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Copyright help regarding Ana40[edit]

من نمیدونم چجوری عکس مجوز آپلود کنم اگه میشه شما کمک کنید به جای من عکس رو آپلود کنید و بعد در مقاله (آنا دی آرماس) ایجاد کنید؟؟

http://www.kinofilms.ua/images/photos/hq/215970.jpg — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mahla poori (talk • contribs) 14:51, 14 June 2015‎ (UTC)

Adjusting a wonky image[edit]

Hello! I just uploaded File:Battle of Ferozeshah illustration.jpg. It's a nice image, but as you can see it's tilted slightly. Would someone please adjust the image, or point me in the direction of a (preferably free) Mac application that would allow me to fix it myself? Thanks, Howicus (Look at what I found!) (talk) 22:45, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

@Howicus: The Gimp (www.gimp.org) is available for Mac, and of course free. :) I'll de-tilt it for you, tho. Revent (talk) 08:50, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
Just to make it a bit easier to find (their homepage doesn't make it apparent, since it's natively a *nix program) go to http://gimp.lisanet.de/Website/News/News.html and get the build there... it's precompiled, with some nice addons already plugged in. Revent (talk) 09:06, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
@Revent: Thanks for the de-tilt. I'm going to need GIMP though, it's far from the only tilted image from that book :). Howicus (Look at what I found!) (talk) 13:52, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
@Howicus: Just as a note, about editing jpegs in Gimp: when you re-export them make sure that 'use quality settings from original image' is selected, to avoid adding compression artifacts due to recompression as much as possible... even 'increasing' the quality settings will add them (and will not make the image any better, the information was already lost). Revent (talk) 02:46, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

can i upload pics with a licenses by-nc/2.0 ?[edit]

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2a02:908:e628:160:2db0:b692:1f84:eed3 (talk • contribs) 14:43, 28 June 2015‎ (UTC)

No. Commons only hosts free content. Content that you're only allowed to use for non-commercial purposes isn't free. LX (talk, contribs) 14:55, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Photo of building[edit]

Can I upload a photo I took myself of an architeturally significant building built in the 1930 decade? — Preceding unsigned comment added by SartagoSternitSartagineHostes (talk • contribs) 16:02, 29 June 2015‎ (UTC)

It depends on where the building is located. If it was taken in a country with freedom of panorama for buildings, it should be OK. If not, it depends on whether or not the architect's copyright has expired. That in turn also depends on the relevant jurisdiction, and it's usually determined by when the author died and/or when the architectural work was published. LX (talk, contribs) 17:01, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Broken image[edit]

Hello,

I discovered the following image is somehow broken

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carlo_Dolci_-_Madonna_in_Glory_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

it returns 503 when attempting to fetch a scaled version via the API. If I go to the scaled image URL then the message is

Error creating thumbnail: Error code: 137

what is the best way to fix this?

Thanks,

Fred.

I was able to download the file, which opens fine in both Preview and GIMP. When I open it in Photoshop I see a guideline at the level of the bottom of the painting (the tan background covers a frame in the original source, so it might be a leftover from the construction of a mask). Since it would therefore seem to contain application-specific data, possibly in a proprietary format, I’m guessing that might be what’s tripping up the thumbnail generation and so on. (There’s very little metadata AFAICT, but a CS6/Win signature is present.) I’ll try uploading a ‘clean’ version; unfortunately that means re-JPEGing the image, but the resolution is high and I’ll use the maximum quality setting, so the damage should be minimal. Thanks for reporting it. (BTW, please sign your posts by typing four tildes ~~~~ at the end.)—Odysseus1479 (talk) 00:59, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Image without permission[edit]

Unfortunately this image File:George Ewart Evans, Stowmarket.JPG was uploaded without copyright permission. Although it is only a copy of an public exhibition panel, it may need to be removed. Martinevans123 (talk) 17:59, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

It depends on whether this photo was published and when. Ruslik (talk) 19:59, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. I can ask the subject's daughter if she knows. But he was born in 1909 and I'd estimate he was not older than 40-45 in that portrait, so I'd guess no earlier than 1954. The photographer was the artist David Gentleman, Evans' son-in-law. Martinevans123 (talk) 20:54, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Use of images from a global standpoint[edit]

Hello,

I am developing a website based for customers in the United States, the business is owned by a client in the United Kingdom. I am located in the United States.

