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Hello, everybody! If you'd like to discuss anything with me, please post new topics at the bottom of the page and sign the posts with 4 tildes (the ~ key) in a row. Thanks!

Currently inactive discussions can be found at User talk:Ikan Kekek/archive. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 14:41, 27 December 2016 (UTC)

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Curious[edit]

Just out of curiosity, what does this comment refer to and why it is relevant to voting on that photo? --cart-Talk 13:05, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

Someone somehow impersonated me! Ikan Kekek (talk) 19:02, 21 September 2017 (UTC)
Oh! Face-surprise.svg --cart-Talk 20:04, 21 September 2017 (UTC)
Yeah, it's disturbing. Admittedly, I did come home tipsy last night, but I wasn't unconsciously drunk or anything like that, don't remember reading the crap that was posted in my name and definitely wouldn't have copied it or posted it anywhere. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 20:07, 21 September 2017 (UTC)
No other weird edits under my name on Commons yesterday. I can't imagine what I might have accidentally copied and pasted, if that's what happened. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 22:50, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

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File:Centro histórico de Skagway, Alaska, Estados Unidos, 2017-08-18, DD 41.jpg[edit]

Hi Ikan, I've uploaded a new version of this file. I could do the same with this other one, but that will take pretty long, as I need not just to clone but regenerate content, that's a couple of hours of work. So, if you believe that it's worth it, I'd do it this weekend. Best, Poco2 18:04, 4 October 2017 (UTC)

The updated photo looks beautiful. I think the other one is totally up to you. I don't know if it would have a good shot at FPC: It's quite a striking building, but perhaps some people might object to the building to its left and where it's cropped. It's hard to predict voting at FPC. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 19:33, 4 October 2017 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

Team Barnstar Hires.png The Teamwork Barnstar
I know that this doesn't have a real relevancy but still I've the need to express it. Since you showed up here you have incarnated the desinterested contributor, the fair team player and the tireless contributor. Thank you, Ikan! Poco2 19:49, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
That's very kind of you. I'm glad I come across that way. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 19:52, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
You are welcome :) Poco2 22:25, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

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Model ship[edit]

Hallo Ikan, I don't succeed to answer on the page of VI. Therefore here: The man with the ship in the image with bishop Kleinermeilert was the model maker. He died many years ago. Best regards -- Lothar Spurzem (talk) 09:58, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

Thanks. I thought he would have made the model ship. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 21:49, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

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Hemeroplanes triptolemus[edit]

Thank you for this gift. --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 07:13, 29 October 2017 (UTC)

You're welcome. Happy to make the nomination. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 07:18, 29 October 2017 (UTC)

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Königslutter Kaiserdom[edit]

Many thanks for your nomination. --PtrQs (talk) 01:09, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

My pleasure. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 01:16, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

File:Antwerpen, centraal station oeg7051 IMG 1179 2017-08-27 14.34.jpg[edit]

Many thanks for your comment. You are absolutely right; the center of the photo (see personal note) is too hazy. I have tried to enlarge the contrast and make the photo a bit darker, but I don't see any improvement. Do you have any idea how to make it just a bit sharper? I did not use a tripod, but I could support my camera at the railing. I also doubt if my focus was really perfect. If nothing helps I realize I have to withdraw the nomination. Again, thanks for your comment, I learn by making mistakes --Michielverbeek (talk) 22:39, 20 November 2017 (UTC)

I'm sorry, I'm no expert on photo editing; I only say what I see. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:45, 21 November 2017 (UTC)

This dog knows how to pose[edit]

See File:Barnavis LR.jpg. And he works cheap! PumpkinSky talk 15:08, 23 November 2017 (UTC)

Yeah, that's better. :-)
I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. Ikan Kekek (talk) 06:12, 24 November 2017 (UTC)
I hope you did too. Peace. PumpkinSky talk 11:52, 24 November 2017 (UTC)
I worked yesterday, but I did. Thanks. Ikan Kekek (talk) 15:39, 24 November 2017 (UTC)

