With the WordPress function: wp_get_attachment_image_src, you can get the src of the featured image. Instructions Add this code to your page/post template file where you want to use the featured image source.
Expose the Wordpress "img src" part from the get_the_post_thumbnail, to modify the "img src" syntax.
Heres a little tip on how to display a list of WordPress authors with avatars and username
This snippet will allow WordPress contributors to upload images to the site.