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they want to delete my photo. I have the copyright to the photo. I have written permission to use the photo. the license was not violated, I did not break the rules, help[modifica]

they want to delete my photo. I have the copyright to the photo. I have written permission to use the photo.

 I have permission from Jakub Steklý. the license was not violated, I did not break the rules

name photo selfie jakub steklý — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Anna Tesař (discussione • contributi) 15:09, 25 January 2021 (UTC)


Regarding File:Selfie Jakub Steklý.jpg. I'm sorry but you did break our rules even if you meant no harm. For any images that have been published before without a free licence, we need a permission coming directly from the copyright holder. For safety reasons we cannot accept forwarded permissions, so please ask Mr. Steklý to send an email as explained in COM:OTRS. Once this email has been processed by our volunteers the image will be undeleted automatically. De728631 (discussione)

Размещение фотографий на Википедии и Викискладе.[modifica]

Добрый день. В Википедии есть страница посвященная родственному человеку. Страница есть а фотографии нет. Хотелось бы разместить.Но как ? Инструкции слишком уж многостраничные и не для среднего ума. Фото есть в Интернете и в домашнем архиве / портретное фото/. Фото в обоих случаях 40 летней давности.Пробовал разместить из Инета - не проходит.Проблема с авторскими правами и все такое. Как стороннему ,но родственному человеку разместить фото в Википедии через Викисклад?

Извиняюсь за каламбур.Не думал,что это так проблемно. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Vaskulit (discussione • contributi) 08:39, 9 February 2021 (UTC)


we story my phone[modifica]

good morning I don’t really understand this replace what is it is happening here can you please restart my phone and remove tags from my phone I don’t know who’s put these on but this is affecting my house even more are you already have now health or do use left deserve it serious illness with no cure no distress and the panic attacks because of this becomes a major problem is I need a phone working at all times as I’ve already been pushed hospital it’s a blue light so please I’m reaching out to you I don’t know where else to go now and find out what’s going on I’m pleased you’re still this as I have a mental health problem as well I just can’t really read things I have to speak to the phone as my fingers have give up I’ve worked all my life and one visit to my doctor at wreck my life every two years ago I’ve been scammed I’ve been robbed about my identity stolen or why I was sick it out it’s coming back because of all this so please can someone help me it is no good telling me bits of messages saying go he is go there because I don’t understand it I’m desperate now I’m scared to have to have a full working it’s not working put beef I can’t access my NHS app and I waited for the date for my operation on my left arm I lost 22 weeks ago so I have to do with that as well but yes there is no cure I have to take a cancer drug today which shows me to one side for days i’m frightened know what to say to myself and Feet I can’t have this if this is my life I’ve just getting over the point and telling me there is no cure without this as well so once again I’m trying to reach out here every day all day it’s affecting my treatment I can’t access my emails now the Lord seems to tell you what’s going on if you want me to thank you said after today taking the cancer drug just knocked you towards so four days on it I don’t even get up with a door now 47 years of working paid your tax insurance is everything get all this in a blink of an eye I did 21 weeks later lose one of which all the tendons are rotted away had surgery on the way to fix it if you can fix it so sorry for the long winded reply this is all I have left to try kind regards what’s the movie — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Andrew maven (discussione • contributi) 11:22, 11 February 2021 (UTC)


аерокосмик система[modifica]

система iai когда создан — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Heydar1970 (discussione • contributi) 21:02, 11 February 2021 (UTC)


Файлы большого размера[modifica]

Кто-нибудь может починить сервер? Файлы большого размера около 1 Гб и больше не загружаются. После загрузки надпись «Сервер не ответил за ожидаемое время». Wlbw68 (discussione) 14:37, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

They are asking why they can no longer upload files over 1GB and asking for the server to be "fixed." - Jmabel ! talk 15:59, 19 February 2021 (UTC)
Jmabel No, I'm talking about the server failing when the file is large. You can see for yourself. For example, files 1 and 2 cannot be loaded.Wlbw68 (discussione) 16:41, 19 February 2021 (UTC)
@Wlbw68: I don't see the distinction from what I wrote, but since you apparently read and write English, and chose to put this on an English-language help page rather than at Commons:Форум, perhaps you could just state your question clearly in English. - Jmabel ! talk 17:03, 19 February 2021 (UTC).
Jmabel. How do I upload a large file? Please, help. The server crashes every time; it is defective.Wlbw68 (discussione) 17:11, 19 February 2021 (UTC)
@Wlbw68: So far you haven't even said what tool you are using (e.g. Special:UploadWizard, Commonist, whatever), or what is the evidence of a server crash, whether smaller files succeed, or really much of anything. Please, don't specifically address it to me (I don't have any special expertise here), just start from zero and describe, in English, what is happening, so that someone has a fair chance to work out what is going wrong. - Jmabel ! talk 02:08, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
Also: have you tried User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js? - Jmabel ! talk 02:09, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
I tried to load a file five times using the (e.g. Special:UploadWizard, Commonist, whatever) tool, my more experienced colleague Vladis13 tried to do the same 10 times using the (User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js) (e.g. Special:UploadWizard, Commonist, whatever) tools. Here is our discussion with him in Russian. Large files, more than 1 GB, cannot be downloaded in any way at present.Wlbw68 (discussione) 09:54, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
@Wlbw68: Special:UploadWizard and Commonist are two completely distinct tools. The latter is not even browser-based.
If chunked uploads aren't working, the I really have no idea what will. My Russian is pretty weak, literally not among my half dozen best languages, so I can't read that interchange. It would be good for someone to know exactly what the failure symptoms were in using chunked uploads. Rillke, this might interest you as well.
I doubt I can help here. Can someone more from the tech side of this step up? - Jmabel ! talk 15:49, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
You, Jmabel, or your colleague, Rillke, can try to upload any large file. For example this one (Download link − «Московская Библия 1663 г. скачать бесплатно с сервера (free download)») and then you will understand what is happening.Wlbw68 (discussione) 19:04, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
@Wlbw68: There is no way to know whether someone else can replicate your experience. Clearly, this is not failing for everybody. Again, it would be useful for you to describe what you observe when this fails. - Jmabel ! talk 00:34, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
After loading, the message "The server did not respond within the expected time". It's the same every time. Wlbw68 (discussione) 00:38, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@Wlbw68: Have you reviewed User talk:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js#Troubleshooting?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 15:50, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

utilisation de photo sur gabriel matzneff[modifica]

bonjour ma photo vient d'etre utiliser sur https://actualitte.com/article/98935/auteurs/vanessa-m-a-assassine-point-barre-ce-que-raconte-l-ultime-livre-de-gabriel- la photo est coupé comment faire pour changer la licence et mettre une licence qui n'autorise pas de transformer ou couper cette photo merçi de m'aider florence kirastinnicos auteur de la photo Le ven. 19 févr. 2021 à 17:08, Clément Solym <clements@actualitte.com> a écrit : Bonjour madame

Cette photo a été placée en licence CC BY SA 4.0 Ce qui signifie qu’il n’y a aucune limitation concernant les modifications apportées, et que celui qui la réutilise a pour obligation de citer son auteur et de la partager dans les mêmes conditions.

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Matzneff#/media/Fichier:Gabriel_Matzneff_1983_photographie_de_Florence_Kirastinnicos.jpg

Nous avons respecté toutes les consignes de la licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/--2001:861:3F43:8C90:C1D:4DBE:2625:821D 16:34, 19 February 2021 (UTC)--2001:861:3F43:8C90:C1D:4DBE:2625:821D 16:34, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

https://www.anthedesign.fr/autour-du-web/tout-savoir-sur-les-licences-creative-commons/

« Le titulaire des droits autorise toute utilisation de l’oeuvre originale y compris à des fins commerciales ainsi que la création d’œuvres dérivées, à condition qu’elles soient distribuées sous une licence identique à celle qui régit l’oeuvre originale. »

Si vous décidez de modifier les conditions de licence, nous effectuerons bien entendu les modifications en lien avec les restrictions alors mises en place.

Mais pour l’heure, le cliché peut bien être modifié, transformé etc. sans que cela ne soit contrevenant au droit moral, eu égard aux conditions de partage.

J’espère que ces explications éclaircissent l’usage qui en a été fait. En revanche, la longueur de l’article n’a absolument rien à voir avec le découpage effectué : nous préférons toujours les illustrations en format paysage.

Bien à vous Clément Solym


Journaliste ActuaLitté 41 rue Buffon 75005 Paris Rédaction : 01.71.97.38.96

Le 19 févr. 2021 à 16:41, Florence kirastinnicos <florencekirastinnicos@gmail.com> a écrit :

https://actualitte.com/article/98935/auteurs/vanessa-m-a-assassine-point-barre-ce-que-raconte-l-ultime-livre-de-gabriel-matzneff cette photo est libre de droit pas mal non donc merçi de respecter son format qui en fait la beauté et l'argument tient pas c'est tjs possible de faire un article plus court.. merçi donc de la mettre au format cordialement florence kirastinnicos

changer ma licence sur la photo de gabriel matzneff avoir la licence ou ne peut couper la photo[modifica]

utilisation de photo sur gabriel matzneff bonjour ma photo vient d'etre utiliser sur https://actualitte.com/article/98935/auteurs/vanessa-m-a-assassine-point-barre-ce-que-raconte-l-ultime-livre-de-gabriel- la photo est coupé comment faire pour changer la licence et mettre une licence qui n'autorise pas de transformer ou couper cette photo merçi de m'aider florence kirastinnicos auteur de la photo Le ven. 19 févr. 2021 à 17:08, Clément Solym <clements@actualitte.com> a écrit : Bonjour madame

Cette photo a été placée en licence CC BY SA 4.0 Ce qui signifie qu’il n’y a aucune limitation concernant les modifications apportées, et que celui qui la réutilise a pour obligation de citer son auteur et de la partager dans les mêmes conditions.

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Matzneff#/media/Fichier:Gabriel_Matzneff_1983_photographie_de_Florence_Kirastinnicos.jpg

Nous avons respecté toutes les consignes de la licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/--2001:861:3F43:8C90:C1D:4DBE:2625:821D 16:34, 19 February 2021 (UTC)--2001:861:3F43:8C90:C1D:4DBE:2625:821D 16:34, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

https://www.anthedesign.fr/autour-du-web/tout-savoir-sur-les-licences-creative-commons/

« Le titulaire des droits autorise toute utilisation de l’oeuvre originale y compris à des fins commerciales ainsi que la création d’œuvres dérivées, à condition qu’elles soient distribuées sous une licence identique à celle qui régit l’oeuvre originale. »

Si vous décidez de modifier les conditions de licence, nous effectuerons bien entendu les modifications en lien avec les restrictions alors mises en place.

Mais pour l’heure, le cliché peut bien être modifié, transformé etc. sans que cela ne soit contrevenant au droit moral, eu égard aux conditions de partage.

J’espère que ces explications éclaircissent l’usage qui en a été fait. En revanche, la longueur de l’article n’a absolument rien à voir avec le découpage effectué : nous préférons toujours les illustrations en format paysage.

