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

The Jagged Crown
12 July, 2014 - 26 July, 2014



[edit] Nominations and Votes

[edit] File:ON-place-Alcaire Dolmen.jpg

ON-place-Alcaire Dolmen.jpg

I think this image is of high quality and shows the Dark Anchor in a perfect environment.

  • Support: As nominator ~ Ad intellige (talk) 12:48, 2 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: Have been fairly undecided on this one, but I've decided to oppose this. The image is nice and of good quality, but none of the aspects of it really stand out to me. You have some ruins on the bottom and the Anchor on the top, but neither really work together to make the shot look more impressive. Instead, they made me look at the image in two separate parts that in themselves are good, but not fantastic. It's a small complaint, but I think that there are and will be better ESO images to feature than this. Forfeit (talk) 18:24, 18 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Support: Think the different textures as well as the clarity give enough of a reason to support it being featured, although I haven't played ESO yet. Biffa (talk) 12:44, 19 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: I don't play ESO, but to me, it seems like the anchor is the only thing that is eye-catching, with the blue lightning-ey stuff. The sky is very boring. The ruins are boring. Not a striking image to be featured. ~ Psylocke 16:12, 19 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: While it is nice and clear, it just doesn't... come together and make an impressive image. —<({QT>> 06:17, 20 July 2014 (GMT)

[edit] File:SR-place-Blacksmith Quarters 02.jpg

SR-place-Blacksmith Quarters 02.jpg

I think this is a superb image showing the intended area with beautiful clarity.

  • Support: As nominator. Biffa (talk) 12:53, 19 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: Eh... As the person who took this image, I don't see anything special about it. It may have "beautiful clarity", but I don't think it is FI worthy. ~ Psylocke 16:12, 19 July 2014 (GMT)
  • Oppose: I'm sorry, I don't find it to be eye-catching. It's all too grey to me. —<({QT>> 06:17, 20 July 2014 (GMT)

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