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The Captive SlaveEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 12 May 2018 at 16:49:15 (UTC)

 
Original – The portrait is thought to have been created by the artist to promote the abolition of slavery in the British Empire -- the sources suggest the artist captured both the humanity of the subject, and the inhumanity of the institution.
Reason
The composition and technical aspects seem well done in this museum version
Articles in which this image appears
The Captive Slave
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
John Simpson (artist)
Thanks. What is the minimum? Alanscottwalker (talk) 11:23, 3 May 2018 (UTC)
1500 pixel in width and height. Armbrust The Homunculus 12:20, 3 May 2018 (UTC)
Oh, sorry. Archive or just delete this? Alanscottwalker (talk) 12:58, 3 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 20:28, 3 May 2018 (UTC)



Victoria Memorial situated in KolkataEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 5 May 2018 at 17:34:37 (UTC)

 
Original – A very high resolution stitched panorama image of the iconic landmark in Kolkata
 
Edit4 – An exposure and distortion corrected version of an already uploaded file

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Subhrajyoti07 (talkcontribs) 05:53, 28 April 2018 (UTC)

Reason
A very high resolution stitched panorama image of the iconic landmark in Kolkata. The fully downloaded image viewed at 100% resolution allows exceptional level of details for the viewers. I did not find such high resolution image in wikipedia for this landmark architecture and feel its inclusion will enrich the article.
Articles in which this image appears
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Memorial,_Kolkata
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Subhrajyoti07 (talk) 17:34, 25 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Support as nominatorSubhrajyoti07 (talk) 17:34, 25 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment - Pl check Edit 1. I have made some distortion corrections and exposure control basis the feedback so far received Subhrajyoti07 (talk) 05:57, 28 April 2018 (UTC)
  • I have created a edit 2 version of the image and worked on the exposure from scratch to give it an edge to edge consistency. Kindly check and share your views on the latest edit.— Preceding unsigned comment added by Subhrajyoti07
  • Another version Edit4 has been uploaded. Pl share your views on the same.Subhrajyoti07 (talk) 13:23, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Slight slope towards right corrected and uploaded as an updated image in Edit4 submission.Subhrajyoti07 (talk) 14:26, 29 April 2018 (UTC)

(talkcontribs)

  • Oppose - Not a fan of the washout on the right side of the photo chsh (talk) 20:31, 25 April 2018 (UTC)
  • If that can be fixed, I would support. --Janke | Talk 06:02, 26 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose - Aside from the washout, there is serious distortion.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 05:27, 27 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose – Per previous two. Building appears to bulge outward. Sca (talk) 15:37, 27 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose - The correction of the sky isn't done properly. Use a brightness mask in order to fix it edge-to-edge, and keep saturation & brightness in check. Distortion correction look OK, though. --Janke | Talk 11:13, 28 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment – Better, but image seems to me to still be slightly canted to right. Sca (talk) 13:58, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment – Now there is severe banding in the sky, not good. --Janke | Talk 15:35, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 05:09, 6 May 2018 (UTC)



Spotted hyenaEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 6 May 2018 at 08:02:02 (UTC)

 
OriginalSpotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) in the Etosha National Park, Namibia
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Spotted hyena
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Mammals
Creator
Charlesjsharp
  • Unfortunately not; see response on Commons FP. Charlesjsharp (talk) 09:14, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Support then.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 12:33, 30 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Support - This one looks good for me. I appreciate shots of the whole animal as opposed to just the face. Mattximus (talk) 23:05, 1 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support − Good. Yann (talk) 16:24, 4 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:16, 6 May 2018 (UTC)



Head of chacma baboonEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 6 May 2018 at 08:12:38 (UTC)

 
Original – Male chacma baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes) in Chobe National Park, Botswana
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Chacma baboon Baboon
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Mammals
Creator
Charlesjsharp

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:17, 6 May 2018 (UTC)



President Nixon outside the Apollo 11 quarantine unitEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 9 May 2018 at 09:09:43 (UTC)

 
Original – President Nixon greeting the Apollo 11 astronauts in the Mobile Quarantine Facility, after successfully landing the first human on the moon.
Reason
Iconic photo; unfortunate blur in the bottom right, the rest of the image is pretty good though considering how hard it can be to photograph shiny things with humans in the image.
Articles in which this image appears
Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Mobile Quarantine Facility
FP category for this image
Space
Creator
NASA
  • Support as nominatorKees08 (Talk) 09:09, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment – Historic moment, but image composition is also marred by people-jumble behind Nixon, who is visible only in profile. Sca (talk) 14:04, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Support – Emotional image with historical significance and interesting context. Photographically average, but very interesting nevertheless. Steevven1 (Talk) (Contribs) (Gallery) 20:53, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose – Fails to meet criteria 1 and 3. – Sca (talk) 14:17, 8 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 17:56, 9 May 2018 (UTC)



Pipe smokingEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 14 May 2018 at 18:06:40 (UTC)