Bien à vous Clément Solym

Journaliste ActuaLitté 41 rue Buffon 75005 Paris Rédaction : 01.71.97.38.96

Le 19 févr. 2021 à 16:41, Florence kirastinnicos <florencekirastinnicos@gmail.com> a écrit :

https://actualitte.com/article/98935/auteurs/vanessa-m-a-assassine-point-barre-ce-que-raconte-l-ultime-livre-de-gabriel-matzneff cette photo est libre de droit pas mal non donc merçi de respecter son format qui en fait la beauté et l'argument tient pas c'est tjs possible de faire un article plus court.. merçi donc de la mettre au format cordialement florence kirastinnicos

Category: Commons help--Florencekirastinnicos (discussione) 16:36, 19 February 2021 (UTC)--Florencekirastinnicos (discussione) 16:36, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

@Florencekirastinnicos: -> Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard#je suis la photographe de la photo sur matzneff je voudrai qu'on mette une licence qui ne permet pas de couper le format de la photo comment faire?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 03:21, 20 February 2021 (UTC)

Uploading old photos taken by my late father - not my own work, but I now own the copyright[modifica]

I have recently scanned in a number of 35mm transparency photographs taken in the 1950s, before I was born. The photos were taken by my father, who died in the 1980s. As both my parents have passed away, I am the sole owner of these slides, and as I have inherited them, I assume that I own the copyright. However, it's not my own work (it's my father's), and I cannot get written permission from him, obviously. Since I own the copyright to them, in the Upload Wizard in the section of why I have the right to publish these, I can only find "Another reason not mentioned above", but I have to insert a copyright tag. Which one is appropriate, please? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 19:00, 20 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @LeicesterChris: If you inherited the residuum of the estate, and there was no explicit provision about intellectual property rights, then you presumably inherited those.
  • The Wizard may or may not be able to help, but you can edit the license after uploading. You don't say what license you want to give, but you'll want something like {{Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs}}. - Jmabel ! talk 00:39, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
  • Thank you! I've found this post again (I couldn't work out how to use the help desk to see what I'd posted earlier) - and yes, I want to make a few photos available as CC BY-SA 4.0. I definitely own the rights as I'm the only surviving heir, but I can't claim it's my own work. Do I just type "{{Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs}} into the Upload Wizard? And is there anywhere where I can find out about these tags? Thanks in advance! Chris. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 13:02, 22 February 2021 (UTC)
    • For starters: that {{tl...}} is just a way of producing the link to the template while showing the syntax for using it. So the template is [[Template:Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs]] and you use it by having wikitext {{Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs}}.
    • I don't think you can do this through the Wizard as such. I think you have to tell it you are using Cc-by-sa-4.0, then edit the license template name on file page.
    • If you want to know more you might start with Commons:Transfer of copyright. - Jmabel ! talk 02:08, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Uploading photos[modifica]

How can I upload my photographs — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Arman Hossen Abir (discussione • contributi) 23:58, 20 February 2021 (UTC)

Correct user name[modifica]

How do I change my user name? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ShanRamFlo (discussione • contributi) 01:56, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @ShanRamFlo: You don't have enough edits to be worth changing it: just start a new one and, if you like, put a link to your old account on your new user page.
  • See en:Wikipedia:Changing username for general policies on changing user names. - Jmabel ! talk 11:57, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

Request Lock files File:Senior General Min Aung Hlaing 2017 (cropped).jpg[modifica]

This File:Senior General Min Aung Hlaing 2017 (cropped).jpg file has been found by User Athit11, Invokingvajras, Minn Thurein Lwin, to include a series of vandalism terms. This file is required for prevent vandalism thank you very much.--咽頭べさ (discussione) 03:49, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @咽頭べさ: I presume that by "lock" you mean some sort of protection. It would help a lot if you would identify which past edits constituted vandalism. We'd need to look at the pattern of those to know whether file protection is the correct solution. - Jmabel ! talk 12:01, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
Hello@Jmabel:Yes, that file I want to close edit to prevent, In the correction, they wrote ဗိုလ်ချုပ်မှူးကြီး စောက်အာဏာရူးandအဂၠဴ, their fixes are very absurd.
  • ဗိုလ်ချုပ်မှူးကြီး စောက်အာဏာရူးTranslate=(Senior General fuck is Insane dictator)
  • အဂၠဴTranslate=(Cow fuck)

Their edits are very absurd, they are not appropriate Wikipedia regulations. For preventing this problem, I would like to lock this file for preventing this problem thank you very much.--咽頭べさ (discussione) 14:56, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

  1. I don't see anyone in the history there who has been blocked. Has any of this been reported at COM:AN/V, which is the place to report vandalism? It doesn't look like there has been a vandlistic edit there in weeks, so protection seems unlikely. - Jmabel ! talk 02:13, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Diagrams[modifica]

How to modify Diagrams without changing the Author, Filename or Licence? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Bergdohle (discussione • contributi) 10:45, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @Bergdohle: Usually, modifying a diagram affects author and may affect license. Typically a derivative version with a different filename is a better idea.
  • If the change is so trivial that that does not apply, just upload a new version of the file in question. There should be a link to do that low down on the file page. - Jmabel ! talk 12:03, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
Thanks. --Bergdohle (discussione) 00:16, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Uploading a large video file[modifica]

I am trying to upload a webm file with 4k resolution, 50 fps, a size of 3.8 GiB (4 060 232 599 bytes, so still within what is documented at COM:MAXSIZE). I tried UploadWizard several times now, and it always gives an error about "server not responding in time". Now I tried uploading it using User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js, which ended this way:

13996: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14001: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14006: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14011: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14015: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14020: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14025: finalize/7330> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
14030: FAILED: stashfailed: Internal error: Server failed to store temporary file.

Since it always takes several hours to even finish the upload and get to this point, this is very frustrating. Is there another good way to do this, maybe one that outputs better debug information? The file comes from YouTube, but I'm uploading it from my own device (downloaded with youtube-dl) because video2commons always gave errors about too many connections opened from its server. Tokfo (talk) 11:58, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

@Tokfo: Have you reviewed User talk:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js#Troubleshooting?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 15:48, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: The only part of it that seems applicable to my situation is reviewing Special:UploadStash. There, I do see several webm files (currently 7, probably corresponding to the number of times I tried uploading). I can click on them; for some of them, I get an error "Internal Server Error. Cannot serve a file larger than 1048576 bytes." For others, I get a webm file that only plays the first split-second of the video file I tried uploading, but at the same time displays a video length of 18:36 in the bottom toolbar, which corresponds exactly to the length of the video I'm trying to upload. So it seems that the video was only partially uploaded.
If I click on "further information", I can see a button that would allow me to publish; however, none of the attempts seem to have properly ended up on the server: one displays a size of 173 MiB but that seems to be an earlier video that I successfully uploaded with UploadWizard. Two of the others display either a size of 5 MiB with 3840x2160px, the remaining four of 1 MiB with 0x0px. So it doesn't look like any of them correspond to the full video file I'm trying to upload.
Perhaps it is interesting that the browser I'm using is Firefox 84.0.1 on Manjaro Linux (from the repositories). I have not yet tried whether either UploadWizard or bigChunkedUpload works with Chromium. I might do that tomorrow. I am no longer sure what my chunk size was, but might select a relatively large one on my next attempt; I think I selected a relatively small one on my attempt with bigChunkedUpload, My chunk size on my attempt with bigChunkedUpload was 541 KiB (found that I still had the tab open); is that too small for this file size? UploadWizard didn't work any better and I don't know its chunk size. Tokfo (talk) 19:11, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@Tokfo: When I did the upload I referred to above 06:41, 17 February 2021 (UTC), I used the default 4096 KiB AKA 4.096 MiB chunk size. I have a theory that some overprotective developer capped uploads at 4GiB, rather than the 4,294,967,296 bytes (4GB) you saw earlier at COM:MAXSIZE, but I can't see the gerrit links at present. Per phab:T116514, "there is a maxFileSizeInternal, which currently is 4294967296 Bytes and hard coded in FileBackendStore.php". That is 4 GB. I suppose you could test my theory by dropping 2% quality to under 4 GiB and spending another 3.9 hours trying. There is overhead to consider during upload and rebuilding, so if your connection is stable, rather than ~7,400 541 KiB chunks, you might want to consider ~200 20,480 KiB chunks (or as close as you can get to that max chunk size). You should still get 100 visual cues per chunk (every 1%), more frequently than one per second.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 20:40, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
Thank you very much for your help. The upload of yours that you're referring to seems to be ~160 MB, which is a lot smaller than what I'm trying to do; a few days ago I managed >350 MB with UploadWizard, so in principle UploadWizard works for me. I restarted it with a chunk size of 18371 KiB and hope this works better. I will probably see in about an hour whether it did. (I am still doing this in Firefox though. In Chromium, the script doesn't seem to work at all, it directs me to a browser error page the moment I select a file.) Tokfo (talk) 20:55, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
I am not sure whether this is good news or bad news, but I got a different error message than before:
07697: finalize/216> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
07702: finalize/216> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
07707: finalize/216> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
07712: finalize/216> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
07717: finalize/216> Still waiting for server to rebuild uploaded file
07723: FAILED: stashfailed: Could not store upload in the stash (UploadStashFileException): "An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-swift-codfw".".
Could this work better if I tried unchecking "use stash and async"? The description says it is recommended to check it for large videos, which is exactly what I'm uploading, so it would seem wrong to uncheck it. Tomorrow I will also try the very maximum chunk size. Tokfo (talk) 22:10, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@Tokfo: Maybe.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 23:57, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

(outdent) Here's what happens on a 20480 KiB chunk size without stash and async:

06930: 192/194> in progress Upload: 100%
06968: 192/194> Chunk uploaded
06968: 193/194> in progress Upload: 100%
06993: 193/194> Chunk uploaded
06993: 194/194> in progress Upload: 100%
07072: 194/194> Server error 504 after uploading chunk: Gateway Timeout
Response: upstream request timeout
07072: 194/194> upload in progress Upload: 100%
07110: FAILED: internal_api_error_DBQueryError: [YDQPyDOFhU36SsQM4umsigAAAII] Caught exception of type Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBQueryError

I will tomorrow make one more attempt with that chunk size with stash and async. If that does not work, I am going to try splitting the video and uploading each part separately; it is only a compilation of footage anyway, so that won't detract from its value very much. I find it kind of sad that these kinds of issues are still something contributors have to deal with in 2021; I have a tiny bit of technical expertise, but what would people do who don't? Tokfo (talk) 20:20, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

If readers from the future (who find this thread when searching for solutions for their own chunked upload problems) care, the attempt with maximum chunk size with stash and async didn't work either; same error as the above "local-swift-codfw". Tokfo (talk) 21:47, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

This media file has been nominated for deletion: Because it is Blurry[modifica]

I uploaded an image (Maya-NR-Simulation-with-Waveform-frame788-overlay.png) which is now marked "This media file has been nominated for deletion: Reason for the nomination: Because it is Blurry". It is not superb quality (it is based on a video frame), but I think it is OK for the purpose. What I am supposed to do? MikeRun (discussione) 17:50, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

You should write a statement at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Maya-NR-Simulation-with-Waveform-frame788-overlay.png as to why you think the image should be kept. That is where the deletion discussion takes place, and after due time an administrator will consider all arguments presented on that page and either keep or delete the file. De728631 (discussione) 17:58, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
Thank you! I will do this. MikeRun (discussione) 21:10, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

Mug Shot of Criminal[modifica]

Can I add a clear photo I took of a mug shot of a convicted killer to the page on the murder? I looked but couldn't find the answer. Thank you. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da JayElk33 (discussione • contributi) 19:36, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

@JayElk33: Hi, and welcome. No, sorry, we need permission from the mug shot photographer. Please see COM:DW and sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 20:57, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@JayElk33, Jeff G.: This may depend on what country, how old the mug shot is, etc. - Jmabel ! talk 02:17, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Regarding the last image i uploaded (B-G-Y-O)[modifica]

Please dont delete it, i am the uploader of it also. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Troy26Castillo (discussione • contributi) 20:14, 21 February 2021 (UTC)

