Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Dendrobates-azureus

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Dendrobates Azureus[edit]

Original
Reason
Beautiful picture of a Blue Poison Dart Frog. Encyclopedic and high quality, this image screams featured picture.
Proposed caption
Dendrobates azureus is a type of poison dart frog found in South America, specifically in the Sipaliwini District in Suriname. Dendrobates azureus is widely known as the Blue Poison Dart Frog or by its Tirio Indian name, Okopipi.
Articles this image appears in
Dendrobates azureus
Creator
Chrumps
  • Support as nominator ZeWrestler Talk 00:52, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Support--Mbz1 01:11, 6 August 2007 (UTC)Mbz1
  • Oppose Obvious post processing - I wonder what filters though could generate the speckling in the background. Debivort 02:04, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Oppose I was very excited by the nominator's description and the thumbnail, but was very disappointed when I looked at the full version. There is a large blown out highlight on the frog's side, and all of the blow out highlights on the moss are distracting. The blurring on the tree looks strange and artificial; it looks like much more than just a shallow depth of field. Yes, the size requirement is only 1000 pixels on any one side, but for an image that hits that lower limit, the full size version must be very sharp. The technical quality of this image isn't up to FP status, but I would certainly support you replacing the current infobox image with this one, as this image looks superb at 200 pixels. Enuja 02:13, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Oppose - Basically, I agree with Enuja. It looked great at thumbnail size and very disappointing after that. Zakolantern 05:32, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Weak oppose Per above.--HereToHelp 14:03, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Strong support This picture is amazing! MalwareSmarts 15:37, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Oppose Great subject but poor technical quality per above. CillaИ X♦C [dic] 20:35, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Oppose it would be a good example for posterization. -Fcb981(talk:contribs) 16:52, 8 August 2007 (UTC)

Not promoted MER-C 09:32, 13 August 2007 (UTC)