 
Original – Bearded man smoking pipe
Reason
high quality image used as a lead image in the subject
Articles in which this image appears
Pipe smoking
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured_pictures/People/Others
Creator
Thuy Ha Bich
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 18:06, 4 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support--Famberhorst (talk) 15:36, 5 May 2018 (UTC)
  • comment is there any reason that this is in black and white? Mattximus (talk) 13:23, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Mattximus: The image was uploaded from Pixabay. I guess black and white is used here to reinforced the contrast. Regards, Yann (talk) 19:37, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 18:32, 14 May 2018 (UTC)



Helleborus orientalisEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 14 May 2018 at 16:49:02 (UTC)

 
Original – a caption for the image, providing adequate context for voters on WP:FPC
Reason
High quality, very illustrative of the seed pods.
Articles in which this image appears
Hellebore
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Plants/Flowers
Creator
Famberhorst
  • Support as nominatorFamberhorst (talk) 16:49, 4 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support but I would move it up in the page, seeing the quality compared to the rest of the illustrations. Yann (talk) 08:08, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
    • Question: my knowledge of the English language is very bad. I therefore do not know what you mean exactly.--Famberhorst (talk) 15:26, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
      • He thinks that the image should be used near the top of the article's page, rather than lower down.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 05:58, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
        • Question: Can you just change that? --Famberhorst (talk) 17:02, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
          • I know nothing about botanic, this is much better quality than other images. I would replace Helleborus odorus (poor composition) by this one. Yann (talk) 17:43, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
            •   Done. Thanks for your reviews.--Famberhorst (talk) 17:17, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support --LivioAndronico (talk) 19:20, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose – Decent quality photo, but not particularly interesting, nor uniquely composed. Steevven1 (Talk) (Contribs) (Gallery) 20:54, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support - Perfectly encyclopedic; good focus, sharp lines.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 05:58, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • SupportBammesk (talk) 15:49, 13 May 2018 (UTC)

Promoted File:Helleborus orientalis, Zaaddozen zwellen, Locatie, Tuinreservaat Jonkervallei 01.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 19:25, 14 May 2018 (UTC)



Catalan AtlasEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 16 May 2018 at 08:25:35 (UTC)

 
Original – Catalan Atlas, 1375 map by Abraham Cresques
Reason
high resolution and good quality reproduction of an ancient map
Articles in which this image appears
Iberian cartography, 1400–1600, Abraham Cresques, Catalan Atlas
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Diagrams, drawings, and maps/Maps
Creator
Abraham Cresques, uploaded by Joop Rotte
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 08:25, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Wow --LivioAndronico (talk) 19:20, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support – Great reproduction. Steevven1 (Talk) (Contribs) (Gallery) 20:56, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support – --Janke | Talk 05:31, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment - Several stitching errors or issues with positioning of the individual tiles. There are several bars of pure white mixed in with the white background, like under the third tile/illustration.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 06:01, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Somehow, that doesn't bother me at all... ;-) --Janke | Talk 18:41, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Not something I'd oppose over, but it is worth fixing before we promote this.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 01:22, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Chris Woodrich : It seems a rotation of 0.15° and a slight crop would fix that. CropTool doesn't work here, and I am on a limited connection. Finally, at the 5th tentative, it worked with a lossless crop, but then I may have cropped it too much. Regards, Yann (talk) 15:04, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support the new version I just uploaded. The rotate/crop ended up cutting off part of the atlas, so I went back to the source file to clone in the background.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 02:14, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support - I like this a lot, high EV. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 13:48, 12 May 2018 (UTC)

Promoted File:1375 Atlas Catalan Abraham Cresques.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:07, 16 May 2018 (UTC)



Alexandre DumasEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 18 May 2018 at 17:38:11 (UTC)

 
Original – Alexandre Dumas, by Nadar
Reason
high resolution and good quality reproduction of a 160 years old picture
Articles in which this image appears
Alexandre Dumas
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Artists and writers
Creator
Nadar / Google Art Project
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 17:38, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support good work Charlesjsharp (talk) 16:13, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support even though a bit of restoration would be in order - dust spots etc. --Janke | Talk 16:49, 10 May 2018 (UTC) Edit: strike support due to double candidacy. --Janke | Talk 06:18, 17 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support --LivioAndronico (talk) 18:57, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support This picture had been in use in several notable non-wiki shows and website, as the sole representation of Alexandre Dumas. Would be better if someone can colourize the picture.--Respublika Narodnaya (talk) 08:01, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Colorize? Never!!! Check out who Nadar is! --Janke | Talk 09:39, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
  • I don't know. The colors of this one are a bit better. Regards, Yann (talk) 18:02, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support --Famberhorst (talk) 16:15, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Question Hang on, this exact image is already featured, why is it nominated again? Mattximus (talk) 23:29, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose - Agree with Matt.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 01:59, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose – I can't see promoting essentially the same image twice. (And no, I'm not related to Yossarian).Sca (talk) 12:53, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose If you think this version is better, then it's more appropriate to delist and replace. There is no reason to have 2 identical images nominated. Mattximus (talk) 13:38, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment - Other nomination: Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Alexander Dumas -- this would need to be delisted if to be replaced. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 13:44, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose – two FPs of same original photo, per above. Bammesk (talk) 15:55, 13 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 18:35, 18 May 2018 (UTC)



