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Sorry. While I've been very active on en.Wikipedia for over 3 1/2 years, I was never able to get any real assistance in learning much about Wikipedia Commons. I edit biographies of musicians, thus, all of my uploads- over 600 here have been of musicians (with a handful of architecture), and all but about a dozen have been placed in the Wikipedias. I have NO IDEA what "Flickr Washing" is. Every one of my uploads are the result of finding great photos and personally emailing and asking the poster if they are the photographer, and if so, explaining the two Creative Commons we accept, and asking if they have any interest in allowing us to display the photo. If all is well, I am usually the uploader, though I have introduced some of the photographers to Commons and they are now editors here. In some cases, the photographers, including Masao Nakagami have done professional work for magazines or for musicians themselves, but I've always made certain that even publicity-style photos were never published or used anywhere, and that the photoographer has full ownership of them to the best of my ability.-- usually in long emails. Ive uploaded photos he's taken before and never had an isuues with his work until now.--Leahtwosaints (talk) 10:14, 26 September 2010 (UTC)
- Thanks. I'm not a fan of Moby, but thought the photo was interesting- though someone with photograph skills might want to to trim or balance it somehow? I'm not an artist and only an amateur photographer. Nakagami changed three of his phoography sets sets (one of of his "leftovers" from photoshoots all available under the BY-SA license on Flickr, by thw way. Mainly punk rock related taken in Japan and I think I uploaded the majority of those of musicians by now, if you are interested in looking through those photostreams. His English is limited. Most of the photos I didn't upload and place were of members of bands which do have articles in the en.Wikipedia (and still need photos), but I'm not 100% sure some of the identities of some bandmates, in the band "Television", for example. If you or another editor can identify the members by their instruments, or previous knowledge of any of them, it would really be helpful; the individual members' biography articles all are without photos. OH, it's eerie that you mentioned that photo of Terry Reid! The same photographer, Dina Regine, emailed me yesterday, saying she bumped into Reid (she's both a photographer and a session musician) herself. She included two photos taken this past week of Reid. One was a good shot of him playing an upright bass. I'd like to add it to his article with her permission, etc., but his article has only two references and a POV tag hanging over it. It wouldn't take much to add another more recent photo of good quality, but I'm reluctant to do so if I'm going to ask someone to give up yet another photo if it is doesn't illuminate the text in the article. You interested? Please, if so, you can best contact me at my Wikipedia talk page. Thanks for believing in me. --Leahtwosaints (talk) 23:55, 26 September 2010 (UTC)
Zhang Ziyi / Li Bingbing
sorry, I was on vacation. Indeed, I had some doubts myself, but the picture's author was positive that it was Zhang Ziyi. Looks like he got mixed up, too. thanx,JJ Georges (talk) 13:23, 14 August 2011 (UTC)
I've warned this user for copyvio uploads. If you see any more copyvio uploads from him after the warning, let me know on my talkpage, and I'll block him. Thanks. INeverCry 16:47, 1 September 2012 (UTC)
You seem to have some sort of personal vendetta against me, read ths. If you continue to be disruptive which includes checking all my uploads to wiki commons regularly, and reverting my edits on wikipedia I will report you to the admins for harassment. Anarchistdy (talk) 11:17, 12 December 2013 (UTC)
- If you believe that is the case, feel free to bring this to the administrator board at Commons:Administrators' noticeboard. Nymf (talk) 11:41, 12 December 2013 (UTC)
A barnstar for you!
|The Barnstar of Good Humor|
|So polite Moom2014 (talk) 19:26, 9 July 2014 (UTC)|
Johansson image resolution
Hey, any chance you could reupload File:Scarlett Johansson in Kuwait 01b-tweaked.jpg at its original resolution. That is, if you still have the original edits since the Exif shows it was modified with Photoshop. See Commons:Why we need high resolution media, thanks. Opencooper (talk) 15:53, 18 December 2017 (UTC)