UESPWiki:Featured Images

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Featured images follow the same nomination process as for Featured Articles, but as they appear in a different section of the main page, a separate series of votes is held to decide which images meet the required standard.

For an image to be eligible for Featured status, it must be used in a UESP article. This is to prevent specially-taken beauty shots from stealing the limelight.

A gallery of older Featured Images can be found here. Similarly, the archives of previous nominations can be found here. Note that not all failed nominations are included.


[edit] Featured Image Process

[edit] Nomination

Any registered member can nominate any image at any time. Nominated images should be of high quality and meet the site's image standards.

To nominate an image, list it on the bottom of this page with a three-tier heading, (===Example===), and briefly explain why you think the image should be given featured status.


File:SR-quest-Dragon Rising 05.jpg

SR-quest-Dragon Rising 05.jpg

This is another great image. It appears cinematic, which is rare for the TES series.

  • Support as nominator. elliot (talk) 19:13, 5 May 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Voting

After an image has been nominated, any registered member can vote to support or oppose each nomination. Each member can only vote once for a given image, but a member may change his/her vote by striking out the original vote and replacing it with the revised vote.

To vote on an image, state whether you support or oppose the image for featured image status. A vote should be in bold, and all votes must be signed. For example:
* '''Support''': <Comment> --~~~~ or
* '''Oppose''': <Comment> --~~~~

Commenting with your vote is optional, but if you oppose a nomination, please state how the image must be improved to get your support for featured status.

If you are not yet ready to vote but would still like to add your thoughts, you may use:

* '''Comment''': <Comment> --~~~~ or
* '''Question''': <Question> --~~~~

And fill in your concerns or questions.

[edit] Decisions

UESP Administrators will periodically make decisions on image nominations. Decisions will only be made if:

  • The image has been nominated for more than seven days.
  • Five or more votes have been placed.

Nominations not meeting these criteria will be left open until a decision can be reached.

Images whose nominations pass will receive featured image status on the front page for two weeks (which may be extended up to one month if there is a shortage of images), and receive a small bronze star (Featured star.png) on the top right corner. If an image achieves featured status before the present featured image's time expires, it must wait its turn.

[edit] Current Featured Image

Experimental Subject
27 July, 2014 - 10 August, 2014



[edit] Nominations and Votes

[edit] File:ON-place-Phaer Wayshrine.jpg

ON-place-Phaer Wayshrine.jpg

Ah, Auridon. The loveliest of places to land after Coldharbour, IMO, and though this image is "just" of a wayshrine, it is nonetheless a stunning shot. I especially like how the archway's curve is repeated in the dome behind it.

  • Support: As nominator. likelolwhat talk lulzy to me 05:24, 27 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose:Not a bad-looking image, but the problem I have with it is that it could be better. I think it would look better if it was taken from directly in front of the arch that's closest to the photographer, allowing you to see all the way into and through the wayshrine and to see the second arch, which is partially obscured by the first. --AN|L (talk) 15:07, 27 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: Speaking as an experienced photographer and image editor, in terms of image quality, it is good, and although it is colourful, the contrast is a little off. Also, the lighting is bad; you can see the shadows of some off-screen trees on the arch, the shrine, and grass. The shrine is also off-centre, although that isn't the main issue. If the shot was taken from a different angle and/or taken at a different time of day for better lighting and to ensure that there are no shadows, this image will be a lot better. ~ Psylocke 01:59, 28 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: Per Anil and Psylocke. I think it is a very pretty and high quality picture, but not good enough for FI. ~ Ad intellige (talk) 03:36, 28 July 2014 (GMT)

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