[Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments was crap, it's high time to admit it!

Tomasz Ganicz polimerek at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 20:29:50 UTC 2011

W dniu 12 grudnia 2011 20:28 użytkownik Tomasz Kozłowski
<odder.wiki at gmail.com> napisał:

> #2:
> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Featured_picture_candidates/File:Anh%C3%A4user_Mauer.jpg>
> #3:
> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Featured_picture_candidates/File:M%C4%83n%C4%83stirea_Chiajna_-_Giule%C8%99ti.jpg>

Well.. there were better and worse pictures of course out of 0,5
milion uploaded... I guess no-one expected to have high qaulity
pictures only in such a mass contest. But anyway - for the future -
selection and jury process for sure should be changed.  As we cannot
of course expect that all the newbie, amatour photographers will
follow quality requirements of Commons - we should at least expect
that jury members will take it into serious account. In several
countries the jurys seem to completely ignore these requirements. The,
EU level jury had only those pictures which were selected locally...

For the next year I would suggest to
a) select first pictures with minimal technical quality (no low res,
no obvious over and under exposure, no obvious framing mistake such as
cut of top of the church's tower, etc) and get rid with all others -
this step could be done by organisers not the local juries.
b) then let local jury analyze its artistic, wow and uniqness factors...

Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

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