAW import tool.
Note 2: I'm not the image manipulation expert. Don't get the idea that this is a good or even the best way to do this. It just gets the job done, more or less. --Kabelleger (talk) 20:32, 6 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 7 support, 0 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 10:31, 15 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Fontaine fleuves Concorde detail Gechter.jpg, featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info all by me -- Jebulon (talk) 17:42, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Detail of one of the two fountains of the "Place de la Concorde" in Paris. It is the personification of the Rhône River, in the "Fountain of the Rivers" -- Jebulon (talk) 17:42, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Miguel Bugallo 06:04, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Berthold Werner (talk) 10:28, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- George Chernilevsky talk 11:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I personally think that the short exposure time wasn't appropriate. Numerous frozen drops which distract from the subject. - Benh (talk) 12:03, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment I understand what you mean. It was my choice, and maybe a matter of taste ? "Non frozen" drops could have been fare more distractive IMO. It is a fountain, and drops are unavoidable... Anyway, I'll try another day the same picture with a longer exposure, for comparison.--Jebulon (talk) 13:59, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 15:33, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 17:47, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I thought droplets were distracting too... But at full size the effect is actually not bad. --Paolo Costa (talk) 17:53, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 19:57, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I like this water drop curtain. --Michael Gäbler (talk) 21:20, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Böhringer (talk) 22:38, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I agree with Benh, the exposure time used is too short. --Claritas (talk) 17:31, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Strange effect... but very nice though -- MJJR (talk) 22:20, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Weak support -- The image is actually quite nice. It's just the black dots that disappoint me. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:03, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 11 support, 2 oppose, 0 neutral → featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:34, 15 January 2012 (UTC)
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File:Hemerocallis Lilioasphodelus.jpg, not featured[edit]

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Flower of Hemerocallis Lilioasphodelus (AKA H. flava)
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created, uploaded and nominated by -- Paolo Costa (talk) 18:56, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Paolo Costa (talk) 18:56, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 15:35, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 19:55, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support not bad.Trongphu (talk) 22:39, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Sorry Paolo, but although the colours are very nice, I don't think it's amongst the best flower shot we have over here. It's not tack sharp and the background is too distracting. Little wow overall. - Benh (talk) 11:04, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
    • I thought it would be worth the try comparing to other Hemerocallis pictures, no problem. --Paolo Costa (talk) 18:51, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose As per Benh. --WikedKentaur (talk) 15:28, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I cultivate Hemerocallis and also Hemerocallis Lilioasphodelus for decades. Therefore I can say: this image is very good. --Michael Gäbler (talk) 21:11, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose per Benh.  ■ MMXX  talk 23:10, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral - it's a nice photograph of the species, and perhaps our best, but I tend to agree with Benh about the technical quality. --Claritas (talk) 16:25, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Nice picture. –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 18:34, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose as Benh --Berthold Werner (talk) 16:31, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- I actually really think this image has potential. I wouldn't be surprised if it became an FP. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:01, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 7 support, 4 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 21:36, 15 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Aigle anneau charles quint grenade.jpg[edit]

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A ring to tie horses, Palace of Emperor Charles Vth, Alhambra, Granada, Spain.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created & uploaded by Jebulon - nominated by -- Tomer T (talk) 13:56, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Tomer T (talk) 13:56, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • GA candidate.svg  Weak support -- I like the structure a bit. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:44, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Irrelevant reason and poor quality IMO--Miguel Bugallo 01:29, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
    • Sorry, I didn't understand. What reason? Tomer T (talk) 12:47, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose No "wow". --Yikrazuul (talk) 10:31, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

Pictogram voting delete.svg 

I withdraw my nomination

Tomer T (talk) 14:58, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

  • ...But thank you anyway !--Jebulon (talk) 17:20, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

File:2010 0515 rama 4 and sathorn 22a.JPG[edit]

