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How to attribute Flickr Creative Commons photos online?

I found some nice images on Flickr using the advanced image search to show only those that are creative commons licensed; I want to use the images in a commercial website I am building. One of the ...
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How secure is Flickr's “disable download of original image” feature?

In the Flickr privacy settings page there's a setting entitled "Who can access your original image files?". If I set this to anything other than "Anyone" (e.g. "Only you" or "Your contacts"), is it ...
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Can I automatically convert RAW images to JPEG when publishing to Flickr in Lightroom 3?

I am using Lightroom 3, with the built-in Publish To Flickr feature. When I have a JPEG image (that isn't too large for Flickr), this feature works very smoothly. However, I often have RAW images, ...
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How to import photos and metadata from Flickr to Lightroom?

While exporting photos (and metadata) from Lightroom to Flickr is relatively simple, importing your own photos and metadata from Flickr to Lightroom doesn't seem to be as straightforward. I have a ...
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How do I correctly provide Creative Commons attribution on a digital print?

I'm using a photo I found on Flickr that is licensed with the Creative Commons non-commercial attribution license. I'm modifying this photo and then will be giving it as a present to a friend. Does ...
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Does Flickr recompress JPEGs after upload?

Does Flickr recompress JPEGs after upload? I know that if you upload a TIFF, for example, Flickr converts it to JPEG. But do they also compress incoming JPEGs? I've read some complaints about the ...
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What's the best way to get photos from Lightroom 3 to Flickr?

As someone who publishes a lot of photos on Flickr, I'd like to know the best way to export my photos. I see that Lightroom 3 has a built-in publishing tool... is that the best option or are there ...
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Is there any Flickr/Picasa Web service to store and share RAW files?

I have RAW files I would like to store in the cloud. Which are my options?
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Why are my Lightroom exports too dark in Flickr?

I've been using LR3 for a while now and have noticed that when I export a photo to JPG and upload it to Flickr it ends up slightly darker. The exported photo is ok, it's the image when viewed through ...
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What should one consider before signing contract with a microstock agency like Getty?

Getty has shown interest in some of my images in flickr. This is my first time experience with microstock agencies. I am kind of nervous as well as excited. Is there anything in particular I should ...
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Updating pictures on Flickr with Lightroom which were originally not added with Lightroom

A while back, before I purchased LR3, I uploaded a few hundred photos to Flickr. Since, I received comments and fave's on several of them. However, I want to update them. Many need a little cropping ...
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How do I get Lightroom 3 to upload my original JPEGs to flickr?

I shoot in JPEG (not a pro yet) and want to publish my photos in my pro account in flickr, is there a way to tell Lightroom 3 to upload my original untouched JPEGs? In the Flickr Publish Service ...
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Better than Flickr for albums hierarchy

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 ...
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Is it possible to create Lightroom / Flickr captions in two languages?

I need to export images from Lightroom 5 to Flickr/Web with the captions in two different languages; English and Russian. Are there any methods/tools to facilitate this process without mixing two ...
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lightroom: how to upload photos to flickr and prevent duplicate uploads

Test case: Collection C1 contains photos {A, B, C, D} Collection C2 contains photos {A, C, E, F} When I upload these from Lightroom to Flickr (whether at the same time or in separate uploads), I ...
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Is Picasa or iPhoto better for publishing hierarchical sets to Flickr?

I used to use iMatch, then I moved to my own database for various reasons, but I've never had the time to get the GUI front-end working well.... now that I have my Mac, I figured I'd try out iPhoto (I ...
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What are some Chinese/Asian photo sharing websites similar to Flickr?

What are some Chinese/Asian photo sharing websites similar to Flickr? I want to upload some of my photos to one ow two of these websites with Chinese description and share with Chinese/Asian friends. ...
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Is it possible to sync title and description from Flickr to Lightroom?

I wonder if I can sync metadata such as title and description from Flickr to LR without using any third party software, just with built in Flickr Plugin. If so, how can I do it?
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Is there a list of photo printing services that use the Flickr API?

[UPDATE:] After some thinking, I realized this question should be streamlined: Is there a list of known photo printing services that utilize the Flickr API so that images can be grabbed from your ...
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How do I add watermark for photos already in Picasa web?

Is it possible to add visible/invisible watermark to photos already uploaded to Picasa Web/500px/Flickr? Do they preserve EXIF(metadata) of the image? I am looking for free tools/services. If ...
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How do I track what has been published to flickr from Lightroom?

I'm not so much interested in which method to use for publishing (like this question), I'm more interested in how I should go about marking images as "selected for publishing" and keeping track of ...
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Problem sharing images from Photoshop Elements 10 to Flickr/Smugmug

I'm trialling PSE10 as a cheap way of getting good raw processing. Whenever I crop/straighten an image via the 'raw' processing dialog and then upload the result to an online service (tried both ...
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Can I post photos of people online (US)? [duplicate]

I apologize for the confusion, as I asked a similar question before. However, I think I was unclear. I wanted to know whether it is possible to post on the internet (Flickr, Facebook, etc..) photos of ...
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Flickr: Same photo multiple permissions

Lets say I upload 10 images on Flickr I put all the 10 images in set1 with private permissions(visible only to me and my friends and family) Now, lets say out of these 10 photos, I want to share 4 ...
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Where can I easily browse high-quality, free and recent photos? [closed]

I suppose this isn't about photography so much as the online distribution of photos. The gist: I'm looking for an online source for a robust catalog of free and high-quality color photos taken ...
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How can i merge my two Flickr accounts? [on hold]

i had a Flickr account 2 years ago.. i forgot the password .. Then i opened another new Flickr account ... but yesterday I recovered my old one .. and ive some old precious photo on that account and ...
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Is flickr dying? [closed]

Sorry if the question sounds flippant, it isn't meant to be, and I know that this is asking an opinion rather than a verifiable fact but bear with me... I'm looking for somewhere to start uploading ...