My question is: are all images on public commons sites available for use on a commercial level regardless of where the business address is located.

Thank you so much for you time to help me understand the rules/laws so that I do not break any.— Preceding unsigned comment added by Jodi Huckaby (talk • contribs)

All images on the Commons can certainly be used for commercial purposes in USA in the country of their origin. In other countries their copyright status may be different, for instance, images that are in public domain in USA and in the country of origin in some cases may not in public domain in other countries. However such situations are rare. So, if you are going to do your business only in USA any images from the Commons are ok. Ruslik (talk) 20:06, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
In theory all images on Commons can be used in the USA. In practice, the fallout over the URAA arguments have left a lot of works that are most likely in copyright in the US that are marked with PD licenses. Moreover, I think it worth noting that many works on Commons are licensed, and the GFDL or CC-BY-SA demand requirements that may not fit his needs, and that we don't have model releases, making use of most pictures of people problematic. (It's certainly something I'm watching in my own potential commercial uses.)--Prosfilaes (talk) 20:49, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

While people here have given comments that are in good faith, and intended to be useful, the 'correct' answer is that the standard disclaimer applies... while volunteers attempt to ensure that all material is legal and meets our rules, we cannot be held responsible for ensuring that, and it is the responsibility of reusers to verify the copyright status of any images that they intend to reuse (especially for commercial purposes). Revent (talk) 01:59, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

Questionable license tag[edit]

On English Wikipedia I would discuss a questionable template at Wikipedia:Templates for discussion. Is there a corresponding forum on Commons? The template I have in mind is Template:PD-EEA. According to the cited legal notice, EEA content may be re-used, but it doesn’t say anything about modification. (I am not even clear that it permits re-distribution.) To my mind this is not even free use, much less public domain. —teb728 t c 00:12, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

AFAIK the only separate XfD process here is for categories; everything else goes to COM:DR. P.S.: It might be from one of my opt-in Gadgets, but I see a “Nominate for deletion” link under “Tools” in the sidebar on the template page; this should handily tag the page, notify its creator, and create the discussion subpage, all from filling in one small form.—Odysseus1479 (talk) 00:40, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. That's really easy. It even know to wrap the banner in a noinclude tag. —teb728 t c 02:54, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Regarding the publication of images depicting National Trust Properties[edit]

The taking of pictures on National Trust Property and publication of said pictures is protected by a UK bylaw (1965). Which infers that such pictures cannot be published (in any format) without the express permission of the National Trust.

See NT claimed photographic access rights via the link below:

http://www.nationaltrustimages.org.uk/photographic-access

In particular: "Images taken at NT properties may not be submitted to photo libraries, agencies or on-line providers or provided directly to image buyers."

I assume that [commons.wikipedia.org] is for all intents and purposes a "photo library" even though it is intended for free and open use.

I have searched on [commons.wikipedia.org] but have not been able to locate a statement from the National Trust that permits the publication of these images or their republication under commons license agreements. I also notice that the majority of these images have been reproduced from Flickr and geograph.org which also do not have specific permission.

I wish to reuse many of these images under the CCL and GNU Free Documentation License agreements on my own website but do not wish to break the access rights stipulated by the National Trust.

Any advice on this matter would be appreciated.

Thanks

Steve

I don't think Commons would have any problems accepting such photos because it falls under non-copyright restrictions. The section from the byelaws is:

Hawking 17. No unauthorised person shall on Trust Property sell or offer or expose for sale any commodity, or article or for the purpose of trade or reward take any photograph.

which to me implies that if you don't receive any payment for the photo yourself then there's no violation. A separate section forbids taking photos inside their buildings without permission. --ghouston (talk) 10:51, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Thank you

I assume this copyright issue is also covered by UK government legislation on the matter of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/section/62 which states that:

62 Representation of certain artistic works on public display.

(1)This section applies to—

(a)buildings, and

(b)sculptures, models for buildings and works of artistic craftsmanship, if permanently situated in a public place or in premises open to the public.

which to me implies that you can still take (and retain copyright of) pictures of the inside the premises as they are open to the public.

