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NOW OPEN – Enter Your Best Shot 2020

Our favorite group of the year is back and better than ever! This time around, we’re celebrating with double prizes! Ten winners will each be gifted an Adobe Creative Cloud Photography annual plan AND a lifetime subscription to the DxO Nik editing plugin collection. Your Best Shot is the annual celebration of the most inspiring photography on Flickr....

Our annual Your Best Shot contest is just around the corner!

It’s that time of year when the Flickr community comes together to celebrate the best of their annual photography. What started as a FlickrCentral discussion in 2007 has grown into a beloved annual tradition that now includes prizes! This year, ten lucky winners will receive ten double prizes: an Adobe Creative Cloud Photography annual plans AND a lifetime...

In Group Discussions: Sharing Feedback on Photography

Flickr groups are where you can connect with other Flickr members that share your interests. Whether you’re interested in taking well-timed pet portraits, the importance of documenting social movements, or you’re a macro photography enthusiast, there truly is a group for everyone. Group discussions are where members spark conversations around the subjects...

Google Photos ends unlimited storage. Flickr’s here to pick up the pixels.

Google Photos recently announced an end to their unlimited free storage, leaving many photographers scrambling to find an alternative. Fortunately, we had a feeling this day might come, and Flickr’s got you covered.  In addition to never compressing your photos (like Google does), Flickr Pro offers truly unlimited photo storage. To make the transition...

The Noble Method

How do you go from taking an occasional picture you’re happy with to being able to consistently take pictures you love? The answer is style. Style in photography means having a distinct point of view that you are able to articulate visually. Our individual point of view is what separates us from everyone else. As artists, as people. It’s what...

Al Thomas: The Power of Storytelling

In this Q&A, Al talks about his passion for street and portrait photography and shares some examples of his most recent work. Can you introduce yourself? My name is Al Thomas, and I’m originally from Louisiana, but currently live in Austin, TX. I’m a visual storyteller and educator with a passion for inspiring others to be creative. I...

Explore Accolades and FAQs

Earlier this year, Flickr rebuilt the infrastructure that powers our beloved Explore page. Explore features about 500 exemplary images from across Flickr every day, highlighting photos that have caught the attention of the Flickr community. In rebuilding the tooling that powers Explore, we wanted to make sure it features a wide array of Flickr members,...

Raising Awareness for Big Cats Through Photography

As National Cat Day (October 29th in the United States) approached and we were curating a gallery featuring the felines of Flickr, we happened to be introduced to Stefanie Kraus. Stefanie has been a member of the Flickr community since 2005 and her profile is full of captivating photos of big cats – lions, tigers, leopards, and more. Stefanie is a product...

Flickr FAQs: Finding Your Flickr Community

A few weeks ago, we announced that we are creating a series of video tutorials to help people find their footing on Flickr. Several of you suggested ideas to help us get this series going. Our first video is complete and we’re excited to share it with you. In this episode of Flickr FAQs: Finding your Flickr Community, we address the following questions:...

Interview with Members of the ‘Roid Week 2020 Group

Polaroid Week is a celebration of instant film held on Flickr twice a year— Spring and Autumn. This community-driven project started as far back as 2006 and continues to drive interest and significant participation after almost 14 years of sharing and engaging with other lovers of the medium. To celebrate the start of this year’s Autumn ‘Roid Week on...

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