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Hello and welcome
You have uploaded very nice and interesting. Thank you for that. I hope more will follow :-)
Tip: Categorizing 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.
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:
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]]
When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.
BotMultichillT 06:26, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Helsinkimetro.JPG is uncategorized since 16 March 2009. BotMultichillT 06:26, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
- Image:SiljaEuropa1.JPG is uncategorized since 16 March 2009. BotMultichillT 06:26, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Stockholmmetro1.JPG is uncategorized since 16 March 2009. BotMultichillT 06:26, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Stockholmmetro2.JPG is uncategorized since 16 March 2009. BotMultichillT 06:26, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
|File:Chernobilmonument.JPG has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.
If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
"Freedom of Panorama"
Hi. I noticed that you were rather upset when the image you uploaded -- the one of the Chernobil monument -- was deleted. Your exact words were: "This is a diversion! I don't know who told you about the "freedom of panorama" stuff... It's absolutely insane! Anyway, this is not a panorama!"
I'm not 100% sure what you meant by 'this is a diversion', but as for the rest, I can explain that right now.
"Freedom of panorama" basically means that if a photographer takes a photo of -- say -- a sculpture in a public place, does his copyright on the photo clash with the sculptor's copyright on the sculpture? Since it's a work of art?
Different countries have different laws on this. Here are Ukraine's laws. The photos you took are not exempt; images of any public sculpture in Ukraine (such as a Chernobyl memorial) will not be compatible with Commons until 70 years after the sculptor has died.
This is regrettable, but it is the law. You may ask, what about the other photos on Commons that are of Ukrainian sculptures? The answer is that either they are old enough that their copyright has expired, or that they have not been noticed yet and will be deleted soon. DS (talk) 23:27, 11 July 2011 (UTC)
Notification about possible deletion
|Some contents have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether they should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at their entry.
If you created these pages, please note that the fact that they have been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with them.
Unfortunately there is no Freedom of Panorama in Belarus for targets whose architects/ designers are still alive or it is less than 50 years since their death. Thus even excellent photos like this which might violate copyright laws, could be deleted from Commons. Kindly note, however, that citation use might still be allowed. In such a case this (these) photo(s) should be - without delay - saved to and used from national wikipedia (as they are likely to be deleted in Commons). BR, --Paju (talk) 23:22, 20 September 2013 (UTC)