Most of the photographs of NT buildings on Commons are covered by freedom of panorama. In theory, the NT could write to Commons or the WMF and ask that other images taken by the public inside their buildings are removed (it's a debatable area of copyright, despite the quote from the copyright act above), however in the light of the fact that where they allow the general public to take photographs in their properties, they appear to neither inform, nor agree contractual conditions on the photographers (such as not posting the images with unrestricted licenses on Flickr, or uploading to Commons), they seem uninterested in enforcing possible arcane rights.
Rather than talking hypothetically, you could try writing to Tim Parker, pointing out that Wikimedia encourages our volunteers to take photographs of their properties as part of the well respected global Wiki Loves Monuments programme, and ask him to confirm this is a good thing and that the NT has no interest in challenging copyright for any Commons photographs taken for the benefit of public knowledge. :-)
Don't forget to publish the letter and any replies on Commons so it clears up any future doubts... -- (talk) 11:53, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
I wrote to the NT, of which I am a member, a couple of years ago. They were quite adamant that taking photos for personal use was fine, but that publishing any photos taken on NT property was strictly not allowed. Thus, all interior photos (of which there are many at Wikipedia) were a contravention of the terms of admittance to that property. When I pointed out there were many already here, the NT copyright office said they would "turn a blind eye to past infringements". What you are supposed to do, they told me, is to request use of an image from the NT official image library. Martinevans123 (talk) 13:21, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
Typical behaviour of public administrations: creating nonsense rules contrary to their mandate, and having to turn a blind eye, as they can't really force anyone to apply them... :( I have seen the same in France. Regards, Yann (talk) 14:44, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
They also told me, however, that they were in a "long-running dispute with Wikipedia" over image use. But they would give no further details and I've never seen any public discussion, or even admission, about this. Martinevans123 (talk) 16:28, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
Good news then. Having a long history of turning a blind eye, and being on the record as saying that, makes it virtually risk free for volunteers to upload their photos. If the NT wanted to take an unpaid Wikimedia volunteer to court for damages, with this background it would be a non starter. Of course we can be nice, if the NT ask then we can have a deletion request and test the evidence in more detail. -- (talk) 23:06, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
It was a "blind eye" only for past infringements. But I have seen frequent transgressions since, all apparently unchallenged. I felt that I could not reasonably upload any and "plead ignorance", having deliberately asked them Martinevans123 (talk) 15:27, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
I guess a lot of National Trust buildings are quite old and would be in the public domain. For such buildings it seems to me that the only issue for unpaid photographers is the banning of taking photographs inside a building. It's not a problem for Commons hosting the files (since Commons didn't take any photos, so hasn't broken the byelaw, and besides that is out of reach in the USA.) However it seems that in theory the National Trust could take a UK photographer to court and have them fined 20 GBP (or whatever the current amount is, if acts of parliament have changed it.) --ghouston (talk) 05:38, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
The best thing would be to ask them about images uploaded from an anon account, and suggest that either they issue public take down notices to set a precedent (it being impossible to sue a ghost) or our advice to volunteers will always be to ignore all NT restrictive statements unless written by a named lawyer, as they both misunderstand copyright and fail to comply with The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015. -- (talk) 15:53, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
I'm not sure that the byelaw gives them any right to make take down requests, especially against a 3rd party that didn't take the original photo. --ghouston (talk) 23:33, 2 July 2015 (UTC)

There is a difference between what is legal for Commons to host, and what is legal for a specific person to upload. We are only required to honor copyrights, as we are not actually (as an 'entity') taking any images... it is the responsibility of an uploader to ensure that they are not violating their local laws or non-copyright restrictions in uploading an image. If you explicitly or implicitly agreed to a non-copyright restriction that would prevent you from uploading an image to Commons then you should not do so, even if it would be legal for us to host it (and even if if would not be deleted once uploaded). That you should not do so is the only response that we can 'responsibly' give. Similarly, if an image is under copyright in your local jurisdiction, you should not upload it even if it would be legal on Commons. Revent (talk) 02:26, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

So uploaders, who can remain anonymous and wholly untraceable, can simply ignore your advice and upload whatever they want. Commons won't get any trouble over it. Or, at least, not until they are challenged by a copyright holder to take an image down. Martinevans123 (talk) 16:46, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
@Martinevans123: Not saying you are incorrect, but we can't 'tell you' that it's ok. :) Revent (talk) 19:38, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

sound problem with a video file, thought we fixed it but nope[edit]

