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Flickr - at flickr.com - is a popular photo sharing and photography-based social networking website.

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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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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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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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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'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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Licensing/copyright of an image hosted on Flickr's static CDN?

I have found an image at Flickr's static CDN. There is no copyright notice in the image or html source code. I'd like to use it in a presentation and potentially re-publish. How do I find out its ...
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Is it possible to share albums privately on Flickr?

I post my pics from various shoots and events on Flickr (portraits, family events, baby showers, etc.). I arrange my photos into Albums, e.g., all the shots from a reunion are in the "May Reunion&...
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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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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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Can I make Lightroom see existing Flickr albums as photosets

I have started using Lightroom5 and I generally organize my photos by location. So if I have taken some photos for a new location I create a new photoset (i.e Liverpool) drag my images to it and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I copy flickr descriptions to exif?

I need to move most of the albums from one Flickr account to another. There do not appear to be any tools to do this directly. I am left with downloading them, then uploading them to the other account....
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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 to download Flickr Photos in bulk?

What is the best option to download Flickr photos? Now that Flickr announced of going away with Free accounts (limited to 1000 photos only),I would like to close their account. However, I have around ...
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How can I get a similar amount of views/likes/faves etc as I get on my 500px account? I get NOWHERE near anything remotely similar on Flickr [closed]

I have exactly the same photos on my 500px and Flickr accounts (through an IFTTT setup, saves me time). However, my 500px account has ≈ 2 000 views and my Flickr account has somewhere around 10 (keep ...
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Why does my low key photo look pixelated on online services?

I captured a low key RAW photo with my Nikon D5100. I processed it using Lightroom, exported it as a JPG and then set it as my Facebook profile picture. Despite the initial JPG looking good, the ...
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One-way sync from Linux to Flickr

I am looking for a linux CLI alternative to flickrsync for Windows. I would like to sync a linux directory to flickr, with photos added, being automatically uploaded, and photos removed, being ...
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Lightroom upload to Flickr: Replace Re-Published photos

I connected my Flickr account to Lightroom in order to upload photos. After uploading an album, I edited a couple of the pictures in this album. Now, they appear under "Modified Photos To Republish" ...
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to Flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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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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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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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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Does Flickr allow shared albums with pictures from multiple people? What's the best service for this?

My friends and I took a bunch of pictures (and videos) on a three week trip overseas. We're not professionals or anything, but we amassed more than 2000 vacation photos from six sources (smartphones, ...
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Is there a list of photo printing services that use the Flickr API?

Is there a list of known photo printing services that utilize the Flickr API so that images can be grabbed from your existing Flickr account rather than you having to create a separate account and re-...
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Is replacing images on Flickr (via Lightroom) possible in 2021? If so how long does it take?

I published an image to Flickr using Lightroom. Afterwards I changed the development settings and, as LR diligently asked me to re-publish that image (explicitly asking if I wanted to replace it), I ...
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migrate from Lightroom 3 to Lightroom 5: publish services

I've been using LR3 for a few years now, and had to split my collection into multiple catalogs (I found that over 10k photos, LR would slow down so much as to be unusable). This is supposed to have ...
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Canon EOS 6D/5D - Lightroom - Flickr - Exifdata missing

I´m using Flickr for my Concertphotos. Please have a look: https://www.flickr.com/photos/50024469@N03/sets. My problem is I can´t see which camera I have used, or the basic Exifs (apparture, shutter ...
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Is there any way to organize photos in the Photostream section of Flickr?

Is there any way to organize photos in the Photostream section of Flickr? I would like to have it filled with folders with different groups of photos. Instead, every photo I upload ends up in an ...
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Adobe Lightroom 4.4.1 publishing to flickr

When trying to publish photos to flickr.com I am getting the following error message ...
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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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Flickr: add tag to other people's photos in batch

Let's say I perform a search on Flickr, and I want to add the same tag to all the search results. Adding this tag is allowed when opening the search results one-by-one, but I cannot find any way 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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Is it possible to share only one album from Flickr?

A few days back I made an account on Flickr. However, when I send an album link to some of my clients they are able to see my "my collection" and from there they can see my all albums. Is there a way ...
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Importing Flickr tags into Lightroom as keywords [duplicate]

I currently use the built in publish to Flickr service in Lightroom 5.7. If I add a keyword to a picture in Lightroom and publish it to Flickr, the keyword is added as a Flickr tag. This is all well ...
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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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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 ...
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How can i merge my two Flickr accounts? [closed]

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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