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Why you add category Category:Jerusalem to Image:MinzarHamatzleva ST 04.jpg if that phoyo is also in Category:Buildings in Jerusalem ? Why you add a Category:Buildings in Jerusalem if that photo is aleredy in Category:Monastery of the Cross who are in Category:Buildings in Jerusalem ?

because "minzar hamatzleva" and the valy it is in are much more general than "Monastery of the Cross" and many would look for it without even knowing it's the Monastery of the Cross. it's a known part of the view of Jerusalem. It would be nice if would have sign at the end of your note next time. ST 20:33, 10 July 2007 (UTC)
Ok - but you add a high and low lewel category.
Sory - i just forgot add a sign. --Pmgpmg 23:01, 10 July 2007 (UTC)

Deletion requestEdit

Hi, just as an FYI: if you have uploaded the same image twice, and you want to delete one of them, you can use {{duplicate|Image:name of other file.ext}}. This nominates it for speedy deletion ({{delete}} is for ordinary deletion on Commons). I have changed the template for Image:Shivta01.JPG and Image:Shivta02.jpg, referencing Image:Shivta01 ST 05.JPG and Image:Shivta02 ST 05.JPG. (And excuses if you knew that already). Kind regards, Deadstar 18:29, 15 July 2007 (UTC)

Thanks. For telling me and for changing it. I didn't know that. ST 13:41, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

Your images...Edit

Thought you'd like to know: I'm using some of your pix in the WP article on Eilat. Toda Rabbah, Shir-El too 03:14, 16 November 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the update, I'd love to have a link once it's done. ST 07:48, 17 November 2007 (UTC)

שימוש בתמונותEdit

הצילומים שלך נהדרים. אני עושה בהם שימוש בבניית מצגת לכבוד ששים שנות מדינת ישראל במסגרת עבודתי בארגון חל"ד [1]. המצגת היא חלק מערכה שנפיץ בין בתי הספר היסודיים במסגרת תכניות להעשרה בתחום תרבות ומורשת ישראל. תודה רבה קרן

איזה כייף לשמוע!
שיהיה בהצלחה עם התוכנית והמצגת, אשמח לראות אותה אם יש דרך פשוטה לעשות זאת. ST 12:23, 22 November 2007 (UTC)

using your photoEdit

Hi, I would like to use your photo in an educational school diary we - Heled Educational programs - are publishing. שלום אסתר, אני מנהלת הפקה של יומן בית ספר עבור בתי ספר יסודיים. אחד הנושאים שבו אנו עוסקים הוא מערכת המשפט ולכן נשמח לפרסם צילום של בית המשפט שצילמת. שם הארגון שבו אני עובדת - "חל"ד מפעלים חינוכיים" תודה רבה קרן אטינגר

שלום קרן, לפי תנאי הרשיון של התמונה את יכולה להשתמש בתמונה ולהפיצה בכל שימוש שתרצי (כל עוד את מציינת למי שמורות זכויות היוצרים) ואינך זקוקה לאישור ממני. כמובן שאני שמחה לשמוע על שימוש חיובי שנעשה בתמונותי ועל כך תודה לך. תנאי הרישיון כתובים בדף התמונה:
The copyright holder of this file, Ester Inbar, allows anyone to use it for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed. Redistribution, derivative work, commercial use, and all other use is permitted. Required attribution text: by Ester Inbar, available from אשמח לקבל קישור במידה וקיים למקום בו מפורסמת התמונה. ST (talk) 06:58, 19 June 2008 (UTC)

Using your photo (tandem)Edit

Just letting you know: I've used your photo of tandem cyclists on my blog. The link is [2]. Thanks!

Thanks! ST (talk) 22:44, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

use of picture of Machtesh HaKatanEdit

I used it in my blog,

(And in my daughter's geography notebook....) Thanks!

Thanks for letting me know, and for choosing my photo :) ST (talk) 07:32, 2 April 2009 (UTC)


I've seen your panoramas of the Craters and the Dead Sea. I'm going to upload some soon as well. should I upload the individual photos composing the panorama as well or to upload only the stitched panorama? --SuperJew (talk) 08:08, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

As you wish. I usualy don't uplaod the individual photos if they don't stand for themselves but is probably the best way to allow anyone to work with them regardless of the software you used etc. ST (talk) 19:43, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

I have used some of youre work regarding a siteEdit

Hello i am a new web-builder, trying to get up a site. I have used some of youre work regarding a site for my church, who is planning new guiding trips to Israel. I hope i dont do anything ileagal in using this.?