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Stitiching error[edit]

Sorry I don't see this, but where is the stiching marks in this photo: File:Neutrino Sculpture, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne 2017-10-28.jpg Thanks. PumpkinSky talk 02:30, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

It's marked. Look at the parallel lines, and you'll see some that are arbitrarily interrupted and don't meet. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 07:17, 3 December 2017 (UTC)
Oh yea. Shame. Otherwise it's a nice photo.
I have another question. On the photo with two flowers currently at QIC CR, you said you think not QI but good for FP. How so? At first thought that sounds backwards. PumpkinSky talk 12:17, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
It's not backwards. In FPC, we consider "wow". In QIC, technical shortcomings override a compelling composition. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 12:56, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
I can see that, but I also think it also comes down to individuals and how they interpret the guidelines; such the FPC I just closed that went 14-7-1. What is WOW or great composition, etc for one person is not so for some other people. Thanks. PumpkinSky talk 13:00, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
Of course. "Wow" is expressly subjective. Elements of a compelling composition get somewhat more agreement but also are often differed on, too. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 13:05, 4 December 2017 (UTC)

Czech Republic map as featured picture candidate[edit]

Hi, Ikan Kekek. Thank you for the comments on the Czech Republic map proposal for featured picture candidate. My main purpose is to improve at maximum the maps' generation and therefore I think your comments are very useful. I just want to understand your idea about the needs for more details. Do you mean that you would like to see also the names of geographical items on it such as mountains, valleys etc.? Or may be you mean something else? I will be happy to have your detailed feedback. Regarding the size, please note that the maps I am generating are in SVG format and as such they can be printed in bigger size than the one they are generated. I can increase the size but the issue is that they may become unreadable when included in the articles as thumbnails. The same issue appears when they are too detailed. That's why I personally prefer to create different maps with the required details instead putting everything in one map. This also the advantage of the electronic format compared to paper. You can see an example of a map I made here and another one with details only about relief here Thank you --Ikonact (talk) 08:45, 12 December 2017 (UTC)

I'm happy to address your question as well as I can. In my opinion, for an optimal map, everything should be clearly labeled - every stream, every mountain, every road and railway line where relevant, etc. And if you could use a digital format that could be enlarged to a very high degree, that would be ideal. Your maps are certainly good, even quite good, but if you want them to be really optimal, I suggest these things. Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:44, 12 December 2017 (UTC)
OK, thanks, understood. I am currently working on another map and may be I can apply your recommendations. So I will make it bigger (around 8 000 x 8 000 px ), add geographical information and road numbers. I do not know if I can provide more information for the railways but I will see. I still need to find a good balance between detailed map and possibility to be readable when included in the article. May be I can withdraw the current nomination and come back once the new map is ready. Thank you --Ikonact (talk) 10:43, 12 December 2017 (UTC)
I wouldn't recommend for you to withdraw the current nomination, which looks like it will be promoted very comfortably. Instead, you should feel free to offer the new map as a substitute when it's ready. One way to provide a balance between labeling and readability is to provide a legend that explains your symbols and consider using different colors or shapes (double lines, striped lines, etc.) for different major highways or railways. Depending on your emphasis, this may not be necessary, but I would definitely suggest labeling every village, every stream and every mountain, and distinguishing in your symbols between superhighways, secondary roads and tertiary roads. Ikan Kekek (talk) 10:49, 12 December 2017 (UTC)

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Your question about my QI nomination[edit]

Hello! Thank you for the QI promotion of File:Ex shell überseering 35 07.jpg! You asked if it has been judged before. Yes it has, but the process was not brought to an end. If you take a look at the archived discussion out of November 2015, you find that there was quite a lot of talk, but it was never formally ended and so the image was neither promoted nor declined. I wanted a formal decision, because this image is one of the Top 100 images from WLM Germany 2015. And of course, because I like some of the images out of this series. ;-) Greetings, --Dirtsc (talk) 09:55, 19 December 2017 (UTC)

