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Category:Ghanaian sculptureEdit

Hallo Katharinaiv, you have created Category:Ghanaian sculpture. Thanks for helping here at Commons!

A question: should that be for sculptures which are in Ghana? Then it probably should be named like the others in Category:Sculptures by country: Category:Sculptures in Ghana. Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 00:35, 6 February 2012 (UTC)

okay, a motion is proposed at User talk:CommonsDelinker/commands. I find it so better too. But then we would need still a Categorgy:Art of Ghana as parallel category. But no problem... I will tidy a little bit there in the next days. --Katharinaiv (talk) 12:49, 6 February 2012 (UTC)
Okay, thanks. As soon as the bot wakes up it processes (User:CommonsDelinker/commands). Category:Art of Ghana is existent (you did write the "Category" worng). Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 13:39, 6 February 2012 (UTC)

Autopatrol givenEdit

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Africa through a lensEdit

Hi there, I'm Elitre and I'm writing case studies for the SYK initiative, like this one. Before translating it I would love to mention you and other people cropping and improving TNA files of this collection. Would you please send me a list of the people involved, the reason why you're working on it, and other details that you think may help? An e-mail would just be fine. Thank you, have a nice day, --Elitre (talk) 09:55, 15 June 2012 (UTC)

I will send to you an answer on the talk site of your account. --Katharinaiv (talk) 09:57, 17 June 2012 (UTC)

Picture of the Year voting round 1 openEdit

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2012 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We're interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year for 2012. Voting is open to established Wikimedia users who meet the following criteria:

  1. Users must have an account, at any Wikimedia project, which was registered before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC].
  2. This user account must have more than 75 edits on any single Wikimedia project before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC]. Please check your account eligibility at the POTY 2012 Contest Eligibility tool.
  3. Users must vote with an account meeting the above requirements either on Commons or another SUL-related Wikimedia project (for other Wikimedia projects, the account must be attached to the user's Commons account through SUL).

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons features pictures of all flavors.

For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you can vote for as many images as you like. The first round category winners and the top ten overall will then make it to the final. In the final round, when a limited number of images are left, you must decide on the one image that you want to become the Picture of the Year.

To see the candidate images just go to the POTY 2012 page on Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons celebrates our featured images of 2012 with this contest. Your votes decide the Picture of the Year, so remember to vote in the first round by January 30, 2013.

Thanks,
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Picture of the Year 2013 R1 AnnouncementEdit

Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!Edit

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

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topical categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you may vote for as many images as you like. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category will continue to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 1 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

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Picture of the Year 2013 R2 AnnouncementEdit

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!Edit

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

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category have continued to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

Thanks,
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You are receiving this message because you voted in the 2013 Picture of the Year contest.

This Picture of the Year vote notification was delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:22, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 Results AnnouncementEdit

Picture of the Year 2013 ResultsEdit

 
The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

Dear Katharinaiv,

The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

  • In the first round, 2852 people voted for all 962 files
  • In the second round, 2919 people voted for the 50 finalists (the top 30 overall and top 2 in each category)

We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful images and sharing them as freely licensed content:

  1. 157 people voted for the winner, an image of a lightbulb with the tungsten filament smoking and burning.
  2. In second place, 155 people voted for an image of "Sviati Hory" (Holy Mountains) National Park in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

Click here to view the top images »

We also sincerely thank to all 4070 voters for participating and we hope you will return for next year's contest in early 2015. We invite you to continue to participate in the Commons community by sharing your work.

Thanks,
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A cookie for you!Edit

  Hi Katharinaiv,

Am Enock from Ghana. You're really doing great categorization on Ghana related files on commons. Keep it up! I'll like to know if you're related to Ghana in anyway :-). Hope to hear from you soon. Cheers! And Enjoy this cookie. -- Enock4seth (talk) 14:43, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Photographer's Barnstar
Thanks for your work in uploading and organizing images found in Category:Ghana. Great job!!! —M@sssly 12:04, 9 September 2016 (UTC)

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Italian stampsEdit

I try to keep track of, and review, all philatelic related uploads on pages such as this October and November image galleries and I think we have a big problem with many of your recent Italian stamp images. The attached tag {{PD-Italy}} can't apply to them as they are not simple photographs as such, they are designs and in that tag it clearly states: Photographs that are "intellectual work with creative characteristics" are protected for 70 years after the author's death, so I cannot see how stamps designed by artists who are not yet dead 70 years can be freely licensed. It is great that you have dates for many of the artists so we can determine which ones may actually be free of copyright. However, the URAA-restored copyrights may also apply to some earlier stamps. Besides that Commons:Stamps/Public domain#Italy says that 70 years pma applies to Italian stamps which Commons:Copyright rules by territory#Italy also states. This may require further clarification but until then I suggest you stop uploading any stamps post circa 1940 and certainly not with the {{PD-Italy}} copyright tag. I'll get back to you. Ww2censor (talk) 11:49, 12 November 2017 (UTC)