@Troy26Castillo: Hi, and welcome. Please stop uploading copyright violations. We need permissions from the artists behind the underlying works. Are you also Dan26gel? Anyone else? Please sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 20:55, 21 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: First, Yes sir I am also the one using dan26gel BUT its been a long time since the last time i used the account since i forgot the password that is why i created another one which is Troy26Castillo.Second, okey about the photos, please guide me on this also. Troy26Castillo (discussione) 10:42, 22 February 2021 (UTC)
@Troy26Castillo: How many times have you read COM:L?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 19:13, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: actually sir i have read it once but i believe i have to read the article again, but i noticed in some articles they are using SCREENSHOTS and they just provide the website or the URL were they took the image in order to release the copyrights that is why i thought if i will do the same it will be accepted, now what i have in mind is that the SCREENSHOTS will work because of that idea but maybe i did a mistake with the correct category or tags, maybe. i am not sure. Still i have to work hard on this portion. But thank you sir. Troy26Castillo (discussione) 07:27, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
@Troy26Castillo: If they just use screenshots or a URL, I'd make a strong guess that leads to an explicit license statement on the site it came from. Can you give an example? - Jmabel ! talk 14:42, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

I want to delete my Photo[modifica]

This is the Image Port-Harcourt_City.jpg — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Anemikaye Goodluck (discussione • contributi) 00:01, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

@Anemikaye Goodluck: Hi, and welcome. I tagged it for you. Please and sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 00:10, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

I want to delete image[modifica]

I don't know how to sign because I am not used to the platform. Please Jeff! Just delete the photo Port-Harcourt_City.jpg — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Anemikaye Goodluck (discussione • contributi) 00:20, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

@Anemikaye Goodluck: It will be deleted soon enough. Please edit related sections rather than new ones, stop prepending spaces, and see COM:SIGN   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 00:25, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

The photo is still there Jeff! Port-Harcourt City An amazıng photo captured ın a conference. 662 × 1003px·JPG CC BY-SA 4.0 Artist: Anemikaye Goodluck Own work Uploaded by Anemikaye Goodluck Uploaded: 8 hours ago Created: 2020-07-26 — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Anemikaye Goodluck (discussione • contributi) 07:46, 22 February 2021 (UTC)


Aide avec Wikimedia OTRS libérer générateur étape 1Autorisation Droits d'auteursMireille Théobald (discussione) 09:36, 22 February 2021 (UTC)[modifica]

Je soussignée, Mireille Théobald, épouse Darmois Jean, déclare sur l'honneur être la dépositaire exclusive des droits d'auteur sur les publications de mon père Nicolas Théobald, décédé le 10 Mai 1981 et donner mon autorisation pour publier sous licence CCBY-SA4.O> les documents suivants: [[File: Terrasses alluviales Fig.1 et2, T. emboîtées Fig.3, T. étagées. [[File: N. THEOBALD, Fig.4 Fac-similé Pl II Thèse 1937. [[File: N.THEOBALD, Fig.5 Aquisextana Irenaei. Mireille Darmois-Théobald--Mireille Théobald (discussione) 09:36, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Help with Wikimedia OTRS release generator step 1 Authorization Copyrights Mireille Théobald ( discussione < / span>) 09:36, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

I, the undersigned, Mireille Théobald, wife of Darmois Jean, declare on my honor to be the exclusive depositary of the copyright on the publications of my father Nicolas Théobald, who died on May 10, 1981 and to give my authorization to publish under the CCBY-SA4 license. O> the following documents:

Mireille Darmois-Théobald
translator: Google Translate via   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 19:02, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Mireille Théobald: Salut et bienvenue. Veuillez envoyer cette autorisation via OTRS/fr et signer vos messages une seule fois.
Hi, and welcome. Please send that permission via OTRS and sign your posts exactly once.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 19:02, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

How do I see when my question has been answered?[modifica]

I've been uploading a lot of my own photos to Wikimedia Commons, but I had a question about uploading pictures that were taken by my late parents - I have the copyright, but they're not my own work. I tried asking a question on here, but I really can't work out how to use this help desk! I've posted my question, but I can't see it, and I don't know how to tell if and when someone answers it. I have the "Watch this page" box ticked, but I don't even know how to find the relevant page.

Is there some kind of basic user guide for new contributors, please? (Of course, if someone answers my question here, I may still not see the answer, as I can't work out how to see responses!). — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 12:58, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Hi LeicesterChris, if the "watch this page" box is ticked, you will see changes to this page on your watchlist (the link is in the header menu). The help desk is rather active, so it will appear on your watchlist quite often. When someone mentions your name, like I did, you will also get a big notification in the header area. As to your question: if you're an only child (easiest case!), can speak for the estate or have explicitly inherited the copyrights to these images, you have the right to license them as you wish. We have special license tags for inherited works, e.g. {{Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs}}, see Commons:Transfer of copyright for more. --rimshottalk 16:22, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

You are a star, @Rimshot - thank you very much for such clear answers. This has been really helpful! Chris. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 11:31, 22 February 2021‎ (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: Please sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:42, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Hi @Jeff G. - I signed my post "Chris" and it appeared with my username, so not sure what you mean?

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 19:00, 24 February 2021 (UTC)


I think I need to provide some context here. I teach history, and make use of images from Wikimedia Commons in my presentations - this has been very useful, and I wanted to pay back by contributing a few hundred of my own photos, some of which are of historic interest. I've been using the Upload Wizard but have a lot of very basic questions. I tried the "help desk", but that just takes me to a vast page of questions, many of which are in Russian, which I don't speak. None of them seem to be aimed at beginners. I also tried the "first steps" tour, but that had advice like making sure I tag images in the correct categories using a notation that I assume is HTML - but I don't know HTML, and I have no idea where I'm supposed to put these. I have asked elsewhere on here (but not yet received a response) about whether there's a basic guide for non-techies; I'm sure there are lots of people like me who have some interesting images to share, but aren't web programmers.

I'm even having trouble finding this post that I'm responding to (clicking on the link in the notification email takes me to a page with loads of questions on, not just mine, so I don't really understand how to navigate it), and I see that after Rimshot's very helpful response, someone called Jeff G told me to sign my posts. When I queried that, I got another notification (which seems to have vanished from here), that said: "== Please sign your postings == autotranslate|base=Please sign|1=   — span style="font-size:115%;background:#FFA"User:Jeff G.|Jeff G./span ツsmall sub please Template:Ping|ping or User:Jeff G./talk|" - sorry, Jeff, but I don't speak HTML and have absolutely no idea what that means, so I'm none the wiser!

Wikimedia Commons is a fabulous resource, so it seems a shame if contributing to it is limited to people with strong technical skills in webpage design - some of us would like to contribute, but DON'T have those skills. A really basic beginner's guide for non-techies would be really helpful.

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 22:37, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

First steps[modifica]

I've tried asking if there's a basic user guide for new contributors but haven't had a response. I've tried the "first steps" tour, but I couldn't understand it - it seems to be aimed at web designers who have a good understanding of HTML as it's full of advice about the format of tags - but I don't even know where to enter these.

For context, I teach history and make use of Wikimedia Commons for images to use in my presentations, and wanted to pay back by contributing some photos of my own of historical interest. I've uploaded a few using the upload wizard, but I can't get to grips with the basics. The "help desk" is just a vast page with thousands of questions, and not really a help desk.

Some of us have images that we'd like to contribute, but aren't tech wizards or web designers. Is there a basic intro for newbies anywhere, or do you need to be a techie to contribute, in which case I'm out of my depth?

Any pointers in non-technical language would be very useful - I'd like to be able to contribute to this valuable project as I think I have some useful images to share, but if I'm expected to add tags in a particular format to do so, I need an idiot's guide. Telling me I need to add a tag in the form xy z:2 doesn't actually mean anything to me, as I've no idea what it means or how to add it, so I'm looking for some very basic info on getting started.

Signed: Chris Mitchell (Leicester Chris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 22:09, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: Some helpful info I've used in the past includes COM:FAQ, COM:Welcome, File:Editing Wikipedia brochure (Wiki Education Foundation) (2016).pdf, en:H:PIC, and COM:SIGN. Click the links and start reading, although you might want to read the pdf file offline.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 22:34, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Thanks for your response, Jeff, I do appreciate you trying to help, but I have already looked at the FAQs, and most of my questions refer to getting help - and that's been way over my head.

I'm used to social media such as Facebook, where I have my own profile where I can post stuff, I can respond to friends on their timeline, and I can send personal messages to have a private conversation. I can't see the equivalents in the help desk. For instance, you responded to me (privately, I assume, although I can't see where to find that other than going to the email where I got the notification and clicking on it). I can't see how to respond to you other than publicly in this thread - there are options to "ping" you and "talk" to you, but they don't seem to do anything, and I've no idea how they work. I also have no idea how to find my previous questions - the help page is just an ever-changing huge list of everyone's questions, and hunting for mine in the middle of them isn't easy.

I have uploaded a few photos so far with the Upload Wizard - that seems OK, except that the help tells me I need to tag them in a category, which involves using a fancy notation with lots of nested square brackets. I don't understand what that notation is, what categories are available, or indeed where I'm supposed to type this strange notation - so I've put uploading on hold for now until I can work out what on earth I'm supposed to be doing.

What I'm really looking for is a very basic guide on how to upload and how to ask for help (the helpdesk and Village Pump are only any use if one already understands how to use the system - and that's the bit I'm not getting at all). The PDF you link to looks useful if I want to edit Wikipedia articles, but I don't want to run before I can walk - at the moment, I just want to get to grips with uploading images in Wikimedia Commons, not Wikipedia, and that's where I'm getting stuck.

Is there anything available for non-techies? I teach history - my knowledge of programming is limited to a very ancient programming language from the 1960s, and not web programming languages!

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 23:09, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: Perhaps en:Help:Introduction to editing with Wiki Markup/1 et al and en:Help:Wikitext are more your speed. Yes, I'm afraid square brackets and curly braces are inevitable parts of editing our wikitext markup language, which we share with Wikipedia and many other projects.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 23:27, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Thanks Jeff - but I'm afraid even that is too high-speed for me! For example, I have uploaded an image I took in 1989 in the Soviet Union (as it then was) of Soviet soldiers marching up and down by Lenin's mausoleum. That's probably of historic interest to someone, and I'm happy to share it. However, I need to put it in a category. I uploaded it using the Upload Wizard, but I'm apparently supposed to put some stuff in square brackets with a category. So my questions are: 1. What categories are available to me? I assume there's a list of them somewhere - is it "soldiers", "Soviet Union", "Lenin", "mausoleum" - what? 2. Assuming I can find the right notation, where do I enter it? The Wiki says I can use "visual editor", whatever that is. Do I use that on the image before uploading it? How? Am I really the first total newbie who has some photos to contribute? I'd have thought there would be a step-by-step guide somewhere to uploading a first photo - this is how you do it, these are the categories, this is how you enter them. I feel with these articles I'm being dropped into an advanced chapter of a programming manual, without understanding the basics!

