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Image:Bathystethus cultratus (Grey knifefish).gif & other[edit]

Hi Graham,

I noticed you just uploaded this image. Unfortunately the Commons can only host images that are free to use for any purpose, including modifications and commercial use. So educational-use only is not OK. See COM:L#Acceptable_licenses. So these images will have to be deleted. If you intend to use them in en.wp, they can be uploaded there under the fair use rationale. Thanks, pfctdayelise (translate?) 08:10, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

Hello,
The two important rights that must be allowed are: commercial use, and derivative works (can modify the work). Two 'concessions' are allowed: require all use to fully acknowledge the author ("attribution"), and require any modified works to have the same (free) license ("sharealike"). An ideal license to use for this is the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) license. You can read the full terms here (and I strongly recommend passing this page onto the author): http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses
Note that the CC licenses that have NC ("non commercial") or ND ("no derivatives") are not allowed here.
So if the author agrees to use this license, then you should tag them like this under the "licensing" section: {{CC-BY-SA}}.
Otherwise if they just agree to the conditions I mentioned, but no specific license, you can tag them {{Copyrighted free use}}.
If you are uploading a lot of pictures, it might be a good idea to create a page somewhere with a copy of the explanation (e.g. copy & paste their email agreeing, or just explain how they agree to use this license), and link to that from each image. For example, you could put them all in Category:Pictures by Tony Ayling (it doesn't exist yet, but it will soon), then put the explanation on the category talk page.
As for similar images uploaded by others, I can only say that the Commons is run by volunteers and at the moment we don't have enough volunteers to police everything effectively. If you can give me a link to the problematic image or user, I will certainly check it out.
Thanks for your cooperation, pfctdayelise (translate?) 08:51, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

Categories[edit]

(BTW, when you respond to my messages, you don't have to copy my whole message onto my talk page! I still remember what I wrote and if I forgot, I can always come here and check again. :))

OK basically for categories, all images should be added to categories. You can add an image to a category by editing the image description page and adding something like this:

[[Category:Fish]]

(but there might be more specific subcategories that it would be more helpful to use instead...)

Categories are necessary so that other people will be able to find your images in the future, and they don't just get 'lost' because there's no way of identifying them. So most categories should describe the contents, but it is also OK to create a category to group together works that are all by the same person. Many people who upload their own photos do this - e.g. I created Category:Pictures by pfctdayelise.

I also created Category:Photographs by Samuel Bala, after I convinced the photographer (Bala) to release his images under a free license. So if you click on that link, at the top you'll see tabs that say "category" and "discussion". If you click on the "discussion" tab, then you'll see a copy of the emails that I exchanged with Bala. So this is what I meant by using the 'category talk page'. (talk==discussion)

You can call the category whatever you want. So maybe to each of these fish images you want to add

[[Category:Images by Dr Tony Ayling]]

or just Dr Ayling, whatever you want. So this is all just in the Commons, not Wikipedia.

I won't delete the old images just yet until you find out if he agrees or not. Either way, let me know, and if he agrees I will help you set up the category, or if he doesn't I will delete all the images.

Cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 23:45, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

Nearly there :)[edit]

Hey! OK, now you can see that I set up this template: User:GrahamBould/Template:By Dr Tony Ayling. You can see how it works on this image: Image:Bathystethus cultratus (Grey knifefish).gif. Note that using the template automatically puts the image into the two categories (listed at the bottom of the page). Nifty, huh? I'll wait until you put up the specifics (like, which license/conditions he has agreed to) before using it widely.

Also, it would be good if we could at the same time put these images into species categories. I'm not sure how deep Commons species levels usually run (e.g. to Order, Genus, whatever... I really know nothing about it), so I asked someone about it and hopefully he'll get back to me soon. Then when we add this template we can at the same time add a good species category. It will just some time editing.

