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Picture of the Year voting round 1 openEdit

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2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Teylers cake.jpgEdit

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There is no info as to what the copyright status is of the picture on the cake. - Vera (talk) 22:51, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Hi there Vera! Thanks. I added source information to the image. But I am a bit puzzled why this notice was added... there was already a clear link to the flickr photo page, where the image is licensed CC-BY 2.0? In any case, would be a pity to lose that photo of that very awesome cake (it was delicious, too). Spinster (talk) 09:54, 25 March 2014 (UTC)
It's a picture of a picture. The picture on the pie doesn't have a source. --Vera (talk) 13:39, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

File:Teylers cake.jpgEdit

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Vera (talk) 11:54, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

File:Siboga expedition exploration dry riverbed.jpgEdit

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Natuur12 (talk) 14:22, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

File:Max and Anna Weber around 1930.jpgEdit

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Natuur12 (talk) 14:26, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

File:Logo Expedition Wikipedia Full Blue.svg et alEdit

Beste Spinster, ik zie dat u een aantal logo's heeft geupload. Deze zijn zeer waarschijnlijk te gecompliceerd om vrij te zijn van auteursrechten. Toestemming via OTRS is in dit geval nodig. Toestemming mag ook opgestuurd worden naar permission-nl. Dat is in het Nederlands en sneller. Kunt u alstublieft de toestemming laten vastleggen via OTRS? Dit verzoek geld voor al deze logo's. Daarnaast liep ik globaal uw uploads even langs en het viel me op dat de Universiteit van Amsterdam een aantal keer als rechthebbende wordt genoemd bij een portretfoto. Kunt u me uitleggen hoe het auteursrecht is overgedragen van de fotograaf naar de Universiteit? Daarnaast het vriendelijke verzoek of u Commons:Anonymous works wilt doorlezen. Ik merkte ook een aantal keer dat u er bij een onbekende fotograaf vanuit bent gegaan dat deze foto's al pd waren maar dat is niet de bedoeling. Natuur12 (talk) 14:34, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Vorige week is een OTRS-aanvraag ingediend voor de logo's. Voor de andere beelden: zie de overlegpagina's en (soms) verwijderpagina's daarrond. Spinster (talk) 13:33, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

CategorizationEdit

Dear Spinster, Could you contact me by email? I have a few questions about categorization in Commons, and think you might be able to help me. Vysotsky (talk) 13:30, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Sure! Spinster (talk) 13:33, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

File:UvA-BC 300.413 - Siboga - inheemse bewoners van Timor op een rif aan de oostkant van het eiland.jpgEdit

FYI: I got the information by some Timorese friends who identified the rock in the background. The reef is at Valu beach, Suco de:Tutuala, East Timor. The people, who are living there are all Fataluku. Greetings, --JPF (talk) 12:03, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

That's quite amazing... Thank you so much for researching this! According to the map of the expedition, this photo must have been taken around January 1900 then. Spinster (talk) 20:19, 11 December 2014 (UTC)