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Commons:Featured pictures/People[edit]

Hi Jee, I created sections for this gallery, one of them "people at work" is inspired by what you created on flickr. I leave you the honor, if you wish, to place the images you find relevant. If you have other ideas for new sections, please. -- Christian Ferrer 07:26, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Christian; "People at/love works" is always a favorite theme for me. Due to COM:IDENT issues it is difficult to get many such works here as consent is difficult for candid shots. I appreciate you created such a gallery, and no need of any credit mentioned. Thanks, Jee 08:20, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
About what credit are you talking about? -- Christian Ferrer 08:24, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
It may be a language problem by me while reading "I leave you the honor". Forget it. :) Jee 08:27, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Oh, in French, when we say "I leave you the honor", it means "if you take pleasure with such images, I let you have a pleasant time to sort and weary place in the corresponding sections, if you wish it of course". :). I add that I think this is already an opportunity and a self honor to participate in a project like Commons... -- Christian Ferrer 08:41, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Psst...[edit]

Hello Jee. I don't know if you've ever been asked about this before, but have you ever considered becoming an administrator? I'm sure you are aware of the acute shortage of active admins and I think you would be an excellent admin. Cheers. Green Giant (talk) 18:14, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi Green Giant, thanks for considering me. Yes; it was asked by several people. I believe I can maintain neutrality even if I've strong opinions in many matters. But unfortunately I run into disputes recently and it made me very stressful. So I decided to stay away from maintenance jobs and resigned my OTRS volunteer-ship too. I'm sure I will not reconsider them for one year; at least. Thanks again. Jee 01:13, 25 May 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for the reply. I will try to ask you again in 2016 then :) If you know of any possible candidates for adminship, please let me know. Green Giant (talk) 15:05, 25 May 2015 (UTC)
Green Giant: I'll try. BTW, I think Crisco 1492 is a good candidate if he has some time to spare with Commons. He is an EN admin, having good knowledge about copyrights. @Crisco 1492: Are you interested? Jee 01:44, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Don't think I'd have the time to do the tools justice. I'm starting my doctorate this September, which is sure to take up a lot of time. — Chris Woodrich (talk) 05:16, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Wow! Congratulations, and best wishes! Jee 05:22, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Congratulations :) What's your subject? If you do change your mind, let me know. Green Giant (talk) 09:55, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
  • The adaptation of novels to film in Indonesia, from the first such adaptation (Eulis Atjih, 1927) to 2014. So, in essence, a history of a social practice that bridges two different media. — Chris Woodrich (talk) 10:49, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Bureaucrat[edit]

Thank you for your positive vote at Commons:Bureaucrats/Requests/Jameslwoodward. I will do my best to live up the trust you have put in me. .     Jim . . . . (Jameslwoodward) (talk to me) 20:45, 3 June 2015 (UTC)

Yes; we've much trust in the crat team; and hope "together you can make a difference". Best wishes! Jee 01:18, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

You've got e-mail[edit]

I sent you an e-mail yesterday. Please kindly respond at your earliest convenience :-) odder (talk) 21:39, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

Hi odder, I just back now. Replied. Thanks. Jee 16:57, 16 June 2015 (UTC)

Comment by Revent[edit]

Regarding this ping. Sorry, I know you were not arguing, but to be fair I must include you as well Revent (talk) 03:09, 22 June 2015 (UTC)

Noted and commented. Please be careful as a new admin here. You need a lot to learn and get experienced. But I appreciate it. Jee 03:11, 22 June 2015 (UTC)

Category:Featured pictures by city[edit]

Hello. We have categories dedicated to featured pictures for any city on Earth, big or small, that has at least 7 FPs on Commons. Except for the place you are. That's because I am still not sure whether the new category should be named Category:Featured pictures of Kadavoor or Category:Featured pictures of Kothamangalam... or whatever else! I'd like to pick the municipal level, not a district within a city nor, on the opposite hand, a metropolitan area made of multiple cities. Which name should be picked then? Thierry Caro (talk) 12:48, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

I guess I'll take Category:Featured pictures of Kothamangalam. Thank you. Thierry Caro (talk) 13:22, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Lestes elatus[edit]