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 23:35, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: Our category structure starts at Category:Topics and travels down from there to 15 subcategories AKA children, and their children, etc. Parent categories are at the bottom of each page. Looking geographically, Lenin's mausoleum appears to be officially known in English as en:Lenin's Mausoleum (here, it has Category:Lenin Mausoleum). Adding Category:Buildings in Red Square would be overcategorization. Looking temporally, we have Category:Red Square in 1989. Looking at the people, we have Category:Army of the Soviet Union as a starting point. I have taken the liberty of replacing the categories on File:Red Square Lenin's mausoleum 02.jpg in this edit as per the above, as Category:Moscow in the 1980s was not specific enough by location or year, and both Category:Vladimir Lenin and Category:Mausoleums were also not specific enough. Like most users here, I am notified when someone mentions my username User:Jeff G. in a post or writes on my user talk page User talk:Jeff G..   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 00:22, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Ah, thank you Jeff! So the labels I enter in the Upload Wizard are sufficient, and I don't need to add lines with square brackets and things afterwards? I had been assuming that having uploaded them, I was supposed to go and edit each image (somehow) with mark-up language. Chris.

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 09:17, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: The more of the markup you do yourself, the better, because when you don't it creates work for someone else. If you can find even roughly correct categories, that makes it much easier for someone else to categorize later, but we don't expect beginners on this site to get everything right immediately, just to accept correction & be willing to learn. - Jmabel ! talk 14:47, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Thanks for your response, Jmabel - so I *do* need to do additional markup. Unfortunately, that's the bit I'm still not understanding. Is there a relationship between labels I add in the Upload Wizard, and the mark-up that I'm supposed to do afterwards, or are they something completely different? I get that I'm supposed to type some stuff in in square brackets somewhere, but I can't see where I'm supposed to enter that in the Upload Wizard. The Upload Wizard lets me add photos, give them a description, a caption, a location, and add some labels (which I seem to have to do twice for some reason - once before it's published, and then I have to add more labels after it's published). So far, so good - but not a square bracket in sight! So what's the mark-up that I need to do afterwards (the bits in square brackets), and where do I put that in the Upload Wizard? Or do I need to somehow mark up my images *before* I upload them? It's not a question of me getting everything right, at the moment I feel as though I'm getting nothing at all right as I really don't know where to start! Also, every time I post here I get an automated email telling me that I must sign my posts, even though I'm now careful to sign off with both my real name and Username.

Signed: Chris Mitchell (LeicesterChris) — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da LeicesterChris (discussione • contributi) 14:55, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: You can't use four tildes in a row like COM:SIGN says?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:05, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Hi, Jeff - the issue I was having was a lot more basic than that, as it was one of very basic terminology as I haven't come to Wikimedia Commons via a basic knowledge of Wikipedia editing, I've come to Wikimedia Commons as a complete newbie. Until last night, I didn't realise that Wikimedia Commons was closely related to Wikipedia and that there's a symbiotic relationship between the two - I thought "wiki" just meant the information was collaborative and built from the bottom up by the users. Thus, I didn't understand what "a post" means - I'm used to a post being a single email or a Facebook post or reply; in Wikimedia I was confused by the fact that I seem to be editing a huge page, so I'm "editing" rather than "posting". After a lot of searching on Google, I found quite a few other newcomers with exactly the same problem - one of them said every time he asked a question, people tried to help but it just sounded like Klingon to him - and that's the position I was in! I was like the person asking how to write "Wishing you a happy birthday" in German in a birthday card, and the responder discussing whether "wishing" is a present tense or a gerund, and giving me a link to a German grammar blog. The responses were a level above my very basic question, and so although I appreciated the effort, I couldn't make sense of them.

Last night, however, I went on to the live chat room for Wikimedia Commons, and I'm extremely grateful to User:Acagastya, who was extremely helpful and helped me work through a number of examples by trying things out on their user page, and breaking things down for me. Thank you so much, Acagastya! It does now make sense, they showed me how to use markup, the difference between categories and markup as links, how to sign, what the User Talk page is and how to use it, and how to ping. Acagastya also pointed out that the confusion is because most people only come to Wikimedia Commons after they've had some experience in Wikipedia (and demonstrated the relationship between them), and so a basic level of Wikipedia editing does tend to be assumed. I had indeed been getting confused why people were linking to PDFs about Wikipedia when I was asking about Wikimedia Commons, but now I understand why.

So thank you to everyone who's responded, and especially to Acagastya who spent so much time helping me in a live setting - I think I've finally got there! --LeicesterChris (discussione) 07:49, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

@LeicesterChris: I'm glad you got it sorted!   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 02:13, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Kaldırılan maddeler[modifica]

merhaba ben önceden kaldırılan maddelerime ulaşıp en azından kopyalarını almak istiyorum. Kaldıran kişilere mesaj attım ama aktif değilller yardımcı olabilir misinizAiwass1 (discussione) 14:25, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Removed substances
hello I want to access my previously removed items and get copies at least. Texted people who lifted but they are not active. Can you help me?
translator: Google Translate via   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 23:05, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

deleted items[modifica]

hello I want to access my previously removed items and get copies at least. I texted the people who lifted but they are not active. Can you help me? Aiwass1 (discussione) 14:26, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

You have one deleted image, which can be found all over the Internet, e.g. here. --rimshottalk 16:11, 22 February 2021 (UTC)
@Aiwass1: Your deleted File:Kitapyakmaolayalarınınolduğugecealmanpropagandabakanıjosephgoebbelskonuşmayaparken.jpg.jpg was deleted by Gbawden, whose user talk page you have not written on.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 23:07, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Untitled[modifica]

Как добавить снимок в категорию? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Dmkoy (discussione • contributi) 14:45, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Смотрите Commons:Categories/ru. Ruslik (talk) 19:43, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright Owner Approval - Now What?[modifica]

I had the copyright owner of a picture I want to upload send in his consent for it to be used. I now want to upload the picture to be shown in the principle picture of a page. What is the next step? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Jack Shocklee (discussione • contributi) 20:02, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

@Jack Shocklee: Hi, and welcome. Please wait. Next time, please have the copyright owner carbon copy you on the email message to permissions-commons via OTRS and encourage everyone to reply all to keep all in the loop.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 23:11, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Velorio del expresidente Carlos Saúl Menem.jpg[modifica]

Hi! I uploaded a capture of a YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKcO5zP7OAQ&t=11726s&ab_channel=SenadoArgentina) about the wake of former Argentine President Carlos Saúl Menem. I'm not sure if I can upload these types of images, so I would like you to be able to remove this question. The YouTube channel from which I took the screenshot is the following: (https://www.youtube.com/c/SenadoTVArgentina/featured). Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience. --Máxsipoz (discussione) 20:51, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

The video is copyrighted and non-free, so you may not upload any screenshots. YouTube videos can only be used for Commons when there is a Creative Commons licence in the video description. De728631 (discussione) 17:37, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

I have an image that I’d like to add to Slim Aaron bio[modifica]

It’s a shame a photographer of his classic imagery merit does not have a photograph of the man with his bio.

I put together an image that I found of him, a self portrait with him on a chair in Athens around 1960, and I found another picture of him in later life at a gallery opening of his images holding his book. I put the two images together and would love to see it on his Wikipedia page.

How can we go about that?

Can I send you the image and you can put it up? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Lagunakayaker (discussione • contributi) 20:54, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Images from the 1960s are most likely still copyrighted and cannot be used without permission from the copyright holder. De728631 (discussione) 17:35, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Photo challenge entry[modifica]

I am attempting to enter photos for February's challenge on bridges. I can find where to enter the file name and description, but I fail to transfer the photo. When looking at Preview, I see my entry and an empty frame, not a photo. I've dragged the photo everywhere I can think of and tried to copy and paste, all to no avail. What am I missing in the instructions for transferring the photo?

ChuckN13 — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ChuckN13 (discussione • contributi) 01:48, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @ChuckN13: It's not clear what you mean by "transferring" the photo. "Uploading"? Something else? Are you on a PC, a phone, or what?
  • If you mean uploading and you mean a PC, then probably the simplest tool is Special:UploadWizard, but I'm not aware of that having a "preview" at all; if it does, I wouldn't expect to see the photo in a preview before it is uploaded, just continue.
  • I can't think of anywhere where dragging or copy-paste would be involved, though, so maybe I don't understand what you are trying to do. - Jmabel ! talk 09:38, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Hi Jmabel, I am working on a Mac. The three files are jpg, exported from Lightroom and range from 4 - 22 meg.

Using "Participate" and "Upload File" I in fact dragged one file to test the upload. Then I copied and pasted a link for it to the photo contest. When looking at Preview, all appeared well, I could see the photo and its file name and comment were present upon hovering. So, I uploaded three more files by again dragging from my MacOS directory. All four files can be seen at ChuckN13.

The test file (cloud-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge) is no longer visible. The one line text entry in the contest is also gone. I am confused. Any help is appreciated.

Chuck — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ChuckN13 (discussione • contributi) 16:08, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

  • Size should be fine.
  • I assume "Participate" and "Upload File" are buttons or links on some page. URL or wiki link, please.
  • "copied and pasted a link for it to the photo contest": Would that be this edit (it's a lot simpler if we discuss specific diffs, you can find all of yours at Special:Contributions/ChuckN13). Looks to me like that succeeded, though, so I'm not sure what's the problem. Maybe a caching issue on your end, so you saw the old version of the page? - Jmabel ! talk 18:44, 24 February 2021 (UTC)


Entering the photo contest: Bridges[modifica]

I loaded a photo and found how to enter it into the contest. It was visible with hover file name and caption. I loaded three more photos but when I went to the contest entry, my photo was gone from both the gallery and the entry line containing file name and comment.

What can be my problem? Is there a limit on file size that is retroactively imposed?

Thank you for your help. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ChuckN13 (discussione • contributi) 15:39, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@ChuckN13: All 4 of your uploads are listed at Special:ListFiles/ChuckN13. I don't see any edits by you at Commons:Photo challenge#February 2021 – Bridges or subsection Commons:Photo challenge#Entries yet. Please follow all the rules there, sign your posts, and use existing sections for followup.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 16:43, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Jmabel and Greg, I began again and moved slowly - and found the problem. I cannot read. I missed the "go back to edit [from preview], you are not yet published."

Thank you for your efforts to help. Chuck — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ChuckN13 (discussione • contributi) 19:10, 24 February 2021 (UTC)


Difficulty uploading[modifica]

I've tried several times to upload an image without success. The image is quite large: 12,500 px × 12,500 px. It was originally 80 MB. That didn't work so I tried reducing it to 24 MB and it still won't upload. Is this an ongoing issue with the server(s) or is it a problem with the file size/image dimensions? Please ping me in your reply. Cheers. nagualdesign 06:25, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

FWIW the error message reads, "Request from - via cp3056.esams.wmnet, ATS/8.0.8 Error: 502, Server Hangup at 2021-02-23 06:28:15 GMT" nagualdesign 06:33, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

  • Seems like we are seeing a lot of problems lately with uploading large files. - Jmabel ! talk 09:33, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
    @Nagualdesign, Jmabel: Has anyone started a Phabricator task about them yet?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 16:49, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
Thanks for the replies. No, I didn't start a Phabricator task. I visited the page but it looked like another uninviting can of worms. I left a post at the Village Pump instead and in the end I used bigChunkedUpload to finish the job. nagualdesign 17:39, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Nagualdesign: Yup, I hate phab, too. That question wasn't necessarily aimed at you, more at the regulars on this page, some of whom are pretty conversant with pharicator. - Jmabel ! talk

3 IMG 6048 Prellfeder-von-oben Ersatz-gehöraut Gebrochene-links min.jpg[modifica]

Liebe Spezialisten vom Helpdesk, als neuer Benutzer habe ich das erste Upload vollzogen. Unter dem Wikipedia-Begriff -Schlagwerk (Uhr)-Commons- soll er stehen. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Udo Otto Müller (discussione • contributi) 08:43, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Die Dateiname war schlecht, ich will einen richtigen Namen geben. Der neue Upload wird mit dem -Assistenten- vollzogen, damit nichts schief geht. Bitte helft mir das -schlechte-Upload zu löschen. Mit freundlichen Grüßen Udo Otto Müller --Udo Otto Müller (discussione) 08:35, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

@Udo Otto Müller: Dateien können auch umbenannt werden. Welchen neuen Namen möchtest Du denn dafür haben? De728631 (discussione) 17:08, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Help -[modifica]

The License process is so confusing.

