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Have a look at your new Flickr activity feed

Flickr is all about photos: sharing yours, viewing others’, seeing all the amazing images uploaded to the site every day. We figure seeing all those wonderful photos should be easy, beautiful, and simple, so we made a few big changes to how your feed works. First, we’re giving you more control over how you see content that matters to you on Flickr,...

Join our “Shine a Light” photo contest and win a FUJIFILM camera!

While 2020 has been a challenging year for many reasons, we’ve seen that photography has provided a creative escape for many on Flickr. You’ve been using your cameras and photography to bring light to all that is happening in the world. Photographing beautiful landscapes, creating personal portraits, documenting community protests or people observing...

Why today’s Explore is important.

Today we’re populating Flickr’s Explore page with a curated selection of photos of the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight for equality. The selection contains images from the recent protests happening across the United States and internationally in the wake of the unnecessary death of George Floyd, as well as historical photos from the Civil...

Black Lives Matter.

Photographs tell stories. When shared, those photographs can alter the course of history in ways almost unimaginable. Every major social and political movement for more than a century has spread through photography. Elizabeth Eckford ignores the hostile screams and stares of fellow students on her first day of school. She was one of the nine negro...

The importance of photography around the Black Lives Matter movement

We’re proud to be stewards of a community that recognizes the importance of documenting the Black Lives Matter movement. We also want to acknowledge the risk on both sides of the camera –– for photographers, that’s navigating sometimes tense standoffs and for those being photographed, the risk of photos being taken out of context or worse. To ensure...

10 Photographers Sharing Cities Under Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has reached most cities across the globe and over the past few weeks, we’ve seen more and more Flickr members sharing photos of the pandemic’s effects on their lives. For some, these are images of shuttered storefronts and empty streets, while others are capturing events that couldn’t go uncelebrated and gratitude for essential...

Meet the Team: Liz Hall

Liz Hall is Flickr’s talented and passionate Principal Designer. Over the last four years, her work has been focused on understanding and improving the Flickr experience for our members and conducting studies and surveys aimed at learning about how people use Flickr. She’s worked on everything from the Flickr homepage, the 2018 Galleries redesign, the...

Flickr Feature: Sapna Reddy

The peace and tranquility of the forests are just a few of the qualities that draw dual-careered photographer, Sapna Reddy. As a radiologist, she studies images in an attempt to establish a diagnosis and cure the human body. As a photographer, she aspires to generate images that celebrate the beauty of nature and help to heal the mind. We had the...

Flickr photographers find love and inspiration in lockdown

We know that photography brings people together on Flickr and it’s always a delightful surprise to hear about long-lasting friendships and relationships that start here. Such is the story of Els and Gregory, two photographers with a penchant for self-portraiture and lifestyle photography. In 2018, they began corresponding on Flickr about each other’s...

Fresh new styling for maps on Flickr

We’re happy to announce a small but important update to all maps on Flickr. Starting today we’re rolling out an update to use map imagery provided by the wonderful folks at Mapbox. We’ll ramp up the release over the next day or two. The update only affects map styling; it does not affect whether or where a map displays. These new maps have a number...

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