Hi, I was recently in France and took this picture and I was able to recognize this Lestes (I hope you agree) thanks to your picture I reviewed on QIC. I hope you don't dislike it if I copied your English description. Thanks again for your help with the succulent plant, I wonder if you recognize also these . Cheers --Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 18:41, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Wolfgang Moroder. It is very difficult to find species level identifications of subjects from places I'm not familiar. You can try at science projects in your local wiki like de-wiki if you can't edit at en-wiki. Another option is to post at FB groups. Jee 01:28, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks Jee. --Wolfgang Moroder (talk) 04:45, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

Assessments template[edit]

Hi, I'd be happy to answer any specific point about that old discussion that is of concern to you. When it comes to using admin tools, disregarding/ignoring consensus is not an option. -- とある白い猫 ちぃ? 15:43, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

File:Leptotarsus of Kadavoor.jpg[edit]

Hi Jee, I've just noticed your question for identification. Do you know the Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World? Using the advanced search should show all (described) species in your country. And you should try to contact Pjotr Oosterbroek per mail (for address see http://ccw.naturalis.nl/manual.php), I think he will be interested to use your photo in his catalogue. Greetings from Germany, --Pristurus (talk) 22:17, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Pristurus for this valuable info. I'll refer it and try to contact him. Greeting from India! Jee 01:15, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
Fine, a new species, congratulations! --Pristurus (talk) 22:16, 14 August 2015 (UTC)
Yes, Pristurus! It is confirmed (the female too) late night yesterday. I was going to share this good news to you. And you found it before! Thanks; the lead you had given is very helpful. He was very generous to look all images and compare them with the specimen in museum. Thanks again. Jee 01:25, 15 August 2015 (UTC)
Well, now you should try to catch some individuals and describe (together with him) the new species in a scientific paper. Congratulations again, --Pristurus (talk) 10:41, 15 August 2015 (UTC)

Odoanata[edit]

Sorry I let myself be trapped Smile --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 08:20, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

@Archaeodontosaurus: No worries! :) Jee 08:21, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Naming[edit]

I see from the above QIs that you are using "of", "on", "in", "by", "around" to distinguish various photos of the same (or similar) subject. I think it would be better if you simply used a numbering system. A date can also help, should you take other photographs of the same species at a later time (if you do use a date, then either spell the month (or abbreviate) or use the 2015-07-21 format, since the 4/3/2015 format is ambiguous between UK and US speakers).

In English, "in" and "around" mean very different things (the latter implying that the subject was near to but not actually in Kadavoor). And "of" implies belonging which could cause confusion with regard to native vs non-native or occasional species. We might use "by" with a location such as a lake or river, but not really for a village. Better to stick with "in" and be consistent. We humans like patterns and when there's an irregularity then we look for a reason why -- and there doesn't appear to be a reason here other than to come up with unique names. -- Colin (talk) 07:06, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

  • Thanks, Colin. I understand what you meant. I too think "in" is best; remember a discussion on fpc talk about "Featured pictures of <place> and Diliff suggested "in" more meaningful than "of".
  • I too used 1, 2, 3.. earlier; but don't like it when used as a "title" in Media Viewer or anywhere else. Date will not help me as I usually end up a series of shots in same day. May be including time (hr:minute) may helps. Now, I'm getting out of stock for words; at, in, of, on, by, around, from... :) Jee 07:36, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
I didn't think the date would be unique enough, but thought it may help distinguish the photo you took this summer compared to next summer? Something like File:Elymnias caudata - Kadavoor - 2015-07-10 - 1.jpg? Three sections: subject - date - sequence. It is a shame if the filename is used as a title for some purposes, when it's real purpose is to be a unique and useful identifier. When I open an image with Media viewer, it shows the long description, not the filename. You can also use the Title and Description fields in the EXIF (these are displayed in MediaWiki Metadata table as Short title and Image title respectively). -- Colin (talk) 11:35, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
Glad to see Media Viewer removed the "file name as title" concept. I disabled it in Commons; so didn't notice new updates. I like the new example by you. Jee 11:40, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
When I first saw your photographs on Commons with "by kadavoor" in the filename, I though "kadavoor" was your surname and you were proudly ensuring your name was prominent! :-) -- Colin (talk) 13:11, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

Autumm leaf butterfly[edit]

