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Image:Xeriscape2.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for pointing out that I'd forgotten the license. Silly me! It's fixed now.
By the way, since I'll bet you use the same message often, I suggest changing this sentence: "Could you please resolve these problems, which are described on the page linked in above?" I think it would be better English with either "the page linked to above" (because you link to a page) or just "the page linked above". —JerryFriedman 00:28, 14 September 2006 (UTC)
Thank you! --Panther 06:29, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:Calocitta_formosa1.jpg[edit]

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Image:Penstemon clutei2.jpg[edit]

Hi, I rotated this image for you. WjBscribe 12:26, 8 June 2007 (UTC)

Nothing special. You can reupload a corrected file to the same name if you make a mistake. So all I did was save the image, rotate it in an image program on my computer (I think most allow you to do that) and then reuploaded it. WjBscribe 14:51, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

Apple Preview[edit]

Hi Jerry,

I think I've found the problem - Apple Preview is indeed not really rotating images. From [1]:

Some of my images don't keep the vertical or orizontal orientation when displayed in Slide Show. Some applications (for example Apple Preview) doesn't really rotate images but, instead they use a virtual rotation to preserve image quality. This mean, that when they apply a rotation, that image is not really modified and Slide Show simply show it as it is. Virtual rotation is an EXIF parameter and you can see it in Slide Show looking at the EXIF info. Please be sure that the images are really rotate using an image editor (for example Photoshop) before to use it in Slide Show.

Probably when you use all mac stuff, it all follows the same as Apple Preview and uses the EXIF info, so it all appears fine, but MediaWiki obviously doesn't.

cheers, pfctdayelise (说什么?) 02:59, 12 June 2007 (UTC)

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Image:Dichosofui_02crop.jpg[edit]

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ID[edit]

Dear Jerry,

did you receive my e-mail that pointed out some ID issues with your African bird photos? JMK 21:10, 22 August 2007 (UTC)

ID[edit]

Added notes to my page. JMK 10:31, 25 August 2007 (UTC)

Sorry to intrude, but i thought you should know... You also added the "misidentified" Bustard pic to the en:Lissotis infobox (when you created that page, it would seem), so you might want to change the description in there. -- Jokes Free4Me 07:07, 28 August 2007 (UTC)

Image:Vanellus armatus 2.jpg at QI[edit]

Depth of fild is a natural thing. The most improtand element of my suggestion is the head is looks unsharp too on this high resolution. This is the main part so it must be enough sharp, may if you use a resize it can be done. --Beyond silence 22.5px 09:17, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Resizing Vanellus armatus[edit]

If you look smaller size it looks more sharp than full view. --Beyond silence 22.5px 08:25, 23 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for identifying all of my photographs. Do you recommend any book for north American birds identification? --Dori - Talk 17:54, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Re: location of curlew photo[edit]

Hello Jerry, thanks for your help. The problem with the curlew photo is that I made this picture in a zoo, so I can`t say where this bird actually comes from. The only thing I can tell you is that it was in an open air part of the Stuttgart zoo in summer. I know that might not be too helpfull. On a identification page on the German wikipedia they wrote that it is most likely a Numenius phaeopus....but they were not really sure. Would you agree with that? --AngMoKio 21:23, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

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TUSC token 6bc0cc240eaa7a398362bdf519ae42be[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Olive Thrush picture[edit]

I noted on your image Image:Turdus olivaceus1.jpg that you hoped someone would upload a better photo. I have just transferred one from Flickr which is quite good: Image:Olive Thrush (Turdus olivaceus) on lawn.jpg. It doesn't show the lighter colouration on the front of the bird (perhaps a case of sexual dimorphism?) though. Richard001 (talk) 00:44, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

Image:Goodyera repens, Herrick Twp.jpg[edit]

I agree with you that this is not G. repens, but I can't seem to be able to differentiate it from G. tesselata, the other native Goodyera orchid in Ontario (giant / checkered). In the meantime, I have changed the info to show that it is G. oblongifolia, which it probably is. Fungus Guy (talk) 22:26, 30 November 2008 (UTC)


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Commons:Deletion requests/Images by Pieter Pelser[edit]

Hi Jerry, some problematic images you noticed back in December are up for deletion. Please see Commons:Deletion requests/Images by Pieter Pelser. Dcoetzee (talk) 07:02, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

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File:Butterfly flower cliche.jpg[edit]

I have changed the identity of the flower in this image. I hope this was OK Uleli (talk) 14:20, 29 June 2012 (UTC)

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