Flickr Friday

Hashtags As a photography site, Flickr – flickr.com – has been one of my favorites since 07. I encourage you to take a new look at the site. It’s the archive of my personal connection of photos from 2002ish-present. We use the #FlickrFriday hashtag to talk up nerdy things related to Flickr on Fridays. There …

Flickr Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Stars (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about Flickr? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Is it time for a 2022 Flickr Renaissance? We’re in for this coming year, starting with the start slideshow option on old school Apple TV. 2022Flickr forever: Creating the …

What is the social web?

Photo: Ron Mader, San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya (Some rights reserved) It’s easier than ever to use the social web. This page addresses how to make the most of social media — the platforms, channels, and apps which allow members/users to post, share, rank, share, and often remix user-generated content. Much of this is ostensibly free, though …

Flickr

Logo We have been big fans of Flickr – flickr.com – the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. Key Linksflickr.comcookie policysubscription information (FAQ) Flickr Commons Revitalizationflickr.orgThe Flickr Commons program was launched in 2008 and has become a unique collection …

Westography

Screenshot: Flickr albums This week (October 2018) on Radio National: Michael Mackenzie visits Australian photographer Warren Kirk whose work is one of the highlights on Flickr. ‘Westography’ documents the fading social landscape of the western and north-western suburbs of Melbourne and the western arc of country Victoria, Australia. Recommended Listening:Saving ancient suburbia one photo at …

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the revamped Flickr photography site – flickr.com – develops. As a long-time user / member / fan, I am looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our fave accounts which document places photographed …

Flickr News 2018

November 1, 2018 – News from Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead Let’s be candid. Flickr at its best is a place to connect, to discover, and to evolve as photographers and lovers of photography. This is the world’s largest photographer-focused community. Here, together, this newly-independent community can shape the future of photography itself. Today we are announcing updates …

Smugmug acquires Flickr (2018)

April 20, 2018 – Breaking social web news SmugMug announced it has acquired Flickr, the once uber-popular photography site from Yahoo/Oath. Smugmug: “Photographers have always found ways to share their passion, work, and inspiration with each other. Together we are home to the creators, the shutter pressers, the doers and makers. We’re home to you.” …