Hi there. You were telling me how to compose my pictures better. We all have different ideas on composition, and I wouldn't dream on coaching you!. Here is another (uncropped) image taken at the same time (in the same forest). File:Autumn leaf (Doleschallia bisaltide) Bali I 2.jpg. I prefer the one I submitted. Charles (talk) 09:04, 24 July 2015 (UTC)

Charles, Rule of thirds and Lead room are two evergreen concepts in photography. Some prefer centered composition if subject is facing front or back. But in other cases, if subject is either facing left or right (as in your photo), following rule of third with some allowance for lead room where subject is looking may good. We can achieve it either by composing or cropping later. Just a lesson I learnt from others. (But you can keep on your preferences. Great works; I enjoy them!) Jee 09:18, 24 July 2015 (UTC)
As you know, getting it right not always possible with wildlife! File:Brown-backed Red Marsh Hawk Orthetrum chrysis Male by Kadavoor.jpg. You take some superb images. Charles (talk) 10:09, 24 July 2015 (UTC)

undelete request images rnieders article Tijuana cross-border terminal now Cross Border Xpress[edit]

Hello Jkadavoor, thank you for supporting Hjmitchell's undelete request. Yesterday I received a copy of a letter sent by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to Wikimedia legal regarding images Caltrans used in their quarterly Journal in April 2001. The letter established my copyright ownership of the concept images which still remain deleted. The letter was requested more than four months ago but as with any government agency, the request had to go through a review process and several departments. How can I send you a copy of that letter dated July 27, 2015 with the supporting Caltrans Journal which published my images in April 2001? This letter will help clarify many issues. You have my email address rnieders, your page here does not indicate an email address to which I could attach the Caltrans letter and documents, the prior OTRS Ticket which you reviewed was #2015010210007101. I would appreciate the opportunity to send you the letter from Caltrans to clarify the issues on the remaining images. Respectfully Rnieders (talk) 04:04, 30 July 2015 (UTC)

  • Natuur12, as the closing admin of that UNDEL, hope you can assist him. Rnieders, I'm no more an OTRS volunteer, so I can't help you. But if Natuur12, didn't contact you, you can make a request at Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard so that some volunteer jump in to help you. Sorry for the troubles. Jee 04:35, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
  • @Rnieders: if you send this email to com:OTRS and provide me with the ticket number I will give this case top priority. Natuur12 (talk) 11:30, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for contacting me, I appreciate your help and hope the misunderstandings can be placed behind, you are true to your word and motto "Anyone with a complaint should be treated with the utmost respect and dignity", again thank you for your help Rnieders (talk) 13:06, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
Hello Jeevan Jose, I did try to contact Natuur12, his page mentioned he will taking a small break from Wiki, I placed the Ticket #2015010210007101 on the topic which was from March, 2015, and sent this is the message to him:

Hello Natuur12, thank you for undeleting the images requested by Hjmitchell, I received your message "@Rnieders: if you send this email to com:OTRS and provide me with the ticket number I will give this case top priority. Natuur12 (talk) 11:30, 30 July 2015 (UTC)" could not find the archives on com:OTRS. The California Department of Transportation send a letter to the Wikimedia legal that should clarify my copyright on most of the other deleted images, how can I send you a PDF of that letter which also included the Caltrans Journal which published my images in April, 2001? Thank you for your help Rnieders (talk) 13:36, 30 July 2015 (UTC)

