Our recent conversations around Flickr - especially with Frank - have really got me thinking about how and why I use the platform, and how much I rely on it. With any online site or platform, I've always had the perhaps cynical, perhaps entirely healthy view, that sooner or later it will let us down.… Continue reading Hiding In Fear Behind A Wall Of Tags?
Don't know about you, but when I fire up the browser on my MacBook or Chromebook, I have a set of tabs that always open up automatically. Whether I've been using Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I've done this for as long as I can remember. They're my base camps on the increasingly vast internet, from… Continue reading Why I’m Still Loyal To Flickr (Plus An Invitation)
Most of us here are in the highly privileged position of being able to publish their words and images online with great freedom. But the easier it's become to publish online, obviously the more people have done so. Whether they have anything worth sharing or not. Rather than get into the argument of how the… Continue reading Just Because You’re A Photographer, It Doesn’t Mean You Should Have A Photography Blog
As I've spoken about a number of times before, I've been a Flickr user since 2009, and greatly appreciate and enjoy its features. My favourites include - The ability to use tags and albums to easily organise your photos. Unlimited storage for Pro users, which I've used from early on, and means I've been using… Continue reading The Flickr Revival Is On!
We talked before about using tags (mostly on Flickr) to enable easy searching and organising of your photos, something I've found absolutely invaluable. Whilst in the last couple of years my file structure on my hard drive has become far simpler (essentially one folder per year, then a sub folder for each month), sometimes it… Continue reading How To Search Flickr For Photographs Made With A Specific (Digital) Camera