So this is where the category itself is set up: Category:Drawings by Dr Tony Ayling

and this is where you should put a copy of the permissions: talk page

We'll be on the way soon! cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 13:12, 29 March 2006 (UTC)

Great! Thanks. Now the template can be applied to all images you've uploaded so far, and any more that you upload. You just need to type on the image description page,
{{User:GrahamBould/Template:By Dr Tony Ayling}}
and that template will be automatically copied directly onto each image description page.
Also, please put the pictures in accurate species categories if you can. I don't know how familiar with species information you are, but you can generally find it on WP e.g. w:Grey knifefish. Images should usually go on 'family' categories, so this fish would go in Category:Kyphosidae. It would be a huge help if you were able to do this, makes it much easier to find and access the right image. So to add a category, when you edit the desciription page (or in the 'summary' field when you upload a new image), just add a line saying
[[Category:Kyphosidae]]
or whatever appropriate category. Does that make sense? Let me know if it's not clear.
Cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 23:32, 29 March 2006 (UTC)
Great work! I just created a few categories that were still "red links", so it's all perfect now! pfctdayelise (translate?) 09:13, 30 March 2006 (UTC)

Re: Copyright advice[edit]

Hi Graham,

It is a little bit hard to respond without knowing the specifics. the photos are those given to the company over the years by diving clients. --By "given", do you mean diving clients transferred their copyright to the company? If so, then the company's permission is fine. But probably you mean they gave a copy of a photo to the company, right? In that case, the original photographers still retain copyright, and the company has no legal status to say how they can be used.

Also what kind of permission did you ask for? I think from our last exchange you are aware that asking for permission to use something "on Wikipedia" is not strong enough.

Would you mind forwarding me the email exchange? You can email me through this page. I can have a look and tell you what I think. Mind you, I'm no legal expert, just familiar with the rules here (which tend to be conservative in cases of doubt).

(BTW - you should make a userpage! You can put up some of your favourite images, or write about what your interests here are.)

cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 08:40, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

Hi again,
I'm still thinking on those diving images. Firstly one issue is that
it's not good enough to just get permission to use on Wikipedia. I recommend that you ask permission holders to fill out something like the template email at Commons:Email templates. Insert the correct name of the work(s) and either get them to choose a license or choose one for them - again I recommend Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA). The latest version of this license is v2.5.
As some photos (hopefully the majority) have been taken by staff, the company would have ownership, wouldn't they? Probably that depends on the agreement between the staff and the owners. If the staff were commissioned to take such photos by the owners, as part of their jobs, then it is more likely the owners hold the copyrights. If the staff just chose to take such photos and happened to donate them to the owners (which is the impression I got by the email), then likely the copyrights stay with the photographers.
They are not terribly great pictures, BTW, I mean they're quite small! Are you sure we can't find some bigger ones available elsewhere?
For the second case, firstly I don't know which image you're talking about. If it's already uploaded, please give me a link to the image description page. You can link to an image by typing [[:Image:Example.jpg]] (note the extra ":" at the start - that stops the image from actually showing up, and makes it just a link).
At any rate, there's a possibility the works might be public domain. It depends on the laws of the country of origin (England, right?). Copies of works have the same copyright status as originals, because they have no creativity, so there's no basis for extending the copyright.
How did you find out about these works? Are they already available somewhere? I need a bit more info!
cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 04:24, 4 April 2006 (UTC)
OK, for the second one, after reading this website, I'm convinced that Hubert Scott-Paine would indeed be the primary copyright holder because it was a commissioned work. So we don't have to worry about who actually created it. This is good. Now in 1996 the UK extended its copyright laws to conform with the EEA (an EU thing I think). All works that were still in copyright on 31 December 1995, and this includes works where copyright was about to expire, had copyright extended where the new rules on copyright terms gave a longer term. I think the old law was 50 years after publication. So if the work was first published before 1945, I think it is still public domain. If it was published after 1945, it won't be public domain until 2024. If you think it was first published before 1945, let me know and I will get someone else to confirm my understanding. cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 04:49, 4 April 2006 (UTC)
At any rate... if it was published after 1945 or you can't find out the original pulication year, if you can get his estate to license the works under a free license (as described previously), then that's fine too. But if it's public domain that means its copyright has expired, and you don't have to get any permission. Does it make sense? I'm not sure myself :) pfctdayelise (translate?) 04:49, 4 April 2006 (UTC)
Are you talking about Image:Miss Britain III before Harmsworth 1933500.jpg and Image:Hubert Scott-Paine with Miss Britain III at Nat Maritime Museum500.jpg? Because they look like photographs to me, not paintings...
In these cases, could you please tell me what 'licence' or statement I should add while uploading the file? You should do a similar thing to what we did with the fish drawings. Set up the category, make a template, put a copy of the permissions somewhere so people can check, and put a tag for whatever license the people actually agreed to.
BTW when you respond on my talk page, you don't need to move your sections to the bottom of the page. I will still get 'new messages' notifications if you edit them in the middle of the page, so don't worry, I'll still notice you changed it! pfctdayelise (translate?) 23:17, 4 April 2006 (UTC)
What you said sounds about right but where did you read it?? And where is the image?? Please link to it because I can't find it from the name you give. Make a link like this: [[:Image:Example.jpg]] --pfctdayelise (translate?) 08:00, 5 April 2006 (UTC)
Reproductions of this painting are in public use - only last weekend I saw one on public display during a historic power boat display near Portsmouth, Hampshire. That's no indication at all that it's public domain. Likely they paid for their copy. At any rate, I think you're right, it's PD. There's no tag for that on Wikipedia yet (it would be {{PD-UK}}). But check out this super useful chart (PDF file). Woo hoo! pfctdayelise (translate?) 11:23, 5 April 2006 (UTC)
Will it be created anytime soon? Probably as soon as I can figure out a way to neatly summarise that information - which is pretty hard to do. Would the monitors accept an unwritten tag? The monitors, I AM one of the monitors! :P Having a decent reason is much more important than having a pretty template. Just explain the reasoning we've gone through, and say something like "This would be PD-UK but no template exists yet". I suppose I should then delete the WikiPedia copy, don't want duplicates do we? Mm, Wikipedia is a bit strange about deleting stuff that has gone to the Commons. The easiest thing to do is tag the image {{NowCommons|New image name}}, or if you upload it here with the same name, {{NowCommonsThis}}. pfctdayelise (translate?) 23:20, 5 April 2006 (UTC)
No problem. I'm glad it's resolved now, though :) pfctdayelise (translate?) 10:25, 6 April 2006 (UTC)

