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This user contributes using GIMP.
This user contributes using Inkscape.

This user has been on Wikimedia Commons for
16 years, 9 months and 27 days
This user has uploaded own photos to Commons.

Clem Rutter lives in Rochester, Kent, and English Wiki. Apart from many Fuji digitals camera and a vast back catalogue of jpegs, Clem also uses Inkscape and Gimp. Find out his edit history Counting tools

Clem has a background in politics, computing and education. He has taught in Schools, FE Colleges and Adult Education mainly in the inner city.

The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
Oh this is you Clem. Great work today. Respect. Victuallers (talk) 21:11, 16 July 2020 (UTC)


Start Commonist directly by clicking on this link.

  • The location bookmarklet is


  • Creative commons tags for text and wikipedia

[: CC0]

  • Screenshots

{{free screenshot|license={{Apache}}}}- a screen shot tag

Training booklets[edit]

Category:Wikimedia UK training booklets

Rule book[edit]

Rules of Category naming, and the rules of Gallery naming:

To delete a category

To clean images from a dirty category

To geotag a file

Object location51° 23′ 45.24″ N, 0° 29′ 28.68″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMapinfo

Find a file nearby- look at its geotag (as above)- click on the numbers and then click on Open streetmap - zoom in and click at the target spot- you can pick up the coordinates from the box top left.

  • commons camera location {{location dec|51.3959|0.4913}}
  • commons object location {{object location dec|51.3959|0.4913}}
  • en wikipedia {{Coord|53.494|-2.451|display=inline,title|format=dms|name="Arrowsmiths Mill"}}
  • de wikipedia

To convert a video into copyright acceptable form

  • cd to input file containing directory
  • ls to check
  • ffmeg2theora -o filename inputfilename Manual for options



I am particulalarly happy, to see my images used in commercial publication under a Creative commons CC-BY license. Photos should be attributed to

  • Clem Rutter, Rochester, Kent.

Examples are:

Thames Gateway Parklands Vision, HMSO, ISBN 978409805403
Encyclopedia Britannica online
Fire earth environmental Site