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There are possible categories. If there are only a few files in some categories, they may be merged together or put into the miscellaneous:

Category topics:
  1. Diagrams
  2. Emblems
  3. Non-photographic art
  4. Historic maps
  5. People and human activities
  6. Objects
  7. Outer space
  8. Constructions
  9. Cities
  10. architecture
  11. Nature views
  12. Panoramas
  13. Plants
  14. Arthropods
  15. Birds
  16. Mammals
  17. Other animals
  18. Miscellaneous
Proposal of new categories
  1. Illustration
  2. Animation

I propose we will have "Illustration" and "Animation" categories.--miya (talk) 17:55, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Too many categories, in my opinion. I return to a proposal of mine made last year, with the intention of discussion the possibility of thematic awards:
  1. Nature: Plant life
  2. Nature: Animal life (all animals except arthropods)
  3. Nature: Insects & etc (arthropods)
  4. Nature: Land and sea
  5. Constructions & urban views
  6. Nature: the Universe (pictures of the sky, planets, etc.)
  7. People & human activities (the least homogeneous theme)
  8. Diagrams & animations (excludes artwork)

Notice that this list doesn't necessarily coincide with the galleries made for voting, which should have more or less the same number of images. -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 20:50, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Why not use the categories of 2008? --Aqwis (talk) 16:16, 12 October 2009 (UTC)
    • Hum...shall we try the categories of POTY2008 at first, and then modify them if necessary? I copy them below.--miya (talk) 17:00, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

I arranged FPs in Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Preparation/Galleries. If they are OK, I will move this page to Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Galleries together with its subpages.--miya (talk) 00:46, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

Galleries similar to POTY2008Edit

  1. Diagrams - Diagrams and Emblems
  2. Artworks - Non-photographic art and historic maps
  3. People - People and human activities
  4. Objects - Objects, outer space and miscellaneous
  5. Cities - Cities, architecture, constructions, and related
  6. Nature views - Nature views and country landscapes
  7. Panoramas
  8. Plants - Plants and fungi
  9. Arthropods - Insects, Chelicerata and Crustaceans
  10. Birds
  11. Other animals
  1. Animations , ogg files and pdf files (to be included in "Diagrams" or other categories if not many)
  2. "Illustrations" or "Posters and tickets" (to be included in "Artworks" or other categories if not many)

I withdrew my proposal to make "Animations" category (they are going to be not so many in the end) and "Illustrations" category (I found it is not easy to distinguish illustraions from other artworks).--miya (talk) 01:13, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

FPs in 2009Edit