Re: file deletion[edit]

Only administrators can delete files. To let them know you want it deleted, you should tag it like this:

{{speedydelete}} Uploaded twice, other image at [[:Image:Suezichthys arquatus (Rainbow slender wrasse).gif]] --~~~~

Or otherwise, you can just ask an admin. I deleted it. :) cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 04:00, 10 April 2006 (UTC)

Re: Photographer Category[edit]

Wow, that's great, nice work!! Your initiative in contacting creators is really impressive!

Firstly, for attribution. You can either ask him to agree to a specific license (recommended - I would say {{CC-BY-2.5}}, which is the latest version of that license, it's called Creative Commons Attribution), or no specific license then use {{Attribution}}. If you ask him to agree to CC-BY-2.5, be sure to give him a link to the full license and its summary (here) to he understands exactly and explicitly what he's agreeing to.

But could you suggest a wording & template for the copyright please - the photographer's name is Ian Skipworth, but is this something I can myself?

Sure. I would again just copy the basic outline of the one for Tony Ayling. And put the email on the category talk page, same as last time. I think it worked well. At Commons:Email templates, there's a box where you can send him that text (of course fill in the specifics, like his name and the license name), and ask him to email it back to you agreeing to it). That's probably the easiest and the best way to go about it.

Once you've got his agreement sorted out, just upload one file and we can work on the template then, before you upload the rest.

cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 02:50, 12 April 2006 (UTC)

That's pretty easy - just say "works". They must be grouped together somehow - all in some publication, or all on a website section together? - so instead of linking to each work just explain how they are grouped. pfctdayelise (translate?) 02:13, 13 April 2006 (UTC)
Wow, public domain! Nice work.
In this case, it's easy - we already have a template. On each image you just need to put {{PD-author|Ian Skipworth}}. You might also want to put a line like, "A copy of the relevant permissions is available here: [[:Category talk:Photographs by Ian Skipworth]]." (If you copy and paste this line directly, it will "automagically" produce a link.) pfctdayelise (translate?) 12:17, 18 April 2006 (UTC)
Hi Graham, just a reminder... because in this case you're using a generic template, you will need to manually write in this line: [[Category:Photographs by Ian Skipworth]]. Also when you write a category for an image, you should put [ square brackets ] not { curly brackets }. Cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 01:58, 22 April 2006 (UTC)

