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Is any of the other major photosharing sites better than Flickr for the albums hierarchy? I mean the possibility to define a depth of more than two... If I'm not mistaken in flickr you can only define Collections and then Albums in those Collections, but you can't get any deeper.

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Out of curiosity what is your organizational use case? –  Shizam Nov 7 '10 at 18:18
    
I like to have my images separated by year, for example. –  Carles Nov 7 '10 at 20:58
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You can also tag your images by year, giving a way to look at them across that axis. –  mattdm Jan 29 '11 at 17:13

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Flickr does allow a collection to contain either sets, or other collections, giving you that hierarchy

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Nice, I didn't notice this. I had some sets in a collection and it didn't let me add another collection inside... Thanks. –  Carles Nov 7 '10 at 20:59
    
@Carles I found it "less than obvious" that a collection could only contain one type of thing, but I do do this myself with a few collections –  Rowland Shaw Nov 8 '10 at 8:45
    
@Rowland - now, if flickr would make collections shareable, that would make them significantly more useful. –  bill weaver Aug 31 '11 at 19:48
    
@bill what do you mean by "shareable"? You can always send the link out –  Rowland Shaw Aug 31 '11 at 20:00
    
@Rowland, i mean to be able to send a guest pass to someone for a collection. flickr.com/groups/flickrideas/discuss/72157600044271250 –  bill weaver Aug 31 '11 at 20:42

SmugMug allows for what is essentially three levels:

Categories
--Subcategories
----Galleries

You can completely customize the names of Categories, Subcategories, and Galleries.

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