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A burning tire is about to be rolled to create a smoke-screen during the 2010 Thai unrest.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Takeaway - uploaded by Takeaway - nominated by Claritas -- Claritas (talk) 16:55, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- very difficult shot - in the middle of a conflict situation, and although the technical quality isn't great, I think it's a really valuable photograph. Claritas (talk) 16:55, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Cathy Richards (talk) 18:08, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- Blurry scenery, bad composition of the background. Only the tire stands out. TrebleSeven (talk) 19:12, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
It's taken in rather difficult circumstances. Seeing as the main subject is sharp and stands out, I think we can forgive the blur on the left. The background is alright to me - this is a quality image. --Claritas (talk) 19:17, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
Quality image doesn't always equal to a featured image. We cannot forget / forgive elements of an image with an FP. Not an Fp for me. Sorry. :) TrebleSeven (talk) 19:20, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
Ok, I can understand where you're coming from. --Claritas (talk) 19:25, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
I'd recommend nominating it at the English Wikipedia. You've got a better chance there. TrebleSeven (talk) 19:41, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
Please do it for me if you think it stands a chance. I can't, 'cos I'm banned there. --Claritas (talk) 19:45, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram-voting-question.svg  Question -- Sorry but the only "Rama" I know is the alien spaceship of Arthur Clarke SF novel. An explanation of the context in the image file would be welcome. Alvesgaspar (talk) 21:53, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
The file description states that it's a street in bangkok. --Claritas (talk) 21:56, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
No, it doesn't. Alvesgaspar (talk) 21:58, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Maybe it has chances to become a valued image (VI). -- Norbert Nagel (talk) 00:11, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • That's what it is already. TrebleSeven (talk) 11:25, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose 80% is missing. พ.s. 22:55, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose All in all it's not above average. Jan Arkesteijn (talk) 01:21, 15 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting delete.svg  I withdraw my nomination - --Claritas (talk) 12:26, 15 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Darts in a dartboard.jpg, not featured[edit]

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darts in a dartboard
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by en:User:PeterPan23 - uploaded by Harris Morgan - nominated by 관인생략 -- 관인생략 (talk) 10:39, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- 관인생략 (talk) 10:39, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - subject not in focus. --Claritas (talk) 11:14, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Interesting angle of view but careless composition with partially cropped arrow and wrong focus. I think that a dart image from this angle with the focal plane centered right on an arrow placed in the bulls eye or the triple 20 field would have been more appropriate emphasizing the special meaning of these high score areas. The light is also not so good. Overall snapshottish. --Slaunger (talk) 21:54, 11 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I think the subject is good. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:48, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others--Miguel Bugallo 01:56, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose per Slaunger --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 17:36, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose problem with focus and composition Cathy Richards (talk) 20:33, 15 January 2012 (UTC)


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Result: 1 support, 5 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 17:31, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

File:José Ramón Bauzà2.jpg, not featured[edit]

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José Ramón Bauzá
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by CAIB - uploaded by Miguelazo84 - nominated by Mmxx  ■ MMXX  talk 15:06, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support  ■ MMXX  talk 15:06, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - studio shot. A featured picture of a politician, should, in my opinion, show him or her "in action". --Claritas (talk) 17:42, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Strong oppose -- Studio shots shouldn't become FPs. A more original shot would be much better. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:50, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
    • there are many studios shots already FP its just those arent of people, getting people of note is more difficult than some gadget or rock. Gnangarra 04:25, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral would really love to support but the shadow on his left arm is really distracting . Gnangarra 04:25, 14 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 1 support, 2 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 17:33, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Kuressaare piiskopilinnus - Põhjabastioni suurtükitorn.JPG, not featured[edit]

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  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Kruusamägi - uploaded by Kruusamägi - nominated by Kruusamägi (talk) 19:00, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Kruusamägi (talk) 19:00, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose underexposed Cathy Richards (talk) 23:29, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Wow! –ElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:25, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --SteGrifo27 (tell me) 19:09, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Atmospheric and picturesque, but most of the image is underexposed -- MJJR (talk) 22:14, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- I do actually like the image a bit. Good use of colour and lighting. :) TrebleSeven (talk) 15:58, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral - exposure is poor, but otherwise good quality, and a nice composition. No "wow" factor for me. --Claritas (talk) 16:00, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Georgez (talk) 20:39, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose The same as MJJR. Per others--Miguel Bugallo 21:23, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose If the light had fallen on the whole front wall, it would have been spectacular, and featurable. Nice mood, but doesn't quite make FP for me. --99of9 (talk) 09:18, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose personally i don't like the light.Trongphu (talk) 00:47, 16 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 4 support, 5 oppose, 2 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 20:38, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