Greetings to you. Thanks for the information about the previous discussion. I can understand why it was one of the top 100 images from WLM Germany in 2015. It's a good photo. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:59, 19 December 2017 (UTC)

He posed better this time[edit]

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Hemeroplanes triptolemus in FP[edit]

Thank you for trying, but there is too much subjectivity in this label, which is prestigious but does not have much interest. Only VI deserves the time that one passes there. It is a pleasure to work with you, your interventions are always measured contructive and sincere. Happy Christmas for you and your family. --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 08:37, 24 December 2017 (UTC)

Thank you, and I wish the same to you and your family. I will try to remember to nominate it for QI; I think it will pass QIC without any controversy. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 08:54, 24 December 2017 (UTC)

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and wishing for eternal Peace in world[edit]

Childrens choir - US National Christmas Tree 2012.jpg I truly wish you, your family, and your friends Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and wishing for eternal Peace in world. Have a great holiday season. PumpkinSky talk 15:28, 24 December 2017 (UTC)

Thank you. I wish you the same, and thanks for adding joy to the world with your photography. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 21:05, 24 December 2017 (UTC)

Happy holidays! 2018! ;)[edit]

Christmas decorations 2017 G1.jpg Wreath icon.png * Happy Holidays 2018, Ikan Kekek! *
  • Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!
  • Joyeux Noël ! Bonne année!
  • Frohes Weihnachten! Frohes Neues Jahr!
  • Счастливого Рождества! С Новым годом!
  • ¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo!
  • Щасливого Різдва! З Новим роком!

-- George Chernilevsky talk 18:35, 25 December 2017 (UTC)   

Thank you! I wish you the same. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 00:50, 26 December 2017 (UTC)
And keep photographing those cute animals. :-) Ikan Kekek (talk) 17:48, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

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May your heart and home be filled with all of the joys the season brings. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

. --The Photographer 15:00, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
Thank you. Same to you! Ikan Kekek (talk) 17:47, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
Are you still in frigid Quebec? Ikan Kekek (talk) 17:48, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
Mais oui!, yes I'm living here and Yesterday I felt for the first time a pleasant temperature of -43 degrees Celsius. I am not here on vacation, I am living in this small city, it has been a big change after coming from Sao Paulo, not so much because of the weather but the culture is really different. Also I bought a yamaha p115 to spend my spare time learning to play this instrument. --The Photographer 18:08, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
That's cool (well, both the Yamaha and the weather). I've never been in Quebec except during the summer. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 18:29, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
Please, let me know if you come here some day to invite you to take a café or dinner. --The Photographer 18:49, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
Sure. I'm more likely to visit Montreal, where my girlfriend has friends from her days in graduate school at McGill, but it could happen. Let me know if you have occasion to get down to New York. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 18:55, 28 December 2017 (UTC)
NYC is a nice place to know and it strikes me to visit especially the museums and all these emblematic sites. I'm going to talk to Beria, maybe we can go next year. --The Photographer 19:07, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) FYI there's going to be a Wikipedia Day event in NYC next month. Probably about 100-150 people gathered at the Ace Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Free to attend, with free food and cake. You should both come! In fact, if you'd be interested to participate on a panel, give a lightning talk, etc. we're still doing some last minute planning (but no pressure, of course). Typically a fun event. More information here: en:Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Wikipedia Day 2018. — Rhododendrites talk |  21:26, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

Not likely. I always work on Sundays. Ikan Kekek (talk) 21:34, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

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Thanks again, Ikan, I'm very happy to have this one promoted ! -- Basile Morin (talk) 01:54, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
You're welcome. Me too. Ikan Kekek (talk) 02:43, 13 January 2018 (UTC)

Ely State Theater pic[edit]

Now that I got it to QI, I'll let you nominate it for FP if you still want to (I will definitely support). Daniel Case (talk) 06:10, 12 January 2018 (UTC)

OK. I'll get around to it. Thanks. Ikan Kekek (talk) 08:04, 12 January 2018 (UTC)


Masking error[edit]