When you where at OTRS, I remember I could send you PDF files, I also looked to see if Natuur12 had an email on his page, also could not find it. I do not want to repeat mistake. Thank you Rnieders (talk) 13:48, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
Rnieders, you can continue the discussion there as he already responded to it. You can mail him too; but attachment is not possible unless he responded to you revealing his email address. Better you reply to that ticket with the attachments as he can see them and take decision accordingly. OTRS prefers to keep all mails there. Jee 14:22, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
Hello Jeevan Jose, I am a bit confused as to where to reply, Caltrans is a government agency and the request with them was made more than four months ago, since it was a copyright issue, Caltrans sent the original to Wikimedia legal in San Francisco, Wikimedia then wrote saying that they have nothing to do with the actions of Wikicommons, there does not seem to be a depository or physical address/individual to where correspondence can be sent to Commons other than the Wikimedia Foundation. Since back in March my existence was questioned, I wanted to establish who I was and to whom the images belonged to and Caltrans having published my work in 2001 was kind enough to become involved, but as the Administrators involved change with time, the document has to be sent to some entity which is permanent and could supply the document in the future i.e. Wikimedia, without recurrent requests to Caltrans. Hope this helps, reading the Caltrans document would help resolve the questions. Thank you for your attention Rnieders (talk) 13:03, 31 July 2015 (UTC)
l'm watching all conversations; so where you reply is not a problem for me. Glad to see Maggie already responded to you. Please stay calm and wait for a couple of days as this is weekend. Jee 15:19, 31 July 2015 (UTC)
You are right, people have to rest, thank you for your patience. Rnieders (talk) 14:14, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
Dear Jeevan thank you for your help and for connecting with Maggie, I would like to ask you for advice in uploading two images to make sure I do not do it wrong again but if you are busy, please say so. How are public domain images uploaded? And I cleaned up one image and would like to replace the one already uploaded without creating a duplicate. You know the process, but again, if you are busy please do not hesitate to say so. Thank you for all your help and hopefully one day I can put a face to a name, all the best Rnieders (talk) 17:42, 2 August 2015 (UTC)
For uploading new versions over a file, you can use the link "Upload a new version of this file" under "File history" in a file page. The new version is visible for reuse, the old version will remain under history.
For PD images, find a suitable license tag under Category:PD license tags. I'm not an expert in that area, so you may ask a more experienced admin like Natuur12 or Yann. Alternatively you can ask at COM:VPC more more detailed help.
I'm not busy and available to help. Feel free to ask anything. Have a nice day. Jee 01:22, 3 August 2015 (UTC)
Dear Jeevan, time is a valuable and irreplaceable commodity, at 20 you have 60 years to enjoy life but at 60, you have fewer than 20! Thank you for your advice, I did manage to upload a cleaned up version of the first file, the public domain, well that I did not figure out and will try again. I have one of the few surviving originals of the City of San Diego TwinPorts concept photo, this project cost Ron Roberts his bid to become Mayor of San Diego, we all lost something in the process, and most of all, we lost time. I started writing the Tijuana article one year ago, again thank you for your help if you ever use Skype, I am on it, use my first.last name. All the bestRnieders (talk) 03:29, 4 August 2015 (UTC)

Dear Jeevan, the last image I uploaded File:San Diego TwinPorts proposal- Ron Roberts 1991.jpg, has been nominated for deletion by Ellin Beltz please read discussion on Natuur12's discussion page, if I made a mistake, please correct me. I read the {{PD-CAGov}}, this picture was used in government to government negotiations, it was produced by the City and distributed by Ron Roberts, it was the basic model used in the discussions between Mexico and San Diego. Again, if I made a mistake, and I did ask Commons help before uploading, please correct me. I will be back in San Diego on the 15th and can then go directly to see Ron Roberts and if necessary to the office of Mayor of San Diego for them to check their records since it was the Mayor's office which led the negotiations back in 1991-1993 on this issue and see where they keep their records. Could you ping this to Maggie would like to have her opinion. Thank you Rnieders (talk) 21:13, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

I asked for an expert opinion. Hope he will comment soon. Jee 01:20, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

Location categories[edit]

Hello Jee. You have demanded location categories for all organisms. I cannot find the specific requirement on QI guidelines. Alos, the only category you have used on a recent spider image is a category (spiders of kadavoor) you have created for yourself. If you are right in the QI guidelines requirements, then you surely you should state 'spiders of Kerala' or whichever Indian state. Best wishes, Charles (talk) 07:47, 1 August 2015 (UTC)