I was given access to some negatives by the copyright holder. I then digitized and inverted the images (making them a derivative work). Finally, the copyright holder (the heir to the copyright) gave me permission to post to Wikipedia as a share w/attribution (Photo by Ethel Wight Studio, Portland, ME). How do I make it right on copyright? \ Ref: https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=57229592%40N03&view_all=1&text=Consoli — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Dontaylor50 (discussione • contributi) 09:59, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Wikimedia Commons only accepts licences that allow commercial reuse, but the photos at Flickr have a non-commercial restriction. The easiest way would be if DonTaylor50 at Flickr could change the licences to Creative Commons by Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 without the non-commercial bit. Alternatively he may send a permission by email as explained at COM:OTRS. Otherwise I'm afraid we can't accept those images. De728631 (discussione) 17:49, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Why am I expired to make a page? I used my own photo for a band[modifica]

Why am I expired to make a page? I used my own photo for a band — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da SPELLBOVND (discussione • contributi) 10:31, 23 February 2021 (UTC)


Please note that the copyright for a photograph is usually held by the original photographer and not by the person(s) depicted. So unless you took the photo yourself, we cannot keep it without an explicit permission from the copyright holder. That aside, the photo is unlikely to be used since your account was bloked at the English Wikipedia for being too promotional. So it would not fit into the project scope of Wikimedia Commons either. De728631 (discussione) 17:41, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Uploading[modifica]

How can upload my picture — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Chukwuma princeo (discussione • contributi) 10:33, 23 February 2021 (UTC)


The recommended way is to use the Upload Wizard that will guide you through the process. De728631 (discussione) 17:43, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Unable to upload photo[modifica]

Hello! I'm writing article about Russian political party and I want to upload it's flag, but it says

"We could not determine whether this file is suitable for Wikimedia Commons. Please only upload photos that you took yourself with your camera, or see what else is acceptable. See the guide to make sure the file is acceptable and learn how to upload it on Wikimedia Commons.

The content must be freely licensed. Do not copy files illegally (in violation of copyright) from other websites.

If you believe that the file meets our licensing standards: Upload the file again or click "Retry failed uploads"/"Submit modified file description"."

Can you help me? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da 0442A403 (discussione • contributi) 11:24, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Can you please provide a link to a website where the original flag can be seen? So we can determine whether it is copyrightable and non-free or just a very simple design that could be uploaded here. De728631 (discussione) 17:35, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Tasya Rosmala.jpg[modifica]

Please undo a quick delete, I honestly upload a photo that is not my work, but I have included the source to complete the article.


--Thefirefox12537 (discussione) 12:02, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

 Non fatto Attributing the source is insufficient. The image is copyrighted and non-free and may not be used without explicit permission from the copyright holder. De728631 (discussione) 17:18, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Foto Tasya Rosmala dulu.jpg[modifica]

Please undo a quick delete, I honestly upload a photo that is not my work, but I have included the source to complete the article.


--Thefirefox12537 (discussione) 12:06, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

 Non fatto Attributing the source is insufficient. The image is copyrighted and non-free and may not be used without explicit permission from the copyright holder. De728631 (discussione) 17:33, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Penghargaan pertama Tasya Rosmala.webp[modifica]

Please undo a quick delete, I honestly upload a photo that is not my work, but I have included the source to complete the article.


--Thefirefox12537 (discussione) 12:07, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

 Non fatto. Wikimedia Commons only accepts freely licensed images. Attributing the source of an image does not grant you permission to use it. More info is available at COM:L. Victor Schmidt (discussione) 12:35, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

міжнародний фотоконкурс «Вікі любить фольклор 2021».[modifica]

Як і де завантажити свою роботу та прийняти участь??? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Olia Melnyk97 (discussione • contributi) 14:25, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Hello, please see Commons:First steps. De728631 (discussione) 17:16, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Cheman Shaik.png[modifica]

Hello,

I uploaded one image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cheman_Shaik.png#filelinks

below is the warning message along with suggestions.

The uploader did not provide sufficient information (a valid and suitable tag) on this media's copyright status. Unless the copyright status is provided, the file could be deleted seven days after the upload (23 February 2021). Please note that Commons does not accept files claimed under fair use. It is suggested to read the intro of Commons' licensing policy, about essential information and (in many cases) about Internet images. If you need help ask at the Commons:Help desk.

Help me fix it? --Wisdomwiki 40 (discussione) 15:38, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Unfortunately this file had to be deleted because there is no free licence in the paper you presented as a source. Photographs like this are automatically copyrighted and non-free, so they may not be used elsewhere without an explicit permission from the copyright holder. De728631 (discussione) 17:15, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Movie poster deletion[modifica]

Hi, I wrote a wiki page about a movie and wanted to add a poster to the movie. However, the poster file File:RobinsonAndCrusoePoster.png has been marked as a possible copyright violation. Why is that if I see a lot of movie posters on Wikipedia, eg here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beginners#/media/File:Beginners_Poster.jpg Or, how can I go about showing the movie poster? I want to show it for this movie https://sk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robinson_%26_Crusoe_(film) Thanks, HuhuLesny — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da HuhuLesny (discussione • contributi) 17:17, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Hello, please sign your posts by typing four tilde characters like this: ~~~~. Unlike the English Wikipedia where you found the poster, Commons does not accept fair use of non-free images. We only accept movie posters and the like where the copyright term has expired or where there is a free licence at the source page. As it seems, the Slovak Wikipedia does not permit fair use either, so I'm afraid you can't use that image for your new article. De728631 (discussione) 17:32, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCLFbpoPptb-skPXfRehawfwview_as[modifica]

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCLFbpoPptb-skPXfRehawfwview_as — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da KushumbarSaikia (discussione • contributi) 19:45, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

That's a dead link. So what is your question? De728631 (discussione) 17:34, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Pics from Two different countries[modifica]

I'm based in Zanzibar at the moment but tavel frequently to Sudan. can I upload pictures from both countries? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Arwa M Othman (discussione • contributi) 20:24, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

As long as you take photographs of non-copyrightable things (landscape, plants, animals, food, ...), you are the only copyright holder and can choose a license. For copyrightable things (art, architecture, ...), you need to be sure that they are old enough to be out of copyright, as neither country has freedom of panorama. In Zanzibar, there is an exception for public "folklore", of which photos may be taken and published. See Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Tanzania and Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Sudan for details. Feel free to ask about a particular photo, if you are unsure. --rimshottalk 21:06, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

Título y foto[modifica]

Hola, acabo de redactar todo lo que quiero colocar por el momento pero a la hora de subir la foto no lo logro, me dice que vaya para un lado, luego para otro, la verdad es que no lo entiendo. La foto es de mi propiedad y respecto al título no se como ponerlo para que en el buscador luego aparezca lo escrito. Muchas gracias. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da PaulaSteinberg (discussione • contributi) 02:29, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

  • No hay para Vd. ningún log que indica un problema en subir un foto, ni has ningún foto subido. Pero no entiendo que quiere decir con "me dice que vaya para un lado, luego para otro". - Jmabel ! talk 09:45, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Photo uploads[modifica]

Greetings,

I uploaded some photos last week. why are they not appearing on the Zambian category (wiki loves Africa)? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Nyaywa Dexter (discussione • contributi) 08:15, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @Nyaywa Dexter: What images (link)? What did you do that you would expect to place them in that category? Also, could you please ling the category in question? - Jmabel ! talk 09:47, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
  • Hello Nyaywa Dexter I am Used:T Cells from the Wiki Loves Africa international team. There are two reasons why your photos may not be categorized into the Category:Images from Wiki Loves Africa 2021 in Zambia. (1) You didn't upload your photo using this campaign (2) You didn't select your country, during uploading you will see this: select the country where you made this photo. If you didn't select Zambia, your upload would not be categorised. Let me know how I can help. T CellsTalk 21:21, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Modern statue in public (on the street) in Japan[modifica]

Hello, I took a photo myself of a statue on the street in Japan. The statue was recently created by (and of) a Japanese person. Where does this photograph stand - is it something I can use on Wikipedia? Londonbeat41692 (discussione) 12:35, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Please read Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Japan#Freedom of panorama. --EugeneZelenko (discussione) 15:36, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Corona viruses[modifica]

How can we help our selfs , keep our selfs safe — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Gotsemodimo (discussione • contributi) 08:37, 24 February 2021‎ (UTC)

@Gotsemodimo: Hi, and welcome. Please see en:Coronavirus disease 2019#Prevention and sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:28, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:248829 web Siphoviridae infecting bacterial cell.jpg[modifica]

Das Bild stammt von/Image has been taken from https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/248829.php und ist dort mit folgenden Infos versehen/the following metadata is provided there:

  • Caption: Der unter Beschreibung angegebene englische Text/Text as provided with en description
  • Credit: Visualization: Barth van Rossum, FMP
  • Usage Restrictions: The image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit.

de: Ich bitte zu prüfen, ob eine Veröffentlichung auf Wikimedia Commons möglich ist und wenn ja, welche Linzinfos beigegeben werden müssen. Bitte das Ergebnis der vorausgegangenen Diskussion um EurekAlert-Bilder unter Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Ernsts#EurekAlert beachten.

en:Plase could you doublecheck if the image may be used with Wikimedia Commons. If yes, which is the correct licence information? Please refere to the result of the discussion at Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Ernsts#EurekAlert concerning EurekAlert images.

Vielen Dank/Thank you! Kind regards --Ernsts (discussione) 13:58, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@Ganímedes, Mussklprozz: Since you have been dealing with the EurekAlert OTRS case before, you might want to weigh in here. De728631 (discussione) 17:32, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
I've only handled one file, with a specific OTRS permission from the author and the university. No clue from the rest. They're not included in the ticket. Regards. --Ganímedes (discussione) 17:54, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
Eurekalert declares here that all content uploaded to them shall be subject to reuse. However, there is no clear statement given about the license to be used with this particular file. The requirement that attribution must be given would imply cc-by-sa, but we should not make an assumption of our own. @Ernsts: there is a contact email given on the right upper side of the source page. I think the best way to proceed is that you can contact that person and ask them to send an explicit permission to OTRS, using this template. – Cheers, --Mussklprozz (discussione) 22:16, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Mussklprozz:Thanks for the answer and hint. The Usage Restrictions given at EurekAlert here do not seem to clearly allow the image to be modified. My main question here was whether this can be mapped in Wikimedia Commons, or whether the Wikimedia Commons Usage Rights always allow subsequent editing (with citation of the source, of course). Please note that the image here is perfect and there is no need to modify it in any way. (Situation may differ for others e.g. https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/115572.php where it might be useful to translate the caption)
The image given here may be 'nice to have' but that's not a 'must'. Therefore the effort to ask the authors seems too high to me in this case. I'm afraid I don't have that much time to take care of it: I still have a big list of articles I want to create, so unfortunately I have to prioritize. So let's dispense with the image, I'll put a link to the EurekAlert article in the Siphoviridae artcle instead.
Nevertheless, thanks for the valuable tip, maybe there are other images at EurekAlert with comparable Usage Restrictions that we should have if possible, so it may be worth asking for them. :-)
--Ernsts (discussione) 09:34, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
  • @Ernsts: We only accept content where derivative works are permitted. - Jmabel ! talk 14:49, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
  • That's the point. Thanks for the clarification.--Ernsts (discussione) 15:57, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
Symbol delete vote.svg by Ernsts above --Mussklprozz (discussione) 09:37, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