The shell photos are composed of 5 single, focus stacked images with an unicoloured (normally black) background. Then I cut out the single pictures (not exactly along the border of the shell but with a black border) and arrange them in one picture. If the background colour of the single picture is not exactly the same colour as the background colour of the composite (e.g. a bit brighter, as in this case, when I adjusted the brightness of some of shell views to an equal level and forgot to darken the black part again), you can see the contour of the cut-out single shell. This I call a masking error (Masking = to cut out the contour of a photographed object). Greetings --Llez (talk) 12:42, 12 January 2018 (UTC)

Understood. Thanks for explaining.
All the best,
Ikan Kekek (talk) 13:03, 12 January 2018 (UTC)

File:Vista de Seattle, Washington, Estados Unidos, 2017-09-02, DD 07-08 HDR.jpg[edit]

Hello Ikan, I saw your comment and uploaded a new version with some denoising in those areas that I believe would need it more, not everywhere. What do you think, is it good to go? Poco2 20:45, 14 January 2018 (UTC)

Thanks for working on it. I'm not sure whether it's good to go or not. It looks good at 300% of full screen on my laptop now, but at full size, it might still be noisier than the other big panorama pics we've been promoting to FP. You might ask someone else for a second opinion. Ikan Kekek (talk) 00:27, 15 January 2018 (UTC)
Ok, thank you, yes, I am asking for a few more opinions here :) Poco2 20:35, 15 January 2018 (UTC)
We shall see, then. Ikan Kekek (talk) 20:49, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

Scope changed[edit]

Hallo Ikan, I should leave a note, that I changed the scope on Commons:Valued image candidates/Hörnum Odde 2017.jpg as proposed by you. Thanks. --Milseburg (talk) 08:35, 21 January 2018 (UTC)

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small dust spots[edit]

Re this: Mindful of how some of my recent noms have turned up dust spots I missed, I have been carefully looking over any new ones for subtler dust spots, and in fact have found a few such. If you look at the file histories, you'll see I uploaded new versions of all three of those images last night.

I'm not faulting you for pointing it out. Just letting you know I'm aware of the issue (especially after you really took me to school on those ones of the cliffs Face-smile.svg). Daniel Case (talk) 18:05, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

I absolutely assume you'd look for them, but I'll let you know when I still see some.
All the best,
Ikan Kekek (talk) 18:32, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

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FPC Passo Sella - Città dei Sassi[edit]

Hallo Ikan, I made a crop of the picture according the suggestions --Llez (talk) 06:26, 10 February 2018 (UTC)

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Shrimp[edit]

Shrimp? - Maybe? I didn't have a better idea, but from that angle the tail looked a little off (or perhaps -- likely -- I just don't often see shrimp outside of a culinary setting, sadly). — Rhododendrites talk |  17:17, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

If it can be clearly established that it's a shrimp, add that to the file description. If not, so be it. Ikan Kekek (talk) 22:42, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

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The Tempest (Giorgione)[edit]

Thank you for your help. Is it correct now ? See : Commons:Valued image candidates/Most valued review candidate list. And : Commons:Valued image candidates/Accademia - La tempesta - Giorgione.jpg and Commons:Valued image candidates. Sincerely. (Ismoon (talk) 10:57, 5 March 2018 (UTC))

More or less. Whatever needs fine-tuning, someone else will help you with that, as I can't be here for most of the day. Ikan Kekek (talk) 11:52, 5 March 2018 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you for being extra kind to me when I was new Sixflashphoto (talk) 21:23, 20 March 2018 (UTC)
Don't mention it. You're a very good photographer and I enjoy viewing your photos. Ikan Kekek (talk) 01:24, 21 March 2018 (UTC)

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Commons:Featured picture candidates/File:Nordkirchen, Naturschutzgebiet Ichterloh -- 2018 -- 2131-7.jpg[edit]

I wasn't sure whether to post the comments at that FP, the other FP, or on talk-FP. It seems that comparing these two images at equal size was a useful exercise. I saw a significant risk that this image would be pixel-peep opposed, because the votes were headed in that direction, rather than accumulating support. And I see it as hugely unfair that simultaneously the other image was actually being praised for being downsized to 3.8MP. Xray was being denied support because he'd uploaded 30MP rather than 3.8MP. I pinged you and the others, because etiquette is that you should tell people that there's a discussion that involves what they've said/done, and not because I wanted to single out any one voter.