Hi Charles, Category:Spiders of Kadavoor is a subcat of Category:Spiders of Kerala which is a subcat of Category:Spiders of India by state or territory which is a subcat of Category:Spiders of India which is a subcat of Category:Spiders by country which is a subcat of Category:Arachnids by country which is a subcat of Category:Arachnida, ... a subcat of Category:Animalia. Hope you understand the category tree. Also see this discussion to understand the importance of location categories. Jee 08:20, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
I have read the discussion which you started. It was interesting but I cannot see where it has been accepted as QI policy. Personally I find your use of 'Spiders of Kadavoor' less than helpful. I would recommend that Commoners use locations that are likely to be generally understood, like 'Spiders of Kerala'. If Kadavoor had its own unique sub-species that would be useful, but it doesn't. Best wishes. Charles (talk) 08:38, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
Charles: 1. It is not created by me. Usually our categorisers create new categories when the mother category grows big. 2. Let me explain the importance of location through an example. Today I requested an entomologist to look into this taken by Laitche. He thought it is my work and replied immediately, Ictinogomphus distinctus. Out of curiosity, he asked "what is the size as I didn't see it." I replied, "I don't know; it is from Japan". "Oops"; he replied "then it will be different". He looked more carefully and concluded, "Sinictinogomphus clavatus, female". See, I'm trying help you. I already added location cats to more than six files of you two days ago. You didn't notice/care it. So I made a strong comment today. You can neglect it and I'm sure some other will promote your works. I don't bother as I've better things to do. BTW, I like your works as commented earlier, above. ;) Jee 08:56, 1 August 2015 (UTC)

Location[edit]

Hi Jee, look at Commons talk:Quality images candidates#The place where the butterfly photo was taken -- Christian Ferrer 09:38, 1 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Colias sareptensis, Vic-la-Gardiole 01.jpg[edit]

If the butterfly had been just a little more green, camouflage would have been perfect :) -- Christian Ferrer 17:31, 3 August 2015 (UTC)

Most Yellows in Pieridae family have a slight green tint. Good catch. Jee 01:24, 4 August 2015 (UTC)

Species categories[edit]

By looking at the links you provided in the QI candidates talk page, I found this : Category:Ageratina riparia.

At the bottom there is Category:Flora of Michoacan, Category:Flora of Michoacan, Category:Flora of Michoacan....I like this way, but I think it is not enough. Here's what would be good :

  • Category:Flora species of Michoacan ("Species of flora that can be found in Michoacan" : it should contains only subcategories (not images) of species that can be find in Michoacan)
  • Category:Flora images of Michoacan (it should contains only the images of Flora taken in Michocan, and these images must have at least 3 categories : 1.Species level (or genus), 2.Flora images of Michoacan and 3.the most accurate possible administrative category (for example at municipality level)

I like the idea of two subcategories : one for the "images taken in" and one for the "species that can be find in"

-- Christian Ferrer 03:56, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

It was a very old discussion and the op seems retired now. I too like the idea; but no idea how much we can maintain the "species that can be find in" category up-to-date. For example we belong to Western Ghats which is part of Indomalaya ecozone. We share many organisms; and some of them are strictly endemic. But still some parks "cultivate" some fauna and flora for educational purposes. So we have many butterfly FPs and QIs taken in Europe which are native to Asia. Jee 07:06, 5 August 2015 (UTC)
Yes indeed now many species are travelling or/and have been introduced intentionally or accidentally. When at least one species have been photograpied in a place, it is a species "that can be found in", of course assuming the good faith of the photographer. This kind of category tree could help too for identification as it will be more easy to compare an image species with other species of a specific place. -- Christian Ferrer 10:55, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Insects and Flowers -1 (4897458043).jpg[edit]

Hello Jee :) -- Christian Ferrer 14:53, 8 August 2015 (UTC)

  • Yes; interesting to see them feast together. As an odonata enthusiast, I peep into his stream and enjoy this too. Jee 15:02, 8 August 2015 (UTC)

Image from flickr[edit]

See the copyrights issues of Machli (T-16), female Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) and transfer to Commons if it is ok to transfer. The EXIF does not give enough detail. I need a clean image for the article, Machli. --AntanO 07:26, 11 August 2015 (UTC)

AntanO, it has a NC license which is not suitable here. You can search Flickr for commercial use + modification allowed. Koshy has some good works. Jee 07:43, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Ok. Actually, I need a better image of Machli as I have an idea to expand the article. Yes, Koshy has good work, but I couldn't see "Machli". Some of his images are found here too. --AntanO 08:38, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Isn't this good? Jee 08:59, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Look very nice. Can we have it here? --AntanO 20:14, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Done. Jee 01:25, 12 August 2015 (UTC)
Thank you very much. It would be nice decoration to Machli. --AntanO 04:16, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Quality Image Promotion[edit]