@Ww2censor: I can confirm that Italian law considers the 70 years PMA for the stamps. PD-Italy doesn't apply here. In case a stamp is a derivative work (reproducing a painting, a comic, etc.), the copyright holder is the original author (6.11.2013–12.11.2013 n. 22673/13, Tribunale di Roma). --Ruthven (msg) 11:05, 19 November 2017 (UTC)
I'm sorry to have to nominate several of your Italian stamp uploads for deletion after all the hard work you have done but as you know we take copyright status very seriously, but the good news is that the deleted stamps will be restored at the appropriate dates. Based on reviewing the Italian copyright and Ruthvens input, I have now revised the Italian entry at Commons:Stamps/Public domain#Italy with more detail. On that basis I will firstly nominate for deletion those stamps included in Category:Stamps of Italy by designer whose designers are not dead more than 70 years and then remove the {{PD-Italy}} template from any remaining stamps. Do you have a good source for the Italian stamp designers? It would be great to include more designers in the name listing. It's a pity you did not know more about the copyright status of Italian stamps before you started but now you know so I hope you will not be discouraged and will hopefully continue to upload more images that are within copyright. Good luck. Ww2censor (talk) 13:13, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

Foto Wiki Loves Earth 2018Edit

Hallo Katharinaiv, danke für deine Bilder! Kannst du vielleicht bei File:Misty winter meadow.jpgnoch ergänzen, wo genau du das fotografiert hast? Für die Wettbewerbsteilnahme ist es notwendig, dass wir die Fotos eindeutig einem bestimmten Schutzgebiet zuordnen können. Du kannst die Infos noch bis zum 31. Mai 2017 nachtragen. Bei Fragen kannst du dich auch gerne an mich wenden. --GPSLeo (talk) 10:39, 12 May 2018 (UTC)

Hallo GPSLeo, entschuldige, wenn ich erst heute antworte. Die Kamera, mit der das Bild aufgenommen wurde, war eine Analog-Spiegelreflex-Kamera russischer Bauart ("Zenit-E"). Eine genaue Ortsbestimmung kann ich damit nicht vornehmen, nur so ungefähr das Gebiet auf einer Karte eingrenzen. Ich würde gerne das Bild in die Fotowerkstatt geben, da für mich die Farbübergänge im Himmel (oder dort wo er sein sollte) zu ausgefranst sind. Ich weiß aber nicht, ob dadurch die Bedingungen für "Wiki Loves Earth" verletzt werden. Ich habe jedoch den Plan, demnächst mit einer modernen Kamera auf Motivsuche zu gehen und werde dabei den Standort im Auge behalten. --Katharinaiv (talk) 12:28, 21 May 2018 (UTC)
Der genaue Aufnahmeort ist nicht so wichtig, es geht nur darum, ob das Foto in einem Schutzgebiet aufgenommen wurde. Im Berliner Stadtforst in Treptow-Köpenick sind die meisten Flächen nicht geschützt, weshalb diese Angabe für den Wettbewerb leider nicht reicht.--GPSLeo (talk) 13:07, 21 May 2018 (UTC)

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2017 is open!Edit

You are receiving this message because you voted in R1 of the 2017 Picture of the Year contest, but not yet in R2.

Dear Katharinaiv,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2017 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the twelfth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2017) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. In Round 1, there were 1475 candidate images. There are 58 finalists in Round 2, comprised of the top 30 overall as well as the top 2 from each sub-category.

In the final round, you may vote for a maximum of three images. The image with the most votes will become the Picture of the Year 2017.

Round 2 will end on 22 July 2018, 23:59 UTC.

Click here to vote now!

Thanks,
the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee 11:33, 17 July 2018 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Earth 2018Edit

Hallo Katharinaiv,

im Namen von Organisationsteam und Jury danke ich Dir für Deine Teilnahme bei Wiki Loves Earth Deutschland.

Im Jahr 2018 wurden ebenso wie im Vorjahr etwa 24.000 Fotos hochgeladen, von denen viele die Artikel und Listen der Wikipedia illustrieren werden. Die Teilnehmerzahl lag diesmal bei 683, im Vorjahr waren es 1063.

Unsere Jury hat die Top100 der Bilder aus Deutschland ausgewählt. Die zehn bestplatzierten Fotos nehmen an der internationalen Ausscheidung teil.

Falls Du Lust auf einen weiteren Fotowettbewerb hast: Im September läuft Wiki Loves Monuments, wo Bilder von denkmalgeschützten Gebäuden eingereicht werden können.

Freundliche Grüße.