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Cyclopterus lumpus near Vääna-Jõesuu in Estonia.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Tiit Hunt - uploaded by Tiit Hunt - nominated by Kruusamägi (talk) 19:03, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Kruusamägi (talk) 19:03, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  SupportElmA (TalkMy filesE-mail) 06:25, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - I find the composition unattractive. While it's an unusual picture, I think a more conventional presentation would be more effective. --Claritas (talk) 17:24, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I think that's not the best angle to show this animal. --Paolo Costa (talk) 19:49, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose noisy and too many blurred areas--Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 16:44, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol neutral vote.svg  Neutral -- Funny looking fish, very unusual. One of the reasons why I had to make it a Neutral. TrebleSeven (talk) 15:57, 12 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 2 support, 3 oppose, 1 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 20:39, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Münchner Residenz Kaiserhof.JPG, not featured[edit]

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The Munich Palace Emperor's Courtyard
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by M.L.Watts - uploaded by M.L.Watts - nominated by M.L.Watts -- M.L.WattsAir Mail ✈ 21:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- M.L.WattsAir Mail ✈ 21:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I actually do like the minimalist composition, the light and dramatic sky and the pattern on the building. Hope for you I won't be alone ;) - Benh (talk) 11:59, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 19:53, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support This is an example of something ordinary but can be seen as beauty. There are a lot of beautiful things around us but we usually can't see them.Trongphu (talk) 22:38, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Like that kind of light and the minimalism. --WikedKentaur (talk) 15:34, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Michael Gäbler (talk) 20:50, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment Too strong useless shadow in foreground, needs a crop IMO.--Jebulon (talk) 15:39, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
I uploaded a cropped version, just to see what it looks like; however, IMHO, the grey shadow in the foreground isn't totally useless, since it's symmetric with the grey sky above. I believe the balance and composition of the first version is better, but I'd like to know what you think :-) --M.L.WattsAir Mail ✈ 17:56, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I am not convinced about the crop. --Yikrazuul (talk) 18:03, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose - crop too tight on the left. I'd suggest cropping more from the foreground per Michael as well. --Claritas (talk) 19:25, 9 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Tomer T (talk) 08:28, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose I dislike the sky, the crop, and the distracting shadow on the foreground. --Paolo Costa (talk) 13:00, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- I am not really convinced, bad crop I'm afraid. TrebleSeven (talk) 16:01, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Ritchyblack (talk) 06:12, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose Per others--Miguel Bugallo 21:37, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support The foreground seems necessary to provide space around the subject. Side-to-side I imagine it would work fine wider... however, this emphasizes the verticals, including the painted "columns". Since the painting is the most unusual part of the architecture, I think the crop helps focus the viewer's attention. --99of9 (talk) 09:13, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg  Oppose -- I like minimal compositions. But this one has two disturbing elements: the lack of verticality on the left and the shadow in the foreground. Alvesgaspar (talk) 10:14, 14 January 2012 (UTC)


Confirmed results:
Result: 9 support, 6 oppose, 0 neutral → not featured. /George Chernilevsky talk 17:46, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Rokko Tenrandai Night View.jpg, featured[edit]

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Panoramic Night View of Kansai urban area from Tenrandai Platform of Mt. Rokko. Stiched in Hugin from 14 frames resulting in 112 mpx image.
  • Pictogram voting info.svg Info created by Laitr Keiows - uploaded by Laitr Keiows - nominated by Laitr Keiows -- Laitr Keiows (talk) 03:13, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support -- Laitr Keiows (talk) 03:13, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Huge wow, congrats. Very very good work, I'm only unhappy about noise in a sector of the sky, and Chromatic noise. But it is not relevant in such a high quality image. Didn't find stitching errors either (only saw a minor problem with some reflections in the water). The effect of the stars is pretty cool too. Totally featurable imo. --Paolo Costa (talk) 06:15, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Strong support Cathy Richards (talk) 16:40, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Stryn (talk) 17:31, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 17:45, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Aleks G (talk) 23:15, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg  Strong support --Katarighe (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 19:52, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support  ■ MMXX  talk 21:16, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support Amazing! -- MJJR (talk) 21:54, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support I can't really see the picture with its maximum resolution since my laptop sucks. It's absolutely a really high quality picture.Trongphu (talk) 22:37, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg  Support --Schnobby (