Re: New Category[edit]

It's a wiki, you can do whatever you want! (Well, almost.) Go ahead. Be sure to put it in Category:User galleries. cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 01:40, 2 May 2006 (UTC)

Re: Preferences[edit]

Administrators can't change your preferences, only you can. I'm not sure what you mean? If you haven't changed your Commons 'skin', it won't have automatically changed. If you have changed it, you can change it back at Special:Preferences under "skin" (default is Monobook). pfctdayelise (translate?) 09:15, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

You hope I can help improve it? I have to say, I have better things to do! :P The current site CSS etc are really geared towards Monobook though, I realise that. Cologne Blue is quite nice, although I'm not game to try it out here. :) pfctdayelise (translate?) 09:52, 4 May 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, I misunderstood you. I don't know how to change it back, and I'm rather afraid to test it out myself. I created a bug report: http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5825
If you could comment on that report and post your operating system, browser, etc, that would probably help a lot. Also copy any error messages you get. Or if you post the details on my talk page I'll post them for you. pfctdayelise (translate?) 10:20, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

Stuck skin[edit]

We've been advised on the bug tracker that you're stuck with the Chick skin and unable to switch back.

Visit //commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Preferences&useskin=monobook in order to change this back; once the page has loaded, you'll be viewing the preferences with the skin overridden, allowing you to select something other than Chick. It seems there is some sort of weird issue with it, which I expect will be looked at soon enough.

Cheers, Rob Church (talk) 10:22, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

COM:FPC[edit]

Hey Graham, Resolution does tend to be an important requirement for many FPC regular voters, although to me personally it is not important. We do prefer if you upload your images at the highest res available, because of automatic thumbnailing it doesn't affect people reading articles, and if they do want a hi-res version to print, it's nice to have available. You can upload the original higher res over the top of the old image (on the image page at the bottom there's a link to do this).

I suggest you have a look at the existing featured pictures, to see what has made it. It is also instructive to vote on the candidates for a while, you will start to get a feel for what standards are expected. There are archives of failed and successful nominations too.

There are no real strict guidelines, but in general people are looking for something technically outstanding and/or rare. Regular criticism include resolution, colour balance, composition, focus/sharpness/DOF, uninteresting subject. If this wall is interesting for some reason, I would write a note to briefly explain why.

Does that help? cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 06:54, 12 May 2006 (UTC)

The "bad news" notice should only appear on pages that are actually external tools, like Gallery, CatScan, etc. (The tabs at the top of user pages, 'gallery' 'orphan' 'untagged', all link to external tools). These tools are user-written and are not part of the MediaWiki package which is what powers Wikipedia and the Commons. Because they do things that are quite computationally intensive, they run on the toolserver, which has backup copies, instead of the "live" Wikipedias. The "bad news" is about problems that have happened with the backup copies. pfctdayelise (translate?) 00:00, 13 May 2006 (UTC)


Muriwai Beach[edit]

Thanks for your comments, I have some more that you are welcome to, yes the black sand is hot, but not in late April. you cam email me at paul.moss@astronomy.net.nz [1] if you want some of the others.Mozasaur 03:05, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

Re: picture not appearing[edit]

It's w:Hochstetters frog, right? Is it OK now? The picture works fine for me... pfctdayelise (translate?) 23:27, 25 May 2006 (UTC)


rotate on this[edit]

There is an image in Category:Images requiring rotation and I see nothing wrong with it, Is it reversed maybe? WayneRay 17:18, 24 June 2006 (UTC)WayneRay

Re: Speedy Delete? no[edit]

Hi,

It got the speedy delete tag because you tagged it as "book cover". On en.wp this is a "fair use" tag and we make it a speedy delete tag here so it's clear that fair use is not allowed.

When asking for permission, it is best to use something adapted from Commons:Email templates. The permission you have at the moment, I feel is probably not "strong enough". I suggest you upload the image locally to English Wikipedia (w:Special:Upload) and tagging it there as {{book cover}} will be fine). BTW information like which country it was published in would be handy, too.

cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 07:19, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Image:Miss Britain III before Harmsworth 1933500.jpg[edit]

Hi Graham.

