User talk:Raymond Ellis

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Raymond Ellis!

-- 10:38, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Raymond Ellis!

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").

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 13:43, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

File:Moses Kottler Self Portrait (1924).jpeg[edit]

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Túrelio (talk) 12:34, 13 June 2012 (UTC)


Photo of Rapanea seedlings[edit]

Dear Raymond, I just want to check on the image you uploaded: File:Rapanea melanophloeos seedlings.JPG

Having grown Rapanea trees before, I'm pretty certain the seedlings in the picture are Yellowwoods (Podocarpus or Afrocarpus). Rapanea seedlings generally look more like this: File:Rapanea melanophloeos - seedling.JPG Their first leaves are rounded with very slightly toothed edges.

Were they collected from the ground, or directly from the tree? Abu Shawka (talk) 12:18, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

Dear Abu, I believe you are right. I planted a large number of the Rapanea melanophloeos and Podocarpus latifolius seed, and what I thought was Rapanea is actually Podocarpus. Thank you for correcting my error. Raymond Ellis

uploads of artwork[edit]

Thanks so much for uploading these beautiful works of art, and taking the time to add the artwork template and the creator templates! Jane023 (talk) 09:42, 2 June 2014 (UTC)

File:MFAA Officer James Rorimer supervises U.S. soldiers recovering looted paintings from Neuschwanstein Castle.jpg[edit]

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 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:41, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

File:Small Coloured Girl by Moses Kottler.jpg[edit]

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Jcb (talk) 17:10, 18 March 2017 (UTC)