AI enhancement[modifica]

Is there a policy against enhancing CCO versions of artwork and up-scaling them with AI powered tools?, examples below. --PeaceMakerEX (discussione) 21:20, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

File:John_William_Waterhouse_-_Magic_Circle.JPG File:Lilith_(John_Collier_painting).jpg — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da PeaceMakerEX (discussione • contributi) 14:43, 24 February 2021‎ (UTC)

@PeaceMakerEX: Guideline COM:OW allows "replacement with higher resolution versions of the same file, however, without using artificial methods to generate higher resolution". AI powered tools use "artificial methods to generate higher resolution" (enhancement), so please cease and desist from making such overwrites. Also, please sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 17:00, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Thanks for the clarification and reverting the overwrites, Jeff. I'll cease to overwrite files with AI enhanced versions of known files. However are these AI modified versions allowed in other parts of Wikimedia Commons, not as overwrites, but as a different upload (example below). Thanks in advance for your reply.
File:Lilith_-_John_Collier_(1892).jpg
--PeaceMakerEX (discussione) 21:20, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@PeaceMakerEX: Yes, but please use internal links and show the true author, source, and date.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 21:49, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Thanks for your kind support, I've modified the file information to show the author, source, date, and where it was derived from. Also, does adding the wikidata ID cause any issue?.
--PeaceMakerEX (discussione) 22:22, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@PeaceMakerEX: No. I copied data from the original.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 22:45, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

File:Андрей Назимов.jpg - пересмотр статуса о нарушении авторских прав[modifica]

Здравствуйте! Получила уведомление о том, что фото Андрей Назимов.jpg, возможно, нарушает авторские права. Как представитель артиста сообщаю, что все права на использование данного фото принадлежат только самому актеру, и фото в Википедии размещено законно. Какие должны быть наши действия, чтобы предотвратить удаление? Спасибо. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Ecaterina Ivanova (discussione • contributi) 16:23, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

File:Андрей Назимов.jpg - review of copyright infringement status
Hello! Received a notification that photo Andrey Nazimov.jpg may infringe copyright. As a representative of the artist, I inform you that all rights to use this photo belong only to the actor himself, and the photo on Wikipedia is posted legally. What should be our actions to prevent deletion? Thank.
translator: Google Translate via   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:01, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
Hello. Unfortunately we cannot keep files that have been published elsewhere without a free licence. Please have the copyright holder send a permission by email as described at COM:OTRS. Note also that a permission for Wikipedia only is insufficient. All uploads at Commons need to be free for anyone to use for any purpose. This includes commercial reuse. Once the email has been processed by our volunteer team, the file will be undeleted. De728631 (discussione) 17:25, 24 February 2021 (UTC)
@Ecaterina Ivanova: В дополнение к тому, что De728631 написал выше, поскольку фотография уже существует в Интернете по адресу https://filmatik.ru/persons/26357-andrey-nazimov, а вы не фотограф, пожалуйста, прочтите Commons: Licensing/ru, чтобы узнать, почему мы можем не принимайте его и попросите фотографа опубликовать разрешение Commons: Licensing на такую работу на своем веб-сайте или в социальных сетях или отправить вам фотографию и разрешение через OTRS/ru с копией вам. Если вы не можете получить соответствующую лицензию, фотография все равно может быть загружена в английскую или русскую Википедию в соответствии с en: WP: F или ru: ВП: КДИ, потому что добросовестное использование здесь запрещено. Pinging @Drakosh как теггер. Также, пожалуйста, подпишите свои сообщения.
In addition to what De728631 wrote above, because the photo already exists online at https://filmatik.ru/persons/26357-andrey-nazimov and you are not the photographer, please see Commons:Licensing for why we can't accept it, and have the photographer post Commons:Licensing compliant permission for such work on their website or social media presence or send the photo and permission via OTRS with a carbon copy to you. If you can't get a compliant license, the photo may still be uploaded to English or Russian Wikipedia in compliance with en:WP:F or ru:ВП:КДИ because we don't allow Fair Use here. Pinging @Drakosh as tagger. Also, please sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:01, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

What do we do in this website??[modifica]

What do we do in this website and how to make it work — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Sbulele Biko (discussione • contributi) 21:20, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

@Sbulele Biko: Hi, and welcome. We provide a free repository of files almost anyone can use almost anywhere. Please see COM:Welcome and COM:FS, and sign your posts.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 21:54, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Question from FUEJXJDK[modifica]

Por que no se me carga para subir mis los archivos. — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da FUEJXJDK (discussione • contributi) 02:18, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

  • @FUEJXJDK: Necesitaría más detalles para ayudarse. ¿Cuál URL? ¿Que hizo Vd.? ¿Que pasó? Jmabel ! talk 14:57, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Upload photo of author[modifica]

Hi Wikipedia Help Desk I recently created the entry about the New York Times bestseller author Namina Forna. When it was approved by admin I contacted the author's publisher to ensure, that the facts were in fact correct. All is good, as it is (thankfully). But they also sent me a photo of the author with the name of the photographer. How do we go about that? Can I upload/create a photo, that I myself haven't taken? Please advise!

Cheers, -- Kmilling (talk) 08:51, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

  • Who owns the copyright of the photo? Is it still with the photographer, or has it been transferred to the publisher? What license is the copyright-onwer offering for the photo? @Kmilling: — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Jmabel (discussione • contributi) 15:07, 25 February 2021‎ (UTC)
    • The photographer is Melanie D’Andrea, who has relinquished the rights to this particular photo (full license) to the publisher/author (Penguin Random House/Namina Forna), who has mailed me full permission to for Wikipedia use. -- Cheers, Kmilling (talk) 15:10, 26 February 2021 (UTC)
      • @Kmilling: If all you have is "permission… for Wikipedia use" that wouldn't involve Commons. That would just be non-free use on [I presume] the English-language Wikipedia. Commons can only accept files that are free-licensed or in the public domain. See also COM:OTRS, but if it isn't free-licensed or in the public domain then that is moot in this case. - Jmabel ! talk 00:39, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
        • The publisher and the author herself uses this as official press photo everywhere. When I said "use for Wikipedia" it is because that's what they asked me to use. The reason I ask Commons is, that I wanted to be sure about the procedure. Please advise! -- Cheers, Kmilling (talk) 17:27, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
@Kmilling: Hi, and welcome. Please have the photographer and publisher send permission for the photo directly via OTRS with a COM:L compliant license and COM:CONSENT verbiage confirming that they understand what they are agreeing to, with a carbon copy to you. If copyright was transferred, please send the copyright transfer paperwork as required by US law.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:36, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Hi there :) - I've already written OTRS and the reply states more or less the same. I've forwarded the Wiki-commons reply to the author and publisher, asking them to write Wiki-commons directly. I rest my case. I fully understand the precautions. I never realized, however, that it would be this complicated. -- Cheers and thanks for your help and advice, Kmilling (talk) 10:40, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Image upload[modifica]

Hi,

I would like to add an image to a Wikipedia page. I did not take the picture but own the rights to it. However, I am not so clued up on the copyrights - what copyrights would I apply to the image. Preferably I would not like others to use it.

Thanks in advance for any help!

SophieStromback (discussione) 15:51, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

@SophieStromback: Hi, and welcome. How did you get the rights?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 18:02, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
"Preferably I would not like others to use it" is not compatible with our goal of providing media that anyone can use for any purpose (as long as they follow the license terms). No license with such restrictions will be allowed here. --rimshottalk 20:43, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
You don't say what language Wikipedia, but I presume English. Nor do you say what the picture is, and its relevance to what Wikipedia article. The English-language Wikipedia makes some allowance for non-free content, but that would not involve Commons (this site) at all, you'd upload directly to en-wiki. - Jmabel ! talk 23:08, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Hi I made some uploads[modifica]

I made some uploads of images, most of which I believe are ok to use. However, a few might not be. The uploads below might need to be deleted. Sorry for the mess! --Rexmamba (discussione) 18:46, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

Looking at the link again, pic 3 most definitely needs to be deleted. For the first two, it says "some rights reserved" - I clicked on the link and this is the Category given: Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). I was under the impression that those were okay. If not, delete please. Again, I apologize. --Rexmamba (discussione) 18:50, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

I've deleted the files. Pic 3 was all rights reserved, which obviously isn't a free license. Pic 1 and 2 were restricted to non-commercial use only, which is not free enough for us either. See COM:L for details. --rimshottalk 20:54, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
Okay, so non-commercial use is not to be uploaded? I will remember that. What if I am given permission by the owner of the photo, for example, would that be okay? And if so, what process or steps do I take? Is there a process of some sort? Does he/she have to email Wikipedia? How does it work? Thanks. Rexmamba (discussione) 00:26, 26 February 2021 (UTC)
@Rexmamba: Please see Commons:Licensing for why we can't accept such a photo as-is, and have the photographer post Commons:Licensing compliant permission for such work on their official website or social media presence or send the photo and permission via OTRS with a carbon copy to you. If you can't get a compliant license, the photo may still be uploaded to English Wikipedia in compliance with en:WP:F because we don't allow Fair Use here.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 01:10, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Can I use the photos I took?[modifica]

今回、指摘を受けている写真はすべて私が撮影し、料理も私が作ったものです。

1 ファイル:20201122-P1003606.jpg
2 ファイル:芋煮うどん.jpg
3 ファイル:芋煮うどん・芋煮カレーうどん.jpg
4 すぐにブロックされる可能性があります
5 ファイル:画像2 2019-06-04 14-14-11.jpg
6 ファイル:帯うどん.jpg

All the photos pointed out this time were taken by me, and the food was also made by me. Can't it be used for posting? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Ufufuw (discussione • contributi) 08:36, 26 February 2021 (UTC)


Convenience links:

File:20201122-P1003606.jpg
File:芋煮うどん.jpg
File:芋煮うどん・芋煮カレーうどん.jpg
File:画像2 2019-06-04 14-14-11.jpg
File:帯うどん.jpg

- Jmabel ! talk 00:42, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

  1. At least several of these appeared on other websites before they were ever on Commons.
  2. You don't appear to have engaged with any of the the people who nominated these for deletion or deleted these. I suggest you pick one of these images and do just that. - Jmabel ! talk 00:48, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Why is my own work listed for speedy deletion?[modifica]

I've taken a picture of a motorcycle, posted it on flickr.com then on a Web forum and Wikimedia Commons, all under the same user name.

See https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Harley_Davidson_Fat_Boy_2018_FLFBS.jpg

A few years later, I'm told it will go through "speedy deletion" because of that.

I'm trying to do what I need to do to avoid this, but this is pure nonsense.

The amount of paperwork involved is painful, really!

I've removed the speedy deletion thingie in the page.

I've submitted a regular deletion instead... to avoid deletion!

I hope it's the right thing to do, but I'm not sure.

Can anyone confirm?

Will I have to go through the same process for all the pictures that I have posted here and on other Web properties? I'd rather delete all my pictures right away, frankly. I have the same issue with https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Harley_Davidson_Softail_Slim_2018.jpg .