This week, students from Wiki Learning- Tec de Monterrey uploaded a video about contributing files to Commons shown here to the right. Intitally, they (we, Im involved as an advisor) uploaded the files without the soundtrack. I told them to upload a new version of the file, with the soundtrack. Both versions appear on the page, but if you click on the main thumbnail, you get the version with no sound. If I click specifically on the new version, I get the sound. Anyone know how to fix this?Thelmadatter (talk) 22:39, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Transcode status shows errors. It looks like Mediawiki is unable to handle the codecs used. Can you upload the file using something else than OPUS audio codec (Vorbis for example)? MKFI (talk) 06:37, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks User:MKFI. (ping User:VGrigas (WMF)) I asked a student studying sound engineering to see if he could fix the problem and he uploaded a new version of the file. When I clicked on the main thumbnail earlier, the sound worked but it indicates that the file is over 73 hours long! However, just now I tried to play it and all I get is a blank screen. I have to click on the version below (there are now four) to get it to play. No different than before, as far as the ability to play.Thelmadatter (talk) 03:51, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:T-14 Concept Art.jpg[edit]

I would like the file to be deleted from Wikimedia Commons, as I believe I cannot find nor provide adequate information on the author and any copyright claims on the image. I have not declared this as my own work and have cited the author's name and website, but I still think it is my duty to submit this so there are no possible future issues with this image.

Thank you. --77MattCA (talk) 02:50, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

✓ Done Yann (talk) 06:57, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

Rights expired?[edit]

I have a question about the file File:Cover of Muse by Mary Novik.jpg. It asserts that the file is in the public domain but this book released in 2013 and according to the publisher's website, is still available for purchase. I'm not sure if they were referring to the painting used in the book's cover or not, so I just wanted to ask a question about this. I know that typically book covers do not fall under public domain but I don't know if this is different for book covers that use paintings. I was going to use this in the book's article, but I'm going to upload a different file with a non-fair use template (to Wikipedia, not commons) just in case. Tokyogirl79 (talk) 07:15, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

✓ Done Right. At least more information about the painting needed. File tagged. Regards, Yann (talk) 07:18, 3 July 2015 (UTC)
  • I've also asked the author on his main Wikipedia page. I figure that it's usually just safer to upload covers as non fair use as a CYA type of deal. Tokyogirl79 (talk) 07:24, 3 July 2015 (UTC)
(Edit conflict) I find that assertion extremely unlikely: AFAICT the background image is not an old painting but a photo-composite. The copyright page (as previewed at Amazon) says “Cover images: (woman) Malgorzata Maj/Trevillion Images; (Avignon) created from a photograph by Richard Susanto/Shutterstock.com”—so even if the design itself were below the TOO (which I don’t think it is) the included imagery is still presumably copyrighted. I’d have tagged it for speedy deletion as a copyvio, but that might be a little rash … since it‘s been here a year and a half, I don’t suppose another week will hurt.—Odysseus1479 (talk) 07:37, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

D. J. Chesterton[edit]

These images found on Category:D. J. Chesterton are non-notable artworks by an obscure hobbyist artist. Do they have a place on the commons?--KAVEBEAR (talk) 20:31, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

Notability has no role on Commons. Ruslik (talk) 20:48, 3 July 2015 (UTC)
I see a (c) problem. How do we know author = uploader. Found this on the net: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Photo-Art-by-D-J-Chesterton/124918127591821. I think we need permission via OTRS . --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 05:38, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:C aurelie lachant msf gymnasium 2010.jpg[edit]

need help with this file to verify if its OK to post it online

--Hunterama (talk) 05:29, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Probably not. Couldn't find any free license and the photo has a clear (c): © Aurelie Lachant/MSF. --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 05:34, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Uploaded wrong update[edit]

Hello,

I wanted to upload a new version of my file PI2G_1F.jpg in the category:Gendarmerie mobile, made a mistake while renaming the new file and ended up with a wrong update. Now apparently, I can't update again.

Is there a way to cancel my first update and let me correct it again with the right file?

If not. Is there a way to remove both files (warning, I have uploaded another file named PI2G_1FD. Please don't delete that one !)

Thanks in advance and sorry for the trouble.

