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Keeping Flickr and Children Safe

Content note: This article contains mentions of child sexual abuse. We have three words that define Flickr: Inspiration. Connection. Sharing. These words fuel our work to make Flickr the best global platform for active communities of photographers, storytellers, and content creators. Some of what we do is very visible, like the revitalization...

The Most Fashionable Photos on Flickr

For every interest, there’s an inspiring photo and photographer to find on Flickr. And today, we’re excited to share some of the photos that put a fashionable foot forward. Here’s to the moments of glamour, vogue, and high fashion that you’ve shared. Enjoy! ;) If you’re inspired by these fashionable moments, share...

16 Questions about One Photo with Leanne Boulton

1. Please introduce yourself. Who are you? What do you do? How long have you been into photography? My name is Leanne and I live and work as a photographer in Glasgow, Scotland. I was into photography as a child with a hand-me-down compact camera of the era, though I took photography much more seriously in the 90s with a film SLR set-up. 2. In one...

Through the lens of women photographers

Today, Explore is populated with a curated selection of photos celebrating the work of women photographers on Flickr, and the many contributions of women throughout history. In this Explore takeover, we’re featuring a selection of images taken by some of the wonderful women who make up the Flickr community, and who shouted out their work here, and...

George Oates Returns to Revitalize the Flickr Commons

Late last year, I was surprised and intrigued to get an email from Ben MacAskill, COO of SmugMug and Flickr. I knew Flickr had been acquired by SmugMug and was happy to hear it, too, because I had been quietly worried about what might happen to this unique and brilliant archive of our lives under the brutal megacorp axe. I had read various press about...

Here’s How to Report Abuse, Spam, and other Inappropriate Content on Flickr

Flickr is committed to being the best photo community in the world, and as such, we are determined to support members who assist us with upholding this ideal.  We recently introduced tools to help people who share content on Flickr make sure that it’s moderated appropriately as safe, moderate, or restricted. This helps ensure members understand and...

Celebrating Women Photographers on Flickr

March is Women’s History Month. For us, that means that it’s a time to stop and say thank you to the women who help make Flickr a vibrant community. Thank you for sharing your photography here, for telling your stories here, and for inspiring others to do the same. On International Women’s Day, we kicked off a conversation asking women on Flickr to...

16 Questions about One Photo with Leslie Frempong

Read on to learn more about Leslie, her workflow to photograph Kenneth, and the path to finding her style. Interested in taking part in this interview series? Let us know! 1. Please introduce yourself. Who are you? What do you do? How long have you been into photography? Hello! My name is Leslie Frempong, I’m a photographer. I picked up an...

The Noble Method: Competition

Photo by Lauren Randolph Between 2009 and 2010, I had a little photo crew. It was basically a way for four friends to get outside and make some art. We’d call up some models, or some other friends, and the four of us would take pictures. Routinely, as one of us was thinking up the perfect shot, someone else would capture it. Snatch it right out...

16 Questions about One Photo with Mark Edwards: “In the Grip of COVID”

In this 16 Questions about One Photo interview, we spoke to Flickr member Mark Edwards about his photo “In The Grip Of COVID.” Read on to learn about Mark’s creative process and if you would like to take part in this interview series, let us know! 1. Please introduce yourself. Who are you? What do you do? How long have you been into photography?...

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