A missed opportunity to celebrate one of our volunteer photographers,
especially considering the competitions that have included photographs
of food in the last year. Shame to fall back on stock photos and
commercial pro-photographers when we have our own massive project to
provide this as a free resource.


On 2 December 2015 at 14:46, John Mark Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote:
> "On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 6:14 PM, K. Peachey <p858sn...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I might have missed it, but I can't see any attribution for the image… as I
>> doubt it will be a click through to the file page.
> I couldnt find the image in
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Cups_of_black_coffee
> The image is only on donate.wikimedia.org, uploaded by "BHouse
> (Trilogy)", which I assume means they are an employee of
> http://www.trilogyinteractive.com (see previous years Form 990):
> https://donate.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coffee-price-overhead.jpg
> It appears to be a stock photo, by photographer Dimitrios Stefanidis.
> http://tineye.com/search/2267feed8737197d64056553011261b75ef34a9e/
> http://www.istockphoto.com/photo/coffee-on-white-25228505
> So my hopeful guess WMF bought a licence to the photograph, but even
> that would be inappropriate IMO.
> It wouldnt have been hard to make a free photo of a coffee, or even
> create a derivative of this lovely CC0 SVG
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cup_of_Coffee.svg
> (assuming the license is correct; I cant see CC0 on
> http://rejke.deviantart.com/art/Coffee-384565868)
> --
> John Vandenberg

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