--Tristan — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Nitot (discussione • contributi) 17:38, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Hello Tristan. This is unfortunate but I think it can fixed quite easily. Please see my comment at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Harley Davidson Fat Boy 2018 FLFBS.jpg. De728631 (discussione) 21:52, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

File:Flag of the Crimean Republic.svg[modifica]

On March 25 (April 7), 1917, in the city of Simferopol, at a general meeting of Muslims of Crimea, the Provisional Muslim Executive Committee (Musispolkom) was formed, the leaders of which formed the core of the Crimean Tatar National Party (Milli Firka) created in July 1917. Its symbol was the sky-blue flag ("kok-bairak"), which personified the belonging of the Crimean Tatars to the Turkic peoples (the color of the Turks is considered to be sky blue - the color of the eternal sky of the Turkic god Tengri). Simultaneously with the blue flag, the tamga of the Girey family of the XII-XIII centuries ("tarak tamgas") was also widespread [1]

25 марта (7 апреля) 1917 года в г.Симферополе на общем собрании мусульман Крыма был образован Временный мусульманский исполнительный комитет (Мусисполком), лидеры которого составили ядро созданной в июле 1917 года крымско-татарской Национальной партии (Милли фирка). Её символом стал небесно-голубой флаг ("кок-байрак"), олицетворявший принадлежность крымских татар к тюркским народам (цветом тюрок считается небесно-голубой цвет – цвет вечного неба тюркского бога Тенгри).[2]

Желтой полосы НЕТ. There is NO yellow stripe Чистякин (discussione) 18:33, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

You should make this argument at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Flag of the Crimean Republic.svg rather. The Help desk is not meant for discussing individual files unless there are some simple technical problems or, e.g. you don't know how to make a certain edit. De728631 (discussione) 21:35, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Mackenzie Scott at 2018 Axel Springer Award in Berlin.png[modifica]

What is missing here? --Corporationstation (discussione) 01:57, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

@Corporationstation: Hi, and welcome. That file appears to be missing a free license. Please see COM:L and sign your posts once.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 02:42, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Is this ok to upload?[modifica]

Is this flickr photo ok to upload? The license Cc‑by‑sa‑2.0 is fine, and I assume that as a radio, even a novelty one, it has an intrinsic utilitarian function. But is the Spice Girls logo a copyright issue? Bennv3771 (discussione) 07:00, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

This logo is {{Pd-textlogo}}. Ruslik (talk) 09:01, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
@Bennv3771: Which is to say, "yes, it's OK." - Jmabel ! talk 14:51, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jmabel: I uploaded it here, but it turns out the original source is on a bad authors list. Does it need to be deleted? Thanks to you both for the help by the way. Bennv3771 (discussione) 15:17, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
@Bennv3771: When you say "the original source" do you mean https://www.flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/49694173352/ or something else? - Jmabel ! talk 18:32, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
@Jmabel: Yes, I do mean that source. France1978 (aka Joe Haupt) is listed on the bad authors list here: Commons:Questionable Flickr images, for "license laundering: derivative works, no permission". Bennv3771 (discussione) 20:40, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
@Bennv3771: I'll nominate it for deletion and link this exchange. That gives a place to discuss the matter. - Jmabel ! talk 01:06, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

uploading pictures - copyright[modifica]

Dear Sir/Madame, I would like to upload pictures with the explicit permission of the owner of the pictures which is the company I am editing the history of at Wikipedia. How do I get through the upload process? There are only the options: I own the picture - here I can tick a box but clearly I did not take the pictures and do not own their rights. As the company owns the pictures, the other two options are not right either. Please, advise how to upload the pictures. Thank you in advance for your answer. Sincerely, User:MBHist — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da MBhist (discussione • contributi) 09:19, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

You may try COM:relgen (see also COM:OTRS).--RZuo (discussione) 11:03, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Shouldn't have transferred from Wikipedia[modifica]

Hi, I transferred File:Korom.jpg to Commons (rather absent-mindedly) while patrolling random ENwiki pages. I should have checked whether it had a source before, but I neglected to. As there is no source it will obviously be deleted. But will I receive any kind of penalty for having done this? Wodgester (discussione) 10:03, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

@Wodgester: no, unless a user is actively violating COM:L.--RZuo (discussione) 11:03, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyrighted?[modifica]

Hello, I came across File:SSA impersonation scam graph.png, which appears to have been taken from a government website here. However, it is tagged as an own work - can anyone inform me what to next? Thanks, Pahunkat (discussione) 10:19, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

✓ Fatto see also https://www.ftc.gov/site-information/website-policy .--RZuo (discussione) 11:03, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Vergabe von "Kategorien"[modifica]

Ein neuer Benutzer bittet um Hilfe. Ich möchte ungefähr 80 alte Druckgraphiken (Kupferstiche, Radierungen, Holzschnitte) in sehr hoher Auflösung in Wikimedia einstellen. Probleme habe ich mit den Kategorien ("Diese Datei ist unkategorisiert."). Natürlich möchte ich gern, dass diese Bilder gefunden und genutzt werden. Bei den Kategorien finde ich aber nichts Passendes. Neue Kategorien möchte ich auch nicht einfügen. Vernünftig wäre die Kategorie "Druckgraphik" als Oberbegriff. Eine Unterscheidung zwischen Kupferstich und Radierung ist nicht zweckmäßig, da es sich meist um Kombinationen dieser Techniken handelt. Danke — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Reiner David-Druckgraphik (discussione • contributi) 18:24, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Mögliche Kategorien wären z.B. unter dem Grafiker die sie erstellt haben. Oder unter den Objekten, die in den Bildern dargestellt werden. --Taktaal (discussione) 21:13, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Pictures of "Ming Kwai Typewriter" by Lin Yutang from Popular Science(1).jpg and File:Pictures of "Ming Kwai Typewriter" by Lin Yutang from Popular Science(2).jpg[modifica]

This two Pictures are from Popular Science, I'm not sure it is in the Public Domain.

这兩张图片都是来自《科技新时代》,我不肯定它们是否属於公有领域。

You can view this article here.

这裡是该文章的存档

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/new-typewriter-conquers-chinese-symbols/

Also, these two images also depict "Ming Kwai Typewriter", the source is unknown, can anyone provide assistance?

另外,这两幅图片也描绘了 "明快打字机",来源不明,有人能提供帮助吗?

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Pi-y5LqKlrA/UxUzPJlXOlI/AAAAAAABBEM/ApdUPC3wWsk/s1600/MINGKWAI.jpg

https://twgreatdaily.com/images/elastic/Uwl/UwlE6WwBJleJMoPMryxY.jpg

--三点一四一五九 (discussione) 21:05, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

  • It is the uploader/s responsibility to sort out copyright issues before uploading. While someone may choose to help you here, please recognize that this will be on a catch-as-catch-can basis. - Jmabel ! talk 18:43, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Unable to find photo[modifica]

Hi, I've been a Wikipedia editor for almost a year now. I'm very impressed by the multitude of public domain images included there, because since I took up this article named Yu Wensheng, I've looked through so many places on the internet but still can't find any public domain image for Yu Wensheng.

Is there particular platform to go to when contributors look for free images to upload to WikiCommons? If there is not, then how did WikiCommons get so many free-license photos that are currently in use on Wikipedia, given that such photos are so hard to find on the internet? Thanks, Thomas Meng (discussione) 04:56, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Such images my not simply exist. Ruslik (talk) 14:43, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
Typically the way to go from here is to either contact the person and see if you can get an image from them, or look at media where pictures of the person have appeared in (magazines or similar) and try to contact the photographers of these to see if they're willing to license a picture under CC --Taktaal (discussione) 21:11, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
Got it, thanks. Thomas Meng (discussione) 00:31, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

"unknown artist"[modifica]

File:Colijn de Coter - The Mourning Mary Magdalene - Google Art Project.jpg gives "artist"="unknown artist". But in The Mourning Mary Magdalene (Q28797630), the artist is given. What's wrong? --Mateus2019 (discussione) 06:44, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

This seems to be a problem with {{Google Art Project}} but I don't know either what's wrong with it. De728631 (discussione) 14:49, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
I think the issue is that https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1108307 doesn't have fields for family name or first name --Taktaal (discussione) 15:03, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Rotation of an Ilka Gedo painting 180 degrees so that it looks OK[modifica]

Dear Sirs or Madams

I wanted to rotate this picture 180 degrees, so that it stands in the righ direction

https://mek.oszk.hu/kiallitas/gedo_ilka/galleries/oilpaintings/images/Gedo_Ilka_059.jpg

The picture is called Domed Rose Garden. However, the dome is turned upside down. I wanted to fix this.

I rotated the original file and saved it under a different file name.

Then I opened the upload wizzard uploaded the picture, and had a look at the file. It turned back to the original state. Whatever I did, I was not able to go on with the upload, as the picture always reverted to its original (WRONG) directionn.

I would very much apprerciate your help

David Biro (discussione) 11:18, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

my biography[modifica]

why can't i have my profile and biography — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Hanold claqueyu (discussione • contributi) 15:47, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

@Hanold claqueyu: Hi, and welcome. We do not host encyclopedia articles, résumés, CVs, current ads, random advice, etc. here on Wikimedia Commons per COM:NOT.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 16:34, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Need to upload an image from my computer[modifica]

I want to upload an image from my computer. Is it possible? Please help me. Thanks — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da ABMmomin (discussione • contributi) 16:30, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

@ABMmomin: Yes, of course, but you need to make sure that the image you want to upload is your own. ~ Ase1estecharge-paritytime 16:37, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
@ABMmomin: Hi, and welcome. Please read COM:L, COM:FS, and COM:SIGN.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 16:42, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Uploading photos[modifica]

In January I (pft45) was able to upload a photo (Grazeley 01) to the "Pillboxes in Berkshire" category. I have since been able to upload another photo (Mortimer 01) to the system, but I am unable to get this onto the category page. Can you help? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Pft45 (discussione • contributi) 17:31, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

@Pft45: Convenience links:
If you want to place File:Mortimer 01.jpg in Category:Pillboxes in Berkshire, then edit the file page for File:Mortimer 01.jpg, and at the bottom write "[[Category:Pillboxes in Berkshire]]". Multiple independent categories are welcome (e.g. something about the date of the photo, or the make of your camera), one to a line at the bottom of the page. - Jmabel ! talk 18:51, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Photo deletion courtesy request[modifica]

Just wondering if anyone has had issues getting photos of themselves taken down. There's a photo from a private event I was at years ago, and I only asked that the cropped version displaying just my face be removed. I got hit with a 5-6 responses ranging from "provide another photo" to "you asked for it". It's descended into silliness at this point. I'm annoyed, and confused. Also feels like a violation.

I get that it may be within the legal parameters to do this, although I'll find out more specifics tomorrow, but if the person whose face is being displayed wants it removed, shouldn't they have some say?