The one vote-rationale I did single out was, by quite some margin, the worst and most harmful vote-rationale I've seen on Commons in 2018. It is one thing to not notice the small size, or to notice and judge on balance that the image is so great anyway, but I don't think you or I want Commons FP to be one where "downsizing for the web 3.8MP" is actively and specifically praised and encouraged.

We now have both images at similar full size, and it is clear which photographer is more talented with processing. -- Colin (talk) 08:05, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

Yes it is. But my remarks on that particular nomination by XRay were very high praise. I in fact suggested the nomination in the response thread at QIC and would have nominated it myself if XRay hadn't gotten around to it soon, though you probably didn't know any of that. As for the other image, I didn't realize it had been downsized and simply reacted to what I saw. Considering that no-one had opposed - or indeed has opposed - the nomination in question, I think you seriously overreacted and would have been better placed to simply post your upsized photo in the thread of the other photo. Meanwhile, about that snide remark that I "really do pixel peep the 30MP images to death", when you see an instance of what looks like that to you, comment on it specifically in the relevant thread and see if you can convince me to lift an oppose vote, but don't just flail about making global accusations. Thanks in advance, and good day. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 12:39, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Ikan, I've fixed my comment there to say "Some of these same reviewers". It was rather careless of me to make it appear I was critical of all of the other voters pixel peeping record. Or even most of them. Three votes had commented on the pixel issues, and each time getting a bit stronger, with Donald's neutral vote representing a refusal to support because of pixel issues. Of course we'll never now how it might have developed from there, but I have seen many many nominations build up a collection of negative voting over these pixel issues, and for some it is death. Clearly from the fp-talk discussion ("We have a serious problem"), x-ray is also concerned his images are being unfairly reviewed at 100%. We both know initial impressions count, and not everyone returns to fix up earlier votes. You may be right I posted in the wrong place.
As for "I didn't realize it had been downsized and simply reacted to what I saw" there is a useful script you can add to your User:Ikan Kekek/vector.js
 //
 // Calculate Megapixels on image pages
 //
 function calculateMegapixels() {
  var data = $('.fileInfo').text();
  pixel_filter = /([\d,]+) × ([\d,]+)/;
  if(pixel_filter.test(data)) {
   pixel_filter.exec(data);
   var wt = RegExp.$1, ht = RegExp.$2
     , w = parseFloat( wt.replace(/,/,) )
     , h = parseFloat( ht.replace(/,/,) );
   $('.fileInfo').append( $('').text(' (' + ((w*h)/1e6).toFixed(2) + ' Megapixel)' ) );
  }
 }
 if( wgAction == 'view' && wgNamespaceNumber == 6 ) $j(document).ready(calculateMegapixels);
This adds e.g. "(30.08 Megapixel)" to the dimensions on the file description page. I wish there was a way to add it to the FP nomination page. I think you are one of the more thoughtful and considerate reviewers, and open to reconsidering your votes. I didn't mean to drag you into the pixel-peeing criticism. -- Colin (talk) 13:40, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, Colin, that's nice of you. And of course I get your point. I'm not sure I understand how to add this script to a redlink, though. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 18:09, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
If you click on the redlink, there should be text in blue saying "create this page". Click on that and then insert the above text into the box. Publish. You may need to use Ctrl-F5 to refresh any already-opened pages. -- Colin (talk) 18:20, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

I'd be interested in your views on User:Colin/ShortestSide. Not planning to propose any time soon, though. -- Colin (talk) 18:49, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

It's logically argued. I don't think I'd express an opinion about it in a discussion, but I'd be happy to accept any consensus. -- Ikan Kekek (talk) 21:58, 9 May 2018 (UTC)