Megistocera of Kadavoor.jpg
Your image has been reviewed and promoted

Congratulations! Megistocera of Kadavoor.jpg, which was produced or nominated by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

--QICbot (talk) 05:24, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

തെളിനീലക്കടുവ[edit]

Hi, While searching Parantica aglea in ml.wp, it lands on തെളിനീലക്കടുവ. However interwiki points to Ideopsis vulgaris. Could you verify?--Praveen:talk 05:59, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

Then, is it okay to remove that interwiki?--Praveen:talk 07:20, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
Yes; and can point to the Parantica aglea. Jee 07:26, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
And you can fix the categories for all pictures in that ml wiki page. See this search result. Experts well explained there that no recent record of Ideopsis vulgaris from India. Jee 07:34, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
Shyamal, please check Ideopsis vulgaris and correct if any errors. It seems early authors of that page also confused about this species. Jee 07:42, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

Happy Onam![edit]

Wish you all (page watchers), a very happy and prosperous Onam! "Onam is reminiscent of Kerala's agrarian past, as it is considered to be a harvest festival." This is basically a festival of traditional farmers (like me)! :) Jee 05:31, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Odonata 00370.JPG[edit]

Hi! Happy Onam :) Can you identify this dragonfly ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vengolis (talk • contribs)

  • Wow! Hydrobasileus croceus, male. Wonderful species. Jee 03:59, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Thank you :) Vengolis (talk) 04:02, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

FYI[edit]

Featured Picture Nomination

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that the image Cicindela duponti in Kadavoor.jpg, which was created or uploaded by you, has been nominated for featured picture status; have a look at the nomination page. Thank you and good luck! --Christian Ferrer (talk) 06:39, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

  • Thanks Christian; let us see what others say. :) Jee 06:49, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Rhinocypha bisignata male-Kadavoor-2015-08-20-001.jpg[edit]

✓ Done my try is uploaded... --Christian Ferrer (talk) 09:37, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

Not very far from your version, just sharpened more, maybe it is too much, is it? You're right for the eyes it's not some kind of moire as Diliff said but the natural appearance of the eyes and a guarantee of good quality image details although there was some chromatic aberrations on the edge of the facets, but only visible at 200%!! I forgot to edit the right part of branch, you can see the difference before/after, I will upload a complete version if you're happy with this edition. --Christian Ferrer (talk) 10:00, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Sharpness is excellent. But in my monitor, the 6+3+1 marks (hope you get what I'm talking about) look overexposed. It may be a problem of my monitor as many people are complaining about the brightness of my works. There is a reflecting duct particle on the fur on the pro-thorax (neck) which can be removed. There are many other dust particles collected on his body including one on the eye. It is quite normal and no need to touch them. (Diliff and Colin, could you please check the brightness level?) Thanks. Jee 11:11, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
I finished the branch and cloned out the reflection. I don't know what you're talking about ("6+3+1 marks"), but if there is something overexposed it might be the colored reflexions on the wing but we should not touch as there are a feature of the insect and of the image IMO. --Christian Ferrer (talk) 12:33, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Thanks Christian. Yes; it is difficult to explain; so I made a note. If that parts are OK in brightness level, the edit is perfectly fine for me. As Fraser noted, they are very reflective anyway. Thanks again. Jee 12:52, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Christian jee is referring to the reflective parts of which there are a group of 6 bands, then 3 bands then 1 band. Compared to Jee's version, yours do seem clipped and there's a hard boundary to them rather than the softness in Jee's. I think we want a compromise where the reflection is brighter than Jee's but not clipped. -- Colin (talk) 13:00, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Indeed; an intermediate version may perfect. Jee 13:16, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Excellent; let us see at FPC. :) Jee 16:29, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

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✓ Done I tried too to clone out the overexposition on the water, hope the retouched areas are not too visible --Christian Ferrer (talk) 11:46, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

Wow! What a difference!!! Excellent; thanks. Jee 11:58, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
  • Good details. Reflections on wings is the negative side. Jee 05:29, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
I updated the cropped version too. --Christian Ferrer (talk) 11:02, 4 September 2015 (UTC)
Thanks; used here. :) Jee 11:14, 4 September 2015 (UTC)

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