Anyway just wondering if anyone's run into this issue. I'm new to the site and I'm sure I'll hear from some of the users related to the photo in question after I post this. Honestly just looking for a bit of guidance. I'm also going to contact the org that held the event (of which I'm a member), mostly because I'm so frustrated at this point. I imagine that's probably the easiest way. TIA — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Imissdisco (discussione • contributi) 19:10, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

People asked you to contact OTRS on https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/OTRS to actually establish your identity. This is a step that you'd pretty much have to take, otherwise this can't really work because you might really be anybody. But even then this would likely still be difficult. Only very few countries have privacy rights so strict that the subject of a picture can restrict the usage of their picture, and Canada isn't one of them. The organization that made the picture can't really help you either. During the upload they published the image under CC which means they willingly gave up their rights to restrict redistribution. So they can't make a copyright claim or something similar --Taktaal (discussione) 21:08, 28 February 2021 (UTC)
Part of our job is to function as a photostore for an encyclopedia and a newspaper. If you called into the offices of an newspaper or encyclopedia, and demanded they remove your photo from their archives, I don't suspect they would be nearly so friendly.--Prosfilaes (discussione) 23:31, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

Publishing Modified File on 千田良一 (CHIDA, Ryoichi)[modifica]

千田良一 (CHIDA, Ryoichi)

1951年、北海道三笠市に生まれ、高校卒業後、京都の大学で英語を専攻。NHKラジオ英会話講師の松本亨氏に師事。 東京都四谷JACE語学院の英語専任講師。 住友商事機電本部の住商機電貿易で民生機器の北米、欧州、東南アジア地域を担当。海外出張多数。スリー・イン・ワン・ステレオのノックダウン輸出などでミリオンダラー・セールスマンと呼ばれる。 直属の上司のスピンオフに際し、協力を依頼され貿易商社に参入。 その後、独立、株式会社道夢を設立。イタリア共和国フリウリ州の商工会議所と共に日本に初めて同商工会議所の日本リエゾン・オフィスを設立、イタリア産品の輸入に尽力。 ヘッドハントされ愛知産業株式会社に入社。 更にその後のヘッドハントで、現職、ART-HIKARI株式会社、海外事業部部長。

Ryoichi CHIDA was born in 1951 and brought up in Mikasa City, Hokkaido, Japan until graduation from high school. He entered college in Kyoto where he learned English with a particular emphasis on communication, phonetics, translation, and interpretation. To improve his English further, he then studied under Dr. Toru MATSUMOTO who hosted NHK English Conversation programs on the radio. He worked with JACE Language School in Yotsuya, Tokyo as an English instructor. He then joined Sumisho Machinery and Electric Trading Company, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation. He found himself in its consumer electronics section, doing business with overseas companies. He was mainly handling electronic parts, exporting to Canada, the USA, Germany, France, Italy, Taiwan, Indonesia, etc. An example is: He had an inquiry through the Toronto Office of Sumitomo Corporation Canada Incorporated for a project of 3-in-1 stereo sets. By and through marketing and sourcing electronic components, he succeeded in it and made it developed into a million-dollar business.

As his immediate superior left Sumitomo Corporation and started up a trading house, he was strongly requested to help his boss and decided to take part in it. Several years later, he became independent and established his own trading company, “Dome Company, Limited” in Tokyo. He worked to set up the Tokyo Office of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the State of Friuli and was appointed as its representative to promote Italian-made products on the Japanese market. Thirteen years had passed when he got headhunted and he joined Aichi Sangyo Company, Limited. He was then recruited by ART-HIKARI Company, Limited where he takes on his current post as General Manager of Overseas Business Division.

海外との交渉から、輸出入の貿易実務、銀行の外国為替との資金決済業務まで、一連の流れを習得し実践している、世界でも少ない人材の一人。 また、海外との交渉や会議を通じ、同時通訳の技術を自然に身に着け、約800回の通訳を経験。質疑応答を含め2時間を超える英日・日英通訳を一人で行うこともあった。 1990年代には日本政府の内閣政務次官の随行通訳として対米貿易摩擦問題などを解消するミッションなどに同行。 また、ボランティア活動で2010年から法務省関連機関にて各国在日大使館の領事部などとの会議通訳や翻訳を実践。 2011年からは東京工業大学の特任教授や工学博士付きの英語アドバイザーとしても活動。 著書として、「アマゾンのKINDLE」(アマゾン KINDLE 千田良一)にて約40冊の英語関連エッセーや辞書を発刊、各分野から絶賛されている。

He is said to be one of the few human resources in the world who has the know-how and actually practices a series of overseas operations processes from negotiations with foreign suppliers and customers, import and export procedures, and fund settlement operations with foreign exchange departments of banks. He said he had come to naturally acquire the skill of simultaneous interpretation through discussions and negotiations with his counterparts in foreign countries. He has had tasks to perform approximately 800 interpretations. He even did an English-Japanese and Japanese-English interpretation mission that lasted for more than two hours, including a questions-and-answers section. In the 1990s, he accompanied the Japanese government's vice-minister to the United States in order to ease trade friction between Japan and the U.S. Since 2010, as part of volunteer activities, helping the relevant organization of the Ministry of Justice, he has been doing interpretations, as well as translations, at the time of conferences with the consular departments of embassies in Japan. Since 2011, he has also been active as an English adviser to professors and doctors of engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He wrote 39 books that have gained near-universal critical acclaim. His works include 30 essays (written both in English and Japanese) and 9 dictionaries, which are all available on "Amazon Kindle" (Amazon Kindle 千田良一). — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da 千田良一 (discussione • contributi) 22:54, 28 February 2021 (UTC)


Demande pour licence[modifica]

Que dois-je mettre à la rubrique licence pour une photo que j'ai prise Avec mon téléphone ? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Evina Evina Dieudonne Lionel (discussione • contributi) 05:53, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Link to send email from a file page[modifica]

Hi, On some file pages in Commons I noticed contact details so the photographer can be directly informed (without having to do so via a User Talk page) if an identification of an organism is wrong <"Please contact [name and email link] if you think this is a different taxon">. For example, between the Description and Copyright Statement here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alliopsis.silvestris.-.lindsey.jpg This seems a very useful feature. Can somebody please explain to me how such text can be added? Many thanks, SAplants (discussione) 10:11, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

The user apparently created their very own license template, including the mailto link. If you really want your mail address in the open on one of largest web sites in the world, you can add a link like the one in the template. You do not actually need a template for that, you could just add it to the description or above the license: [mailto:address@example.com Your Name]. If you don't mind only logged-in users being able to send you an email, you can add a link like this: Special:EmailUser/SAplants. --rimshottalk 16:36, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
Hi Rimshot, Many thanks for the helpful explanation and suggestions; much appreciated. Regards, SAplants (discussione) 18:51, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Risolto
I think that this question was replied to adequately based on the supplied information. If you have anything to add or a follow-up question please feel free to replace this box with your comment. This section will be archived after two days. SAplants (discussione) 18:51, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Reloading of photos on wiki media[modifica]

Recently I'm sent lots of photos from the past for computer-tagging. Seeing these old photos again is nice, but since I have RAW files, I redeveloped a few of them (with the newest DxO software) and noticed a huge quality difference. Now I would like to renew my old photos and replace the old ones with a highest quality exemplar. The problem that will come up are the GPS coordinates, which are not present in the exif file but have been added manually. How can I reload a photo without loosing that information? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Txllxt TxllxT (discussione • contributi) 10:41, 1 March 2021‎ (UTC)

Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description, even if it looks like that in the upload interface. The description you add just appears in the upload log, so something like redeveloped with newer software or so would be enough. --rimshottalk 16:41, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Looking for "gender gap" image[modifica]

I am looking for the gender gap image that appeared for me as part of the pink box at the top of Category:Gender gap when I first opened it. Unfortunately the category is so big that I hope getting an answer to this question at the help desk will take less time than wading through the category itself. I hope you don't mind me asking this question here. Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (discussione) 15:42, 1 March 2021 (UTC) The box said something bout international womens's day. Ottawahitech (discussione) 15:50, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

You mean this one? https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mind_the_gap_blanc.png --Taktaal (discussione) 21:23, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Someone use my photo. How do I have it deleted properly?[modifica]

Someone has edited photos I have taken and uploaded them under my name. These photos were not supposed to be published like this. Also, the caption is not correct, it was not a photo and press event. This is the link: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elisha_Kriis.jpg

With all the delete options, can I use speedydelete here?

How do I remove my name from the caption, as I did not upload this.

I am happy to write the correct info, and upload a photo that is suitable for publishing. I just registered after I discovered this, and am completely new here. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks, Eric — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Eseavey7 (discussione • contributi) 17:33, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

It is already listed for deletion on https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Elisha_Kriis.jpg . You may want to add your comment on that page confirming that you are the author, haven't uploaded it, and that you would like it deleted. In any case, it'll probably be deleted in a few days after the uploader has been given a chance to explain himself. --Taktaal (discussione) 21:18, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
@Eseavey7: pinging you because Taktaal didn't. I'll copy your comment to Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Elisha_Kriis.jpg. - Jmabel ! talk 21:56, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
Actually this seems really clearcut, and the uploader has had nearly a month to respond. I have deleted File:Elisha Kriis.jpg. @Eseavey7: please see my remark about OTRS at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Elisha Kriis.jpg. - Jmabel ! talk 22:10, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Ngọc Lâm Trần (discussione · contributi)[modifica]

This user and Birthmark On Temple who I suspect to be his sockpuppet, have been constantly uploading misleading photos about his birthmark and some kind of psychology project that he is working on. Some of his photos were marked as possible copyvio by Túrelio. However, he kept reverting the template himself and even replaced it with a Delh template, concluding that the image is kept. Many other photos of are likely to be his own work; however, due to their misleadingness, I don't think they should be allowed on Commons. Please take a look at this account and the contributions (more of a mess) made by him GiaoThongVN (discussione) 20:32, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

@GiaoThongVN: Sounds like you might want to bring this up at COM:ANU. - Jmabel ! talk 22:14, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
@Jmabel: Thanks, I have been looking for it GiaoThongVN (discussione) 22:15, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Uploading a Photo of Myself to my Wiki Bio Page[modifica]

I'm having trouble uploading a jpeg of a photo I own to my Wiki bio page. Not sure why it wont even upload. Any suggestions? — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Ed Polgardy (discussione • contributi) 20:50, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

  • @Ed Polgardy: You are going to have to give us a clue what is going wrong! Are you uploading with Special:UploadWizard or some other tool? What do you do, and then what happens that has you know that the upload has failed? - Jmabel ! talk 22:16, 1 March 2021 (UTC)
  • Also, re: "a photo I own". Owning a copy of a photo does not give you the right to license the photo. I take it that someone else took this photo of you. Have they formally signed over the copyright? If not, then they are the ones who need to provide a license, not you. - Jmabel ! talk 22:18, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

How can uploading the photos in this media[modifica]

How can upload — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da Brightonie (discussione • contributi) 04:25, 2 March 2021 (UTC)

@Brightonie: Hi, and welcome. I am sorry to inform you that you have triggered our filters. They worked as intended. We do not host encyclopedia articles, résumés, CVs, current ads, random advice, etc. here on Wikimedia Commons per COM:NOT. Please see COM:FS to upload.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 04:31, 2 March 2021 (UTC)

Back ground[modifica]

At File:WP Canada Logo-.svg it has a background that is clear per say. How can this be done for File:Red leaf with white cross3.svg.--Moxy (discussione) 08:53, 2 March 2021 (UTC)

@Moxy: File:Red leaf with white cross3.svg currently has a white rectangle covering the whole of the page, behind the symbol. If you remove that, it will become transparent. I don't know what tools you've got for editing SVG files, but in Inkscape it's just a case of clicking the background and then pressing Delete. Or you can edit the text of the file and remove the first <path> element. If you can't work out how to do it with the tools at your disposal, I can easily upload a fixed version. --bjh21 (discussione) 10:58, 2 March 2021 (UTC)

Problems[modifica]

fix it then — Il precedente commento, non firmato, è stato inserito da HosterOfProtection (discussione • contributi) 13:45, 2 March 2021 (UTC)


Some files cannot upload[modifica]

I tried to upload new files on Commons, but some files I can't upload becuase "Key '185war4wz9uw.g5ssiy.1873127.jpg' not found in stash." Is this a technical problem? If yes, please give me a method to fix.--Shwangtianyuan (discussione) 15:30, 2 March 2021 (UTC)