--Blech (talk) 21:04, 6 September 2018 (UTC)

Stamps of LiechtensteinEdit

Did you see this recent post? And also this discussion. Can you counter that argument with a verifiable source? Ww2censor (talk) 23:28, 13 November 2018 (UTC)

Italian stamps againEdit

I see you are uploading several Italian stamps but I think you are not noting the authors and their death dates. File:ITA-TR 1947 MiNr0003 mt B002a.jpg was designed or engraved by it:Melkiorre Melis who died in 1982, so his work is copyright until 2053. In this instance the underlying stamp is still in copyright even though the overprint may have been done by someone else. It may well also be difficult to read the attribution on Italian stamps. There is an incomplete list here. I think you need to determine the designers and engravers before uploading as I sure you don't want to waste time as happened some time ago with previous stamp images. Good luck. Ww2censor (talk) 10:03, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi Ww2censor, for Italy was changed the license according to the copyright law actual valid there, so that the copyright is only still valid for 20 years. However, I have to admit that next week will come a new copyright ordinance by the EU for copyrights in internet. Already now it's giving protest actions in many countries against that. Also the license for Liechtenstein was changed. By the way, the mentioned stamp has the overprint "AMG-FTT", so it's allied military government after the WWII, so are valid the British and US-license here too (beside of Italy as contemporary area state). Beside of that, this state existed only until to 1954 and is not in the copyright-limitations of 2019. Please, consider that EU-right is going over National-right, at least in EU-states. --Katharinaiv (talk) 10:22, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
Previously Ruthven told you that 70 years pma apples to Italian stamps because the artist is the copyright holder not the government. Please show evidence that only 20 years applies to these stamps and that the Italian Gov template is valid. Next week we shall se what happens re EU copyright effects on us. Ww2censor (talk) 13:01, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
Katharinaiv, I'm afraid that you completely misinterpreted the PD-Italy license tag. It applies only to no-creative photographs and still images from films. If @Ww2censor: agrees, we'll speedy delete these uploads (and undelete them in due time). Ruthven (msg) 14:22, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
I'm fine with the solution Ruthven suggests but am not happy that again your effort and work has been wasted. Before you do that let's make sure to update the Italian stamp designers listing with their details, and death dates if appropriate, for people not already listed here Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Italy#Stamp. Ww2censor (talk) 15:32, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
@Ww2censor: Ok, ping me when done. Thanks --Ruthven (msg) 17:05, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

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Ok, Katharinaiv and Ruthven. I've looked at all the entires in Category:Stamps of Italy by designer and based on that review have been only been able to add 2 names to the listing at Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Italy#Stamps; 1 is PD and 1 is copyright. So based on that I'm sorry to say the stamps of 16 designers are definitely still in copyright - two have unknown death dates, so COM:PCP should apply. Katharinaiv, I don't want to beat you up but in December 2017 I pointed you to the list of Italian stamp designers (previous discussion above) so you could see whose work was ok or not. If you have Italian stamp designers or engravers name and life date that are not in the listing please add them of drop me a post and I'll add them. The following 16 do not comply with the 70 year pma rule:

The following two have no death dates but could well have been alive within the last 70 years. Perhaps you have some more info on them but despite looking I cannot find anything conclusive.

Ww2censor (talk) 22:48, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

@Ww2censor: That's what I've found:
  • Liana Ferri was working in 1932 and still active in 1951, when she published "Avventure sul fiume".
  • Dino Tofani (b. 1895), was active in the 20s and 30s.
I think that for both we should apply COM:PCP, unless the files are in the public domain for other reasons. Ruthven (msg) 09:25, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
@Ruthven:: That is basically the same as is already stated at Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Italy#Stamps. If you have a source for the Liana Ferri 1950 date perhaps you can add it there. Thanks Ww2censor (talk) 09:56, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Earth 2019Edit

Hallo Katharinaiv,

vom 1. bis 31. Mai 2019 kannst Du wieder beim Fotowettbewerb Wiki Loves Earth Deutschland (WLE 2019) teilnehmen. Gesucht sind selbst aufgenommene Landschafts- und Naturfotos aus Schutzgebieten in Deutschland.

Für die Suche nach Motiven gibt es bei Wikipedia zahlreiche Listen und Karten. Als Einstieg kann diese Übersichtsseite dienen.

WLE 2019 kann nur durchgeführt werden, wenn weitere Mitarbeiter und Mitarbeiterinnen unser Team verstärken. Es geht unter anderem um die Organisation in der Wikipedia und das Sortieren der Bilder auf Commons. Über Art und Umfang der Beteiligung entscheidest Du selbst.

Wie in den Vorjahren übernimmt eine Vorjury ab Anfang Mai die Vorauswahl der Bilder. Auch daran kannst Du Dich gern beteiligen. Bei Interesse trage Dich bitte unter WLE-Vorjury ein, das Passwort kommt per E-Mail.

Besonders engagierte Freiwillige werden für die Jury benötigt. Wenn Du vom 12. bis 14. Juli in Fulda die besten Bilder küren willst, melde Dich auf der Jury-Seite.

Wir wünschen viel Freude beim Fotografieren,

--GPSLeo (talk) (im Auftrag des Organisationsteams) 17:01, 17 April 2019 (UTC)

File:BEL 1984 MiNrBl54 mt B002.jpgEdit

 
File:BEL 1984 MiNrBl54 mt B002.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.

Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!

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