Sincerely,

Bruno --Domenjod (talk) 22:56, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Convenience links: File:PI2G 1F.jpg, File:PI2G 1FD.jpg. - Jmabel ! talk 23:20, 4 July 2015 (UTC)
I can't think of any reason you shouldn't be able to upload another version. Near the bottom of the page File:PI2G 1F.jpg should be a link "Upload a new version of this file". Are you saying you tried that and it didn't work? - Jmabel ! talk 23:24, 4 July 2015 (UTC)
Hello @Jmabel:. Thanks for your quick answer. I think the reason the link "Upload a new version of this file" didn't appear is I had probably logged-out before trying to upload the new version ! My mistake, sorry. Since, as I mentioned in my first post, I have in the meantime uploaded the final version of the file (and the only version I would like to see online), under the name PI2G_1FD, would it be possible for you to altogether remove both versions of PI2G_1F so that no confusion would be possible in the future? Again, sorry for the mistake and many thanks for your help. Sincerely, Bruno--Domenjod (talk) 11:30, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
I'll do it. In the future, if you want something deleted within a day or so after uploading it, just tag it with {{speedy}} and ask for it as a courtesy deletion for an accidental upload. - Jmabel ! talk 17:11, 5 July 2015 (UTC).
Thank you. --Domenjod (talk) 17:32, 5 July 2015 (UTC)


Help thingy[edit]

I've used this cute little thing Help a few times over the past years thinking that someone would respond. Then I've forgotten all about those issues and nobody ever did, so now I don't know how to retrace my tracks. Should I make a list from now on? Am I being silly? --SergeWoodzing (talk) 14:21, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

If you need some general help, you can ask here. Or we can suggest specific pages for more specialized help, such as for admin or OTRS help, etc. The template named «Template:Help» with the cute image is not a request for help. It is just a template that display that cute image, and since 2012 it links to a redirection, that in turn links to the page «Help:Contents». You would use that template if you wanted to display that image and link to that redirection in a cryptic way. No particular response should be expected to the fact that that image is displayed. You may have been looking for the template «Template:Helpme», which is a request for help and may attract responses. It can be used when a user wants to draw attention to the fact that they need help somewhere, in particular on some little visited page, although it should not be used every time a user participates in a discussion. I guess it can be mostly useful for new users who do not know where to ask a question about a topic. For more experienced users, it may be more efficient to ask the question on an active discussion page dealing with the topic in question or on the Village Pump. -- Asclepias (talk) 15:35, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
I tried to answer the most recent query at Category talk:Ristesson History. --ghouston (talk) 23:04, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

File:Wahlurne (Rogi).tiff[edit]

Kurze Frage: verstößt das gegen Persönlichkeitsrechte? Wenn ja, bitte löschen! Danke, --Rogi (talk) 18:53, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

Zu löschen ist das keinesfalls. Ich würde empfehlen, die Gesichter zu verpixeln // Nope, there's no need to delete the image. However, I'd recommend to pixelize the faces. Greets -- Milad A380 talk? 19:10, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

Deseo publicar varios articulos[edit]

Hola

Deseo contribuir publicando varios artículos de mi especialidad, pero tengo dos problemas.

1- no se acepta subir .doc .rtf. .xps y no sé qué hacer. Mis artículos tienen contenido, imágenes y bibliografía.

2- Intenté publicar uno hace tiempo y lo borraron. No entendí. Al leer el por qué, muy bien podría habérseme enviado un mensaje que dijera que el artículo estaría oculto hasta que reuniera las correcciones que se recomendarían. No entiendo cómo un artículo sobre una canción de Bon Jovi es enciclopédico pero una biografía de una personaje desconocido para la historia de un país se deseche tan pronto.

Agradecido de lo que me puedan responder.

vberrio_lemm@yahoo.es Vladimir Berrío-Lemm — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vberrio lemm (talk • contribs) 22:39, 5 July 2015‎ (UTC)

Category for giant full-head mask[edit]

Giant full-head mask

Can anyone suggest a category appropriate to the full-head mask in this photo? - Jmabel ! talk 17:58, 6 July 2015 (UTC)

Category:Carnival masks?--Ymblanter (talk) 18:17, 6 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, that's probably a good one and I'll add it, though it still doesn't really address the actual type of mask. - Jmabel ! talk 18:23, 6 July 2015 (UTC)