I have adjusted and cleaned up the above image and just thought I'd let you know. If you particularly DIDN'T want it editing for some reason then just revert it to the original. Regards, Ian Dunster 19:20, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

Hi again Graham.
The image is getting flagged in that way because it doesn't have an image-tag showing what the exact copyright situation is. According to the information you supplied the picture was 'commissioned' by HS-P, which means that the photographer may well still own the copyright rather than HS-P himself, and only the actual copyright owner may give permission for it to be used on Commons. Actually, if the picture was taken in 1933 then the copyright should run out in 2 years anyway, so it would probably be OK in 2008!
We should still be able to use the image now under the US 'fair use' law however, but only on the English language Wikipedia, as the servers for this Wiki are based in Florida - the servers for the other-language Wikipedias are based in various countries and different copyright laws apply to them. If the image is re-uploaded to the English Wikipedia then it can be tagged under fair use and should be OK.
If you would like help with this then let me know. Regards, Ian Dunster 09:25, 9 September 2006 (UTC)
Don't know where I got the '75-years' from - LOL! - I've added a 'pd-old' tag and it shoud be OK now. Someone else has just added a tag to the other HS-P image of yours so that should be OK too - I'll see if I can improve it a bit later. Oh, BTW, you uploaded both images to Wikipedia Commons. Regards, Ian Dunster 20:08, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

Re: uploaded pictures refuse to display[edit]

Hi Graham,

It's just the software is slow to update the thumbnail, sometimes. I did ctrl + refresh on them and 3 turned around straight away. One was a bit resistant, so in cases like this, this is what to do:

  • click 'edit' on the page.
  • in the URL, change the end of it from 'action=edit' to 'action=purge' and press Enter.
  • do ctrl + refresh on this special URL. Eventually, the new image will come through.

cheers, pfctdayelise (说什么?) 01:55, 18 September 2006 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Maungatautari's_Release.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Maungatautari's_Release.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. Rüdiger Wölk 11:21, 25 January 2007 (UTC)

Restroded. But you should add any license tag to this image. Without - there is the danger that it could be deleted again. -- Rüdiger Wölk 04:08, 12 February 2007 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Maungatautari's_Release.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Maungatautari's_Release.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. Menasim 14:31, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

I reverted this. pfctdayelise (说什么?) 23:50, 14 March 2007 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Carton_de_Wiart.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Carton_de_Wiart.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. MesserWoland COM PL 20:20, 7 April 2007 (UTC)

NZ-PD[edit]

Hello. Did you see that I created Template:PD-NZ-50-years to complete Commons:Stamps/Public domain ? Please watch if I don't make any mistakes. Sebjarod 13:21, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Somniosus microcephalus[edit]

You seem to have uploaded the Image:Somniosus_microcephalus_(Greenland_shark).gif, now in Category:Somniosus microcephalus, taken from Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand. The given identity is suspect both by the looks of the fish and since the species does not occur in New Zealand. Could this be checked and corrected? -- .g 3 March 2008

Hi Graham,

Just wanted to mention that your photo labelled 'Fuschia excorticata flower' is not this but rather a flower of the Puriri (Vitex lucens). I tried changing this but don't know where to change the title of the image.

Regards, Otto Hyink

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, GrahamBould!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 14:13, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Template:By Dr Tony Ayling[edit]

Hi, I have put the "Drawings by Dr Tony Ayling" category in Category:Fish drawings. You can thus remove the double-categorization from the template. Dysmorodrepanis (talk) 11:36, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Hmm, I think I have gotten the hang of it. Have outcommented the relevant part of template as trial. If you think it should be reverted, please drop me a line before, OK? ("Category:Fish drawings" is very full of Ayling drawings, and as there are several subcats now there should not be more than 200 files in the main cat). Dysmorodrepanis (talk) 23:45, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

A snail[edit]

Hello Graham, do you know hat species it this? http://www.flickr.com/photos/timothymnz/3684053354/ Thank you and have a nice day. --Snek01 (talk) 23:41, 30 November 2009 (UTC)

Graham- I've found your photo of the pleached fruit tree and would really like to use it in a book I am working on on creative topiary, to be published by Timber Press. I don't have a image budget and can't afford to pay you, but would give you full credit and a copy of the book. It would be great if I could use it! Hope you have a great 2010. jake