Here is the link:

best regards frode

Hi, you did everything fine and according to the license. Thanks for letting me know and for choosing my pic :) ST (talk) 15:23, 3 July 2009 (UTC)

One Image, one word, endagered, protection and conservation of species, through information and educationEdit

Check out imagintionary. One word one image, focusing on endagered species.

thanks! ST (talk) 17:36, 21 August 2009 (UTC)


Dear Ester,

I used your photo of an Andean Condor (File:Condor02 ST 98.jpg) on the Birds page at in the article titled "Birds in Peru." (Sorry, this site won't let me post the link.) That's a wonderful picture. Thanks.

Rosemary Drisdelle Birds at Suite101

Using one of your imagesEdit

Greetings from Florida,

If it is ok, I intend to use your image of Eilat Bay on my website (

If it is not ok, just let me know and I will remove it.

Sure it is OK, as long as you keep the license terms. Thanks for letting me know and enjoy! ST (talk) 20:03, 12 January 2010 (UTC)


Hi, I have put up a denoised edit over your image of the amazing blue lizard. If you dislike it, feel free to revert. Cheers, --Muhammad (talk) 19:27, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

Thanks! I can't tell the difference but it seems to work :) ST (talk) 07:48, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

FP PromotionEdit

This image has been promoted to Featured picture!

The image File:AgamaSinaita01 ST 10.jpg, that you nominated on Commons:Featured picture candidates/File:AgamaSinaita01 ST 10.jpg has been promoted. Thank you for your contribution. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so.


/Amada44 (talk) 06:28, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

wow, thanks! I didn't even know you nominated it. What a cool surprise :) ST (talk) 07:52, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
it is a great picture!! you got 25!! positive votes for it!!! and thats quite allot! Amada44 (talk) 20:06, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks!! :) ST (talk) 21:16, 8 May 2010 (UTC)

Nice photoEdit

G'day! Would like to check with you whether we can use the photo of the Whitsundays on our website for scenic flights? Cheers! -Aaron, Broken Hill, Australia

Sure! just read the license terms. It would be nice of you to supply the link to the page once you use it... thanks! ST (talk) 15:34, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

I used one of your imagesEdit

Dear Ester Inbar, I created an ecard for my ecards site. You can see it at Under the Words at Work category. It is a fabulous image and I appreciate your giving the world a chance to see it.

Gladney Flatt

gladney 214 789-XXXX Dallas, Texas

Dear Gladney Flatt, thanks a lot for the compliment and for letting me know! I hope the card will be successful. ST (talk) 20:28, 29 August 2010 (UTC)


Your picture File:Condor02_ST_98.jpg has been used by me (better said abused... I hope you don't mind) to create this one. It's part of the article Ruin. --DanSy (talk) 21:53, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for letting me know! ST (talk) 07:45, 16 November 2010 (UTC)

thanks for photoEdit

Ester, thank you for sharing your photo of Nahal Tze'elim canyon. I wanted to let you know, per your request, that I used the photo on my blog 'With Those Who, a Journal of Empathy,' and made sure to attribute the photo to you and link to your profile on Wikimedia. Thank you very much for allowing me to do so, it's a beautiful photo - best wishes, Ben DeVries (

Thanks for letting me know! ST (talk) 07:46, 16 November 2010 (UTC)


שלום רב, המכון לקידום האינטגרציה באוניברסיטת בר אילן מפתח תכנית לימודים במדעים. אנו מבקשים את אישורך להשתמש בתמונה: בספר. בברכה, טניה

שלום טניה,
אני מאשרת את השימוש בתמונה תחת תנאי הרשיון (כלומר מתן קרדיט נאות והפניה: "צולם על ידי אסתר ענבר")
בברכה, ST (talk) 11:11, 29 December 2010 (UTC)

Using your photoEdit


I am currently teaching a journalism course at Genesis at Brandeis University for high school students. One of our students wants to use your photo of Brit Mila for his article on the proposed San Francisco circumcision ban. We will only post the photo on our class news blog, found here: Right now we have made the student's post private until you permit us to use the photo.


Rebecca Blady Ronit Sela

The photo is released for any use (requiering attribution), so you already have my premission :) ST (talk) 10:45, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

Using your photo at - thank you- it is beautiful :)

File:Tilicho01 ST 10.JPGEdit

roc noir

Hi ST. The summit in the middle of the picture is called Roc Noir or Khangsar Kang. You can also see the summit ridge of Annapurna I on the far right. Maybe you want to change the hebrew description of the picture. Best regards. --Rupert Pupkin (talk) 12:41, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

thanks! 21:13, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

Quality Image PromotionEdit

Your image has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! AgamaSinaita01 ST 10.jpg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

We also invite you to take part in the categorization of recently promoted quality images.

use and attribution of two of your Globe theater photosEdit

Dear Ms. Inbar, I am using and citing two of your photos inside the Globe theater, one in portrait orientation and mostly of the audience and one in landscape orientation showing three actors and the audience. They are being used in a digital lesson plan on drama in order to emphasize that live audience is an integral requirement of drama. The part of the lesson in which your photos will be placed is the introductionary PPT presentation. I am writing the lesson plans for a company in Puerto Rico that will provide the plans to teachers using a lesson distribution software. Attribution of your work will be on the slide the photos are on.

I have not altered the photos except in size - Thanks.

Thanks for letting me know! ST (talk) 18:33, 30 October 2011 (UTC)

Agama sinaitaEdit

Thank you for the use of this photo. I have used it in my album

I'm polish. I'm 15 years old and I live in Poland.

Hi Judy, thanks for sharing your link, I like your edited version very much and the rest of your e-cards - they are great! well done :) ST (talk) 20:09, 10 November 2011 (UTC)

Sinai agamaEdit

You asked on your Sinai Agama photo page to be told if someone uses your image. I hope the attribution is adequate:

Thank you for sharing you awesome image with the world.


Thanks! are you really selling them?? ST (talk) 20:09, 14 November 2011 (UTC)


Tandem Turkey

The tandem image was used at Hurraki. An Easy-To-Read-Wiki.


Thank you!

Logo, loosely based on Pura03 ST 10.JPGEdit

Further to our conversation by SMS: I used your photo as the basis for design of a logo of a software business that I'm trying to set up. I will be glad to e-mail you a copy, if you want to see what it looks like. Unfortunately, the link at the top of your user page takes me to your Hebrew talk page, where my global Wikimedia login does not seem to work. If you wish, you can e-mail me here and I will send it to you in a reply.

One way of giving you attribution would be to have a page on the company website (which does not yet exist) titled "About our logo", and which would include the original photo, with a proper photo credit and a link to your page on Wikimedia Commons, and a brief explanation that the logo was "inspired by" your photograph. I would also write clearly that this use of your work does not imply that you endorse our company or its products. Alternatively, given that the logo is, of course, much more abstract than the photo, you might decide that you would rather not be mentioned in connection with it at all. Or you may have a better idea. I want to do whatever you think is appropriate. Please let me know what you prefer. Davidhof (talk) 20:34, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

Use of your workEdit

I am hoping to use some of your pictures in a semi-educational card game. Your name will be listed in the photo credits. I am posting this notice per your request. Thank you for taking such lovely pictures and sharing them!

Thanks and good luck with the game. ST (talk) 10:23, 16 April 2012 (UTC)

Use of your two Globe photosEdit

Dear Estar, My name is Ann and I am using your two Globe photos in my lesson plans for English 12 for a company that I write for named Dreyfous and Associates, creators of EduSystem (a K-12 digital school system providing curricula to schools) and EduPlatform (a digital lesson delivery software). I am attributing the photos to you, as requested. I am thrilled to be able to use them - makes my explanationo of Elizabethan theater much easier. Ann

Thanks! happy to help :) ST (talk) 10:23, 16 April 2012 (UTC)

Use of your imageEdit

I would like to use your image. It is for the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, UK web site.

It would appear as a small thumbnail image on a web site. The image would be very small so we would not be able to print a credit for you. Could we use it? Vicky Murphy

Congratulations - Scorpion image in the Daily MailEdit

Hello Ester...I Have Used Two Of Your Wikimedia Photos With Attributions For My Tu B'Shvat Pages...Edit

Hello Ester:

My name is Eli and I have selected two of your photos as cover photos for my two educational Facebook pages on the holiday of Tu B'Shvat, as I think they are appropriate and symbolize the season of the holiday. They are located here with attributions in the description:

Thank you for uploading these beautiful photos of almond blossoms in Israel and I look forward to any future photos of Israel.

Sincerely, Eli Ha-Levi.

Thank you for sharing this info :) 15:37, 25 November 2012 (UTC)

We've used your photoEdit

Use of photo of Flea Market in Jerusalem.Edit

I wanted to notify you that your picture of the flea market in the Old City of Jerusalem will be used as an illustration for a blog post here (

Photo UseEdit

Hi Ester,

As requested on your Wikimedia Commons page, I am writing to let you know I am recommending your photo,, for use in a commentary on Mark in the Teach the Text Commentary Series to be published by Baker Publishing Group. If you have any questions you may contact me at Thank you very much for posting such a unique photo.

Kim Walton

Thanks, ST (talk) 09:17, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Bank of Israel fotoEdit

Ester > We're using the picture in an article on our website. we're at:

John Goff Digitial Media Manager Global Finance

Thanks, ST (talk) 09:15, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Use of file for Moby Max (online science curriculum)Edit


I was hoping to obtain your permission for using your photo for Moby Max, an online, interactive science curriculum. The picture will include the proper attributions in the program. You can reach me at

Thank you so much.

Kind wishes, Monica

Sure, it is already free to use under the licence terms :) ST (talk) 19:38, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Image UsageEdit

Hello Ester Inbar,

I would like to use your cake image "Hebrew Wikipedia" for a university presentation. It will not be made publicly available, only shared among the course members.

Only if it is OK with you, of course! You can contact me via if you wish.

Best Regards, Roland Halbig

Sure, it is already free to use under the licence terms :) ST (talk) 19:38, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Usage of File:LaBoca ST 98.jpgEdit

Dear Ester Inbar,

I'm Alexander of, a travel learn program that is doing an authentic learning experience in Argentina, learning from local people. Part of the journey will be related to FIE 2016 in Cordoba. I therefore was looking for an image that represents the local spirit of Argentina and used it for a flyer, see here.

Thank you very much for allowing your photo to be used.

Have a good day. - Alexander

Thanks for the link! nice job :) ST (talk) 19:38, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

השתמשתי בתמונה שצילמתEdit

השתמשתי בתמונה שצילמת, מקווה שעקבתי נכון אחר כל ההנחיות למתן קרדיט —Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 07:14, 10 May 2016 (UTC)

Thanks ST (talk) 17:07, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

Doum Palm locationEdit

Hi, where did you take your Doum Palm photo? Thanks --2A02:C7D:4117:500:948D:ACEF:EFDD:5C9A 06:14, 28 May 2016 (UTC)

It was somewhere in the Arava area, not sure exactly where. ST (talk) 17:06, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

scorpion picture useEdit

Thank you for your excellent scorpion picture. It was the featured animal today on my invertebrate blog, and can be found here.


— Preceding unsigned comment added by Excentricat (talk • contribs) 18:36, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

I used one of your photosEdit

Hello Ester!

I have used a photo of Hyles livornica in my free software educational proyect "Animalandia" (

You can see directly in the follow link and clic over "Siguiente" ("Next") several times:

If you wish (and I hope yes), you can send me (via some letters or/and a photo for your "contributor profile" in Animalandia:

I want show to my students (and so everybody) that Animalandia is make for "real person", and I can tell them about "generosity", "share" and other similar words that we use very few at this time...

This is my "contributor profile" and others, for example:

In the future, I use more of your photos, I sure!

Thank you for the licence and, of course, for your splendid photos!!


Fernando Lisón, from Spain --Fernando.lison (talk) 20:16, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

use of Manhattan pictureEdit


I am a french assistant professor in mathematics (université Paris Diderot) and I recently used your aerial view of NYC. The context was a talk to middle schoolers about random walks. I used it to illustrate how American cities sometimes follow a grid and can be represented by one in mathematics. You are credited as the photographer in the slide.

The section of the french ministry of education will put my slides on their website, here is the link :

I am sending you this message as you requested in the description ! Please let me know if my use of the picture is a problem or if you have any questions.

Best (Lehitraot ?)


— Preceding unsigned comment added by Legokhrass (talk • contribs) 16:52, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
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