Georgette SeabrookeEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 18 May 2018 at 18:35:51 (UTC)

 
Original – Georgette Seabrooke, American muralist, artist, illustrator, art therapist, non-profit chief executive and educator
Reason
good quality portrait and high resolution reproduction
Articles in which this image appears
Georgette Seabrooke
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Artists and writers
Creator
Jules Bucher, restored by Yann
  • Information This was previous featured, but wrongly identified, so I am renominating it under the right name. I don't know what should be done with the old FP nomination page, and with {{POTD/2018-02-28}}. Please help.
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 18:35, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
  • I've no idea, but you'd need to delist the previous nom somehow and edit the POTD page to correct the error etc. Charlesjsharp (talk) 16:16, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support I don't know for the previous....isn't my work--LivioAndronico (talk) 18:59, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Well, that's embarrassing. How did the Savage identification happen? Did the NARA mislabel it, or...? (Procedurally, I don't think we need to re-feature this.)  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 02:02, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
    • I agree with Chris; the image itself is still featured; no need for action apart from correcting the descriptions. Maybe add a comment to the old nomination of the change. --Paul_012 (talk) 06:43, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
      • Perhaps a delist and replace?! Bammesk (talk) 16:06, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
        • It's still the same image, isn't it? Just renamed?  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 00:15, 15 May 2018 (UTC)
          • With the added comments to old nom, POTD, and renaming of the file, things look clear. May be a good idea !? to run it again as POTD with a description of Georgette Seabrooke. Just a thought. Bammesk (talk) 02:51, 18 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 18:39, 18 May 2018 (UTC)

  • But because it's already a featured picture, it will remain so (at least until someone nominates it for delisting). Armbrust The Homunculus 18:39, 18 May 2018 (UTC)



Dark purple TrichoglottisEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 22 May 2018 at 04:55:28 (UTC)

 
Original – Dark purple Trichoglottis orchid
Reason
Dark purple Trichoglottis orchid (Trichoglottis atropurpurea) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This is a VI and QI on Commons and I find that I keep coming back to it. Nominated for FP on Commons a while back and have since made a few adjustments based on feedback provided there.
Articles in which this image appears
Trichoglottis atropurpurea, Trichoglottis
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Plants/Flowers
Creator
Rhododendrites
  • Support as nominator – — Rhododendrites talk \\ 04:55, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Nice --LivioAndronico (talk) 11:33, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment - Nice image... is it possible to darken the background a bit so the lattice isn't as prominent?  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 08:24, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
CSS image crop
  • Support - Looks good to me.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 07:49, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Rhododendrites, I am leaning to support, how about a tighter crop, for example CSS image crop on right? Bammesk (talk) 16:48, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
    @Bammesk: Thanks. Personally, I prefer being able to see the whole "arm", but you are not the first person to propose such a crop. I'd like to see this one through before attempting the crop (since it's already a QI/VI, a major change like that would require a separate file/nomination anyway). — Rhododendrites talk \\ 15:58, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
Understood. Bammesk (talk) 02:02, 15 May 2018 (UTC) . . . sidenote: alternates can be added to noms and voted on, examples [1], [2]
  • I'm not sure if that's the correct term, but you can notice many unnatural "spots" or "halos" around the flowers and leaves in full resolution. Tomer T (talk) 09:42, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • I guess that's due to some inaccuracy in masking when the background was darkened - halos not visible in original photo, first in the upload history... --Janke | Talk 10:41, 21 May 2018 (UTC)
  • @Tomer T and Janke: Yes indeed, thanks. I've gone ahead and reworked the edits pretty significantly, uploading a new version. Hopefully this addresses what you're talking about? New version / previous versionRhododendrites talk \\ 18:21, 21 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Given the edits above are rather late and this nomination will be closing in a couple hours, if this is closed as not promoted before there are any more comments, perhaps you could let me know on my talk page, Tomer T and Janke, if you think it would be worth renominating the newest version. Thanks (sorry for the second ping). — Rhododendrites talk \\ 22:28, 21 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:27, 22 May 2018 (UTC)

  • Nomination didn’t reach the necessary quorum for promotion. Armbrust The Homunculus 10:27, 22 May 2018 (UTC)



Lynn Canyon Suspension BridgeEdit

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 22 May 2018 at 09:03:33 (UTC)

 
Original – The Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is a pedestrian bridge located within Lynn Canyon Park, in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Reason
Good quality, high EV
Articles in which this image appears
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Poco a poco
  • Support as nominatorTomer T (talk) 09:03, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Weak support – Striking composition with lush detail – weak because target article is essentially a stub. Sca (talk) 12:38, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Gorgeous image.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 08:22, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
  • SupportBammesk (talk) 16:58, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Support --Marvellous Spider-Man 09:48, 16 May 2018 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:28, 22 May 2018 (UTC)

  • Nomination didn’t reach the necessary quorum for promotion. Armbrust The Homunculus